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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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Hammad Hassan

Hammad Hassan Agency Contractor

Top QuickBooks, Xero, MYOB Bookkeeper - Forex & Stocks Trader

United Arab Emirates - Tests: 13

I have more than seven years experience in: ► Accounting & Bookkeeping ► Audit (Internal & External) ► Stocks Trading & Analysis ► Forex & Commodities Trading ► Business Plans Writer ► Project Managing My expertise are in: ► Intuit Quicbooks (Online and Offline) ► Xero ► Saasu ► OpenERP ► Netsuite ► MYOB I am pursuing CFA and day trading for living.


Associated with: Ex'quire Consultants Agency, Ashiq Aamer Sattar & Co. Chartered Accountants

$5.56 /hr
1,260 hours

Shahid M.

Shahid M. Agency Contractor

Virtual/Admin Assistant,Project Manager,CSR,Team Leader,Researcher

Pakistan - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 12

Over last five years I worked for various clients with multiple duties and responsibilities in various skills and professions including:- Skills:- Great Web Research Skills and Experience Online Research & Analysis Services, Data Collection Project Management Skills ( Accounting Softwares(Peachtree, Quickbooks, MYOB, XERO) Customer Relationship Management tools experience (Zoho CRM) Virtual / Personal / Admin Assistant Phone Calls to USA, UK & Canada Appointment/Calendar Management Database Management and Data Entry Presentation Creation & Management (PowerPoint, Spreadsheets, Reports) Word Processing (typing, transcribing, etc) Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest (Social Media Marketing / Support) Google Documents, MS Word Expert, Proxy Server Experience:- I worked in a call center as Customer Service Representative for one year. Worked as an Admin Assistant to perform various tasks like scheduling, research, spreadsheet work, MS Word and Excel for preparing different documents and reports. Various Web Research Projects experience My academic qualification is MBA (Finance) and English typing speed is 50-60 WPM. I will look forward for your kind attention for the project/assignment. Best Regards, Shahid

Associated with: Business Solution

84% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
1,769 hours

Neelam S.

Neelam S. Agency Contractor

Provide Best Online Marketing and Design services

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

I am a result driven Online marketing specialist who can provide the services related to Provide Best Online Marketing, Content and Accountant. I pride myself of my fun, spicy personality along with my excellent interpersonal skills that allows me to easily communicate with the variety of people required to constantly maintain the product advancing from marketing aspects.My core capabilities include- -Optimizing websites for SEO friendly structure. Implementing tiered offsite strategies to increasing ranking, Traffic and sales or leads in turn. - E-mail marketing integration, Landing page optimization, QA, squeeze page creation, Social Media marketing through Facebook, twitter. Content for articles, blogs. Accounts related services etc. My objective is to provide highly professional and ethical results, services to take my client's business to next level.

Associated with: Web Strucker

69% Job Success
$3.89 /hr
789 hours

Vishal Jalan

Vishal Jalan Agency Contractor

Quickbooks Certified, Masters in Accountancy

United States - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor from California, US with 11 years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping. Experienced in all areas of accounting / bookkeeping like bank reconciliation, credit card expenses, revenue booking, cash reconciliation, month end closing, 1099 and generating financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow). Skillful in creating financial models in excel from scratch for subscription business models so you can manage / forecast / budget your business more efficiently and effectively.

Associated with: Accurate Bookkeeping

92% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
170 hours

K.Sudhakaran Kuttappan

K.Sudhakaran Kuttappan Agency Contractor

Financial Expert with Excel Applications,Accounting,Quick Books,Tally

India - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

I am a Chartered Accountant ( equivalant to CPA, ACCA ) with specialisation in Information System Audit.Have varied Experiences in Finance,Accounts and Audit of Manufacturing,Trading and Processing Industry.Such experiences in Service Sector also counts to my credit. Have Expert working knowledge of Quick Books Pro, QB on line,Tally ERP and M.S.Excel, Has excellent command in Financial Forecasting, Budgeting,Financial Analysis and Scenario Analysis of Financial data. Have good Infrastructure and Manpower to handle Volume of works to meet targets on time.

Associated with: Business Support Service Outsource

54% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
11 hours

Tracey R.

Tracey R. Agency Contractor

Project Manager

United States - Tests: 1

I provide all inclusive virtual business solutions, specializing for over 20 years in accounting, full charge bookkeeping, human resources, administration, data entry, marketing, public relations, business development, ghost writing, and more. Best of all, I do it all via remote connections. I have an established reputation and an impressive client list from various industries, including film, entertainment, construction, and professional sports, with established and published credentials on IMDB. I believe that during this time of economic decline, it is important to assist the small to medium size businesses as much as possible. However, with me, you'll receive great rates, quality work, professionalism, loyalty, and excellent command of the English language.

Associated with: Royal Empire Business Services

74% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
6,244 hours

Cristy ann D.

Cristy ann D.

VA/Data Entry/Customer Service Rep

Philippines - Tests: 2

I am hard working, reliable and also an efficient worker who can work without having to be micro-managed. I produce the best possible results and top quality work. My goal is to promote productivity of companies that hire me. Working with a goal similar to the clients is a fulfilment as a person and as a freelance professional.

89% Job Success
$4.50 /hr
2,877 hours

Glenn G.

Glenn G.

Versatile, US educated

United States - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 4

I have 20 years of IT experience (mostly in the US) encompassing software configuration management (including tool administration, manual & automated builds), programming, helpdesk, and QA. My oDesk/online experience includes transcription, research, data entry, software QA, writing scripts in Python for web-scraping, writing formulas in Excel & Google spreadsheets, email support, light phpMyAdmin tasks, etc. Please checkout my oDesk profile and portfolio. I offer accuracy and versatility at an affordable rate; I believe that quality work takes time. I identify with the tortoise in Aesop's fable - The Tortoise and the Hare..

90% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
2,250 hours

Mouhsine D.

Mouhsine D.

Virtual assistant, Marketing strategist, Business plan, SEO, VTSP5/VSP

Morocco - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 34

I studied eCommerce and marketing, so this put me in a position to understand and love my work. I enjoy the creativity that can be put in a logo or a website with a beautiful design, and market it so it can reach the goal its created for which is influence people to react with the product/services that the website offer. In 2006 I become manager of a company specializing in production and commercialization of fish meal. I sold the product; supervised the process of production; did analysis in laboratory and negotiated with clients, and all that year I found that customer is always right! this phrase travels with success into my future work positions, as I understand that our customers are always what makes us great for any business, the customers are exactly what we should care about the most. That is why I am so interested in providing the perfect customer satisfaction thru constantly making sure that everything works as expected and by suggesting new ideas towards reaching higher quality standards as well. With oDesk and relished the opportunity to become a freelancer. Money isn't my primary motivation; longstanding experience in marketing products. I delight in producing work of unsurpassed excellence and I am looking forward to building a reputation for quality results and very happy clients.

$3.00 /hr
923 hours

Sharon Mae De Loyola

Sharon Mae De Loyola

Experienced and Qualified QB Accountant/H/R,V/A,Admin/CSR,EnglishTutor

Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

Over the last 11 years I have had wide experience of working in a cross functional environment.I have been Operations Manager, Accounting Head/finance Officer, Customer Support/Admin/ and HR teams and have been pretty successful in that.I am proficient with accounting softwares like QB, Xero ,MYOB etc.I would like to work in Accounts /HR /Admin /CSR /VA /Tutor.I am multi skilled individual fast learner and grasp knowledge in many job aspect. With expert on web researcher , Data Entry,Personal Assistant , Email Response Handling ,SEO, Other-Administrative Support,Tele Marketing, etc

94% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
457 hours