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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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Lucy Spencer

Lucy Spencer

Proofreading makes each first impression count

United States - Portfolio: 4

Take the language distractions out of your writing, and let the world see a clear view of who you are and what you want to say. I am a copyeditor and proofreader who cares about the success of small businesses. Whether we begin with your work or mine, I'll find the right words to introduce your best features and position your message online. Using the Internet, you have over six billion chances to make a great first impression. Make each one count every time.

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
26 hours

Konstantinos P.

Konstantinos P.

Expert in Translations, Sales and Marketing

Greece - Tests: 1

My name is Konstantinos. I am a postgraduate student in Business Administration. I am 26 years of age, currently looking for new ways to make an income. I am currently unemployed, following a 2 year spell with one of the biggest telecommunication companies in Greece, working as a sales agent. I can speak and write in English fluently, and my German are... so und so. This time of the year I'm running a website that was created with the major help of a friend of mine, which content includes guides and other news for the famous online game League of Legends, written in Greek language.

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Carrie D.

Carrie D.

Well organized, reliable VA with many skills

Canada - Portfolio: 2

Feedback from a current client: "Just looking at the interviews and you are wonderful! I can't tell you how grateful I am to have you work on this for me. " I am a University Educated Registered Nurse with experience in translation, and transcription in English and French. I also provide voice recording for audio books as well as many other computer skills, including extensive experience with Microsoft office. I am reliable, efficient and work well with deadlines. Thank you for your consideration.

66% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
52 hours

Marz D.

Marz D.

Expert Writer, Editor, Translator, and Designer.

United States - Portfolio: 6

I have extensive experience in communications: writing, editing, translations (English to Polish, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Swedish), writing and marketing for social media, web management, web design, book reviews, writing study guides for CLEP and Dantes exams, writing about travel and preparing itineraries as well as extensive tour guides for various locations around the world, blog posts, etc. I have extensive knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, MLA Manual, AP Stylebook, and ISO 690. Topics I have written about include: the humanities, travel, religion, ethics, finances, politics, dating, book and movie reviews, comp lit, health, self-improvement, volunteering, cross-cultural working and personal relationships, diversity, foreign affairs, policy, non-profits, linguistics, etc.

81% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
64 hours

Muhammad Ali Khan

Muhammad Ali Khan Agency Contractor


Pakistan - Portfolio: 5

Brilliant Work is a global accounting firm, dedicated to provide outsourced Finance and Accounting expertise. We work with individuals, businesses and organizations that aim high & aspire to grow in this competitive market. By virtue of its business focus and experienced team, Brilliant Work provide services to its clients enabling them to completely focus on their core competencies. We help by saving your extensive time spent on non-core support functions like accounting, concerns about the cost of hiring accountants or bookkeeper, and providing real-time financial information for timely business decisions. We are extremely Customer Service Oriented and we believe in adding value to what we deliver. We render specializations in Intuit QuickBooks, Quicken, Sage, Peachtree, MYOB, ERP, Microsoft Accounting, VT Transactions, US/UK/Canada Tax Returns and Microsoft Excel 2007/2010/2013.

Associated with: Brilliant Work

$6.00 /hr
14 hours

Dhruv Dayal Gupta

Research Consulting


GARBAGE IN, GARBAGE OUT! Ventursol LLC specializes in custom research outsourcing and consulting. we design your research operation as you require, where nobody else has the expertise or capability to even understand the jobs. we offer the benefits of freelancers and the quality of a large firm. we can assist in end to end outsourcing management. we are the premier outsourcing provider in research, F&A and data collection, led by a professional with over 10 years (and counting) of experience in research management and delivery, financial analysis, report writing and various other research and analytical services. ask yourself if you want QUALITY or COST. or BOTH! it's easy to offer 'freelance' services but hard to deliver. we won't be the lowest cost vendor out there- but we will be the best vendor out there. We believe in professionalism and business ethic. Our clients rely on us to deliver on time performance every time, and are able to reach us at any time through our various contact options. Finally, we strong value business ethic and believe it translates into greater final value to our clients. Competitive Partnering- not just outsourcing!

$7.00 /hr
917 hours

Lizette Oosthuysen

Lizette Oosthuysen

Virtual Assistant

South Africa - Portfolio: 7

I can be your Virtual Assistant, Virtual PA, Data Entrist or Social Media Manager. Professional and excellent quality work is my number one priority. I have more than 5 years’ experience in office management, admin duties, Microsoft office programs, being a personal assistant and doing time management. As well as 10 years experience in social media management and I am not afraid of a challenge and can take on any job assigned to me. I am fluent and error free in English and Afrikaans, (Verbal and Written) and I am a very efficient internet researcher. You are more than welcome to test my abilities for yourselves and I am confident that I will not disappoint you. I am a good organizer and have great people skills, am determined, goal orientated, a fast learner, good typing skills, friendly but focused, I can work under pressure and/or independently. I’m also a very hard worker, productive, self-motivated, trustworthy, reliable, confident, multi-skilled, and loyal and have excellent communicating skills. I always lead by good example, am prepared, professional and have strong leadership qualities. If you give me a chance to prove myself, I will certainly not disappoint you. I am a serious over achiever. I am looking to broaden my knowledge and grow my expertise in a Virtual environment. With proper training and explanation of what is expected of me, I believe I will be the best. I enjoy modelling, singing, dancing and acting. And I love having a good time with family or friends. I do believe in doing what you love and loving life! Reaching my dreams is my ultimate goal and I am prepared to work hard to achieve them. Please Contact me for any opportunity you might have. I will go the extra mile and more....

$143.00 /hr
0 hours

Clementine B.

Clementine B.

Web Research/Web Scraping/Data Entry/Bookkeeping

Philippines - Tests: 5

I am a versatile worker. Willing to accept new challenges and very eager to learn to gain new experiences. - Data Encoding - MS Word Document and Spreadsheet - MS Powerpoint - Translation from Filipino to English and vice versa - Dropbox - Web Research - Web Scraping - Data Mining - Google Document and Spreadsheet Entry - OneDrive Document and Spreadsheet Entry - Zendesk - Non-voice Customer Service (Email handling) - Lead Generation - Contact Finding - Cross-Checking Spreadsheet Files - Contact Verification - Accounting - Audit - Bookkeeping

100% Job Success
$4.00 /hr
4,493 hours

Senita Doraine Flores

Senita Doraine Flores

Data Processing Specialist, Web Content Analyst, Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

Over the last years I have developed a wide range of data entry and data analysis and other administrative tasks using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, Google spreadsheets when I worked as a financial manager at Pacific Bay Insurance Agency and now adding another year as Web Content Analyst and Researcher; Virtual Assistant; and as a Bookkeeper. I also acquired basic accounting skills. I also have acquired skills with transcription especially with medical reports using express scribe and Microsoft Word. Recently acquired a few blogging skills using HTML for marketing real estate properties and also worked with property listings. Transferring videos from one website to another with auto parts with a former client. I also have experience on Amazon working with a drop shipping company. Verifying product listings and other data entry tasks needed. Creating T-Shirt campaigns via Teespring and then marketing them in social media sites particularly on Facebook, thus managing pages on Facebook. I have handled a variety of tasks working as a virtual assistant as mentioned above and more not yet mentioned. I am dependable, a fast learner, and very flexible.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
7,259 hours

Laresa Superioridad

Laresa Superioridad Agency Contractor



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