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Bookkeeping is the process of recording the financial transactions of a business, organization or individual into a daybook or ledger. The bookkeeper creates a trial balance, which lists all the general ledger accounts of a business or organization and is part of the double-entry bookkeeping system. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, businesses and professionals can hire bookkeepers to record all their purchases, sales, receipts, payments and other transactions.

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Robin Bonzon

A personal touch to meet your business goals.

United States - Portfolio: 3

With a combined 15 years experience in search engine marketing and optimization, as well as a combine 25 years in sales experience, we have the knowledge and skills to create successful ad campaigns, as well as additional website services. In addition, as a small digital marketing firm, we offer a personal service, getting to know our clients so we can really dig into how our client defines 'success' and create manageable goals related to that. Our fees are lower than most large advertising agencies, with equal or greater knowledge in the field. We are Google AdWords certified, offer packages that can work with even the smallest budgets, and can customize online solutions to fit any need. We are dedicated to helping businesses - especially small businesses - succeed and increase their profit margin. We firmly believe that small businesses are the foundation of the economy and strive to put their needs first.

$27.00 /hr
0 hours

Adnan Hayat

Adnan Hayat

Virtual Assistant, Blog writing, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

Pakistan - Tests: 12

Have bachelor's of science in economics & marketing + extra accounting units (all As), currently studying to sit for the CPA exam. Proficient with QuickBooks (many PC & Mac versions), XERO, MS Excel. 5 years full charge accounting experience, including but not limited to setting up an accounting system for a company, bank and c/c reconciliations, AP/AR, payroll, inventories, depreciation and amortization, financial statements presentations, GAAP and tax compliance. Other office experience includes data entry & analysis, Internet research, logistics, marketing, e-commerce, translations Russian - English and administrative support. Honesty and reliability are my priorities, I see challenging problems as a space to learn and grow, ready to go the extra mile to achieve the best results in the shortest time.

$5.56 /hr
33 hours

Laresa Superioridad

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Shalom! I am Laresa Superioridad an accounting graduate with 18 units education subject. My expertise runs in an accounting industry which tasks evolve in preparing financial statements, bank reconciliation, cash flow and budget preparation. I also have an experience in quick book program. Though my degree expresses more in financial transactions, it never stops there. I also have skills in writing especially feature and essay writing and have more desire to expound myself in an online world and it is my desire that brought me here. Furthermore, my experience in gathering teacher’s data encourages me to surf more experiences online that would enable me to enhance and gain more skills.

Associated with: AllisWell Outsourcing

$3.86 /hr
46 hours

Dimphy De Vaan

Dimphy De Vaan

NL- EN Bilingual. Eye for detail. Love for learning.

New Zealand - Tests: 7

Dutch is my native tongue. Living in New Zealand for 17+ yrs has given me the opportunity to further develop my English. Eager to learn, always do my best, might ask more questions, as I like to do a perfect job. Adult educator 10+yrs. (teaching NZQA accredited subjects) Team leader; setting up new project (10+ people) Design, Artist, making things look good Middenstandsdiploma (NL) English - Dutch language skills Spreadsheet skills, incl bookkeeping Strength: Work accurately, Motivator, Coach, Team player & Solo, Perfectionist, Time Management, eye for detail. Giving every project my best. To translate you need to have deep knowledge of both languages; Many things you cannot translate literally, as they will have a different meaning or make no sense. E.g. translating the Dutch sentence: ‘De kraan loopt’ would literally translate: ‘The tap walks’ instead of ‘The tap runs’. I love empowering people to become the best they can and want to be.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,797 hours

Chrystal Mahan

Chrystal Mahan

MBA Professional

United States - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

For you, the client, I provide fast, quality work in Accounting/Bookkeeping with 20 years experience with an MBA. Court Transcription Proofreading and General Proofing, Website setup and design services. Data Entry, Virtual Assistance, Transcription, Social Media Marketing and Copywriting with 10 years experience. Experienced eBook Publisher.

58% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
69 hours

Ma. Victoria Seva

Ma. Victoria Seva Agency Contractor

Virtual Assistant, Bookkeeping, Writing and Design

Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 4

I am an entrepreneur by profession for 20 years. I worked as an assistant manager for a swimming school and an instructor for 5 years, and then moved on to the field of manufacturing and exporting handicrafts, involved in production and industrial design and eventually COO for my own company. My work require that I share my knowledge and communicate my objective with precision in order to get desired results. A noteworthy skill is that I am able to express myself in a straightforward or creative manner as needed. Experienced in Business Letter and Creative Writing, Writing Legal Forms, Speeches and Copy-writing. Creating Business Plans, Reports and Guidelines. Proficient in all MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Corel Draw.

Associated with: VA BCD

$3.50 /hr
40 hours

Mark Anthony Calaguas

Mark Anthony Calaguas Agency Contractor

Amazon, Ebay, Transcription, Data Entry, VA, Bookkeeping, Writing

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

I am Mark Calaguas and I'm one of the top Filipino freelancers in Upwork. I've been working here for years and have contributed a lot already. Some of the things I do are writing such as blogging, article writing, research, and data entry. I also do bookkeeping as well. I can also do Amazon and eBay title proofreading and description writing. I've used eBay turbo lister in the past as well as GarageSale in Mac to list items on eBay. I hope you would consider in your future projects. I am honest and hardworking - some of the values I value the most. Additionally, I offer the following services: - Amazon listing - eBay Listing, eBay lister, eBay Turbo Lister - virtual assistance - article writing/copywriting - content management - data entry support - general administrative duties - eCommerce support (e-mail correspondence, chat, secretarial duties) - Back office administration, clerical services, technology support, data management - Translations Services (English-English, Tagalog/Filipino-English, English-Tagalog/Filipino, Spanish-English, English-Spanish) - Admin support for Joomla, Magento, and Wordpress - eCommerce support (e-mail correspondence, chat, secretarial duties) I am experienced in using the following tools * Basecamp * Backpack * Highrise * Campfire * Freshbooks * Dropbox * Mailchimp * Google Docs

Associated with: TransNet Transcription Services, Tala Data Services, VPRO Global Services

100% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
3,231 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

$4.11 /hr
2,108 hours

Nerdro P.

Nerdro P.

V. Assistant : SEO, SEM, Link Building,

Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

to be able to utilize and maximize my skills by helping and giving my reliable assistance to companies and individuals needing it. I can do on-page and off-page SEO, SEM, Linkbuilding. With my years of experience, I am capable to build quality links just tell me the standards of the project and what you want it to be. Proficient with: Social Bookmarking Web 2.0 Local Citation Listings Wordpress Directory Submission Blog Commenting X-cart Branded link building Forum Posting Article Writing/Re-writing Keyword Research Coupon Sharing

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
11,642 hours

Julius A.

Julius A.

Writer, Sales, Customer Service, Data Entry, Personal Assistant,Review

Philippines - Tests: 5

Welcome to my account. I'm happy to have you here. I can work as a customer service representative (inbound or outbound). At the same time, I am a good front liner. I used to talk to all of our customers for my past company, replying to their complaints and keeping the company's directory updated. I also wrote articles, most of them were advertisements, and also inspirational, life, and opinion pieces. Most of my customers were from the USA, some were from the EU. I have worked as a customer service representative, an online editor, and a forum moderator. I can work any time of the day, at your convenience, through Skype or email.

90% Job Success
$3.00 /hr
36 hours