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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

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

Lukasz Kisiel

Lukasz Kisiel

Accountancy and Financial Reporting

Poland - Tests: 3

Hi, I am a freelancer from Poland experienced mainly in accounting, financial reporting. My hobby is also English translation/transcription. I am an experienced accountant who have worked for various international companies, responsible for a correct bookkeeping, accounts overview, preparing various financial reports and analyses for Management Boards' purposes. I have worked in Polish GAAP environment and under IFRS requirements. I am also skilled in financial audit, therefore I am also able to advise cost efficiency, improve credit control etc. I am used to project management and multi tasking; I pay attention to details of the project and to deliver it within all requirements (scope, deadline, milestones, etc.) in order to deliver my service at the best possible level. My English level is proficient (FCE certificate and years of working in English speaking environments), therefore I can translate any formal or informal text or provide a transcription of an English audio file

$7.00 /hr
0 hours

Maria A.

Maria A.

Expert in Admin, Research, Writing, Customer Services, Help Desk

United Kingdom - Tests: 5

I am extremely hard working and a fantastic Creative Writer. I research all projects 100% and I work with accuracy and dedication from my home office without any interruption. Occasionally, I work on various projects given to me by my previous employer on a freelance basis using my expertise in data entry, mail merging, researching, customer services, creative writing and transcription services. I have worked in an extremely demanding office environment for 9 years and dedicated all of my skills into creating a role that nobody else could fill. I recently wanted to become self employed so I can share all the skills I have from my home office, ensuring the highest quality of service to businesses seeking a good, honest, hard working, accurate and speedy performer! I am available by telephone, email and Skype. I have excellent internet upload and download speed!

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Ellen Sue Pilger

Ellen Sue Pilger

Ecommerce Customer Service / Support / SEO / Administrative / Bookkeep

United States

I have produced accurate, reliable, time sensitive results for many businesses working as a professional in customer service and administative management. Most recently I have been working remotely for an ecommerce firm taking orders, providing customer service and search engine optimization as needed. My skills in friendly communication, problem solving, technical solutions, accuracy against deadlines has been honed from many years of experience in a variety of environments. I am available 7 days per week for projects or on-going part-time tasks that will fill in the gaps to develop your business. You can count on me for honest support in the areas of order processing or other data-entry, SEO, telephone interviews, research, proofreading, bookkeeping assistance or a variety of administrative duties.

$16.67 /hr
124 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

Deepthika P.

Deepthika P.

Accountant / Creative Writer

Sri Lanka - Tests: 6

My passions are taking on challenging accounting work and creative writing. Highly contrasting interests, but equally enjoyable to me!! I am good at writing about anything and everything but writing fiction is at the top of my list. I love creating interesting and witty stories based on any story outline given to me and also developing plots for books, myself. I like to write stories that can be enjoyed by a wide audience. From the accounting aspect, I use my professional knowledge as a fellow member of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK and my comprehensive work experience to submit hundred percent accurate assignments to my clients within the scheduled time frame as I understand the importance of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis to companies. I have 20 years experience in accounting work and have used Xero, QuickBooks, MYOB, Access Data Bases, Excel and other related software during the course of my work. I have worked in Australia and Sri Lanka.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
705 hours

Rowena D.

Rowena D.

Virtual Assistant, Data Entry

Philippines - Tests: 2

HI! I'm Rowena your friendly and reliable Virtual Assistant. In real life I have 2 years of Customer Service Representative working experience. Dealing with different kinds of people is my expertise. Meeting client's expectations and giving customer satisfaction. Now as a Virtual Assistant, my goal is to serve my employer at my very best, by giving my 100% commitment to my job, and making sure that every task are efficiently done. Further more I am willing to give my 24/7 to my company. Hard work, reliability, quick response, and being responsible are my key attitude towards reaching my goal of being a Superb employee that gives a superb quality of job.

82% Job Success
$4.00 /hr
358 hours

Greg Douglas

Greg Douglas

Computer Marketer, Sales, Consulting, Fish Farming Consultant

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 10 years, I have polished my computer and online skills along with my sales skills. I have been a successful forum moderator, online sales and marketer, and salesperson. My interests are varied and range from computer work, sales work (in person, online, and on the phone), marketing, and consulting. I enjoy consulting, along with making other people successful! . My core competency lies in , and I am seeking opportunities to, build businesses by increasing sales, increasing marketing presence, and overwhelmingly beat the competition! I am also looking to do voice over work, but have not done any as of yet. I have access to professional sound equipment, and have a rich baritone voice. I am a native American, and have no accent. I am extremely passionate about aquaculture/fish farming, tropical fish, and fishing, and have developed my own high quality/low cost fish food formula! I have fished extensively from S. California and into Mexico. I have also sailed from Hawaii to Alaska! Feel free to interview me!

75% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
51 hours