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Hire a freelance bookkeeper today to help get your books in order. Bookkeepers can prepare trial balances, business ledgers and other records that are required for an accountant to prepare an income statement and balance sheet.

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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Bookkeeping Job Cost Overview

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Upwork Bookkeeping Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 335 Bookkeeping projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Bookkeeping Freelancer Feedback Score

Bookkeeping Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.53.

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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Tasha Preisner

    Tasha Preisner

    Tax Preparer a Bookkeeper

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a freelance bookkeeper, Quickbooks expert, and tax preparer with nearly a decade of experience. I started my own practice in February of 2012 to help small businesses by giving them access to professional skills without having to hire a full time bookkeeper. Don't spend your valuable time doing your bookkeeping. Spend your time doing what you do best, and let me help you by doing what I do best. Check out my website at www.TashaPreisner.com. Service Description I can set up your bookkeeping system and teach you how to use it. I can be your full charge bookkeeper. I can fix your Quickbooks glitches. I can prepare your taxes. I can do your payroll. I am excellent with: Quickbooks Pro, Nonprofit, Online, Enterprise, and many others.

    $33.33 /hr
    17 hours
    0.00
  2. Josephine C.

    Josephine C.

    Experienced Bookkeeper with Management Accounting skills.

    Australia - Last active: 12 hours ago

    Have founded, owned & operated 3 x SME (Small to Medium Enterprises) in the last 20 years in printing, office automation and childcare industries: all successful businesses. A competent bookkeeper with advanced skills, I am able to prepare accounts, report on performance, provide management with accurate financial information and prepare for end of financial year reporting, including accruals, for Company accountant. Confident to tidy up existing accounts or set-up for a new company. Confident with NZ and getting experience with Australian practices. Confident with MYOB, Xero and will quickly learn any other accounting programme.

    $33.33 /hr
    268 hours
    0.00
  3. Christine White

    Christine White

    Certified Public Accountant

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am dedicated to you and all your accounting needs. With over twenty years in the field, I have extensive knowledge of accounting and financial practices. With an extensive background in both industry and public accounting, I am well versed in assisting with business formation and compliance, implementing accounting systems set up, on-going or one time accounting services, cash flow analysis, forecasting, budgeting and taxation. My mission is to exceed your expectations by delivering a high quality product and developing a relationship based on open and honest communication. My dedication to professionalism, responsiveness and quality sets me apart from the competition.

    $30.00 /hr
    3 hours
    0.00
  4. George White

    George White

    Business and Finance Professional

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago

    • Significant wherewithal in business planning and project management including assembling and oversight of teams for diverse initiatives including internet, mobile and digital applications and related database and creative development. • Engaged in accounting, bookkeeping, tax reporting and financial management for diverse corporate and non-profit entities that resulted in growth, innovation and social impact in the corporate and non-profit sectors. • Established strategic plan, financial controls and systems during tenure with 1stWEST Financial which facilitated and supported 30% annual sales growth. • Developed systems for detailed production tracking and customer sales reporting processes that enabled timely identification and response to indices resulting in continued customer growth and retention and improved employee assessment and compensation practices. • Facilitated significant growth despite associated financial challenges to a company through astute expense, debt and cash flow management and financial controls enabling the company to maintain stability. • Developed metrics for detailed production tracking and customer sales reporting processes that enabled timely identification and response to indices resulting in continued growth and retention and improved employee assessment and compensation practices. • Performed analysis and developed broad strategic and marketing plans which stabilized start-up companies and generated sales growth, market expansion and long-term stability. • Researched and performed due diligence and financial modeling related to leveraging companies existing platforms to develop proprietary new business areas. • Organized, researched, wrote and coordinated legal compliance in development of Human Resources and Policies and Procedures Manuals. • Proficient in relevant accounting and financial software including Quickbooks, Peachtree and Excel. Also possess strong capability in Powerpoint, Word and various blogging software and platforms. • Strong work ethic and integrity.

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Joanne L.

    Joanne L.

    Profit Professional/Accountant/Bookkeeper/QuickBooks

    United States - Last active: 10/09/2014 - Tests: 2

    Profit Professional with Master Degree of Science in Accountancy, experienced in Bookkeeping, Cash Management, Profit First Implementation, QuickBooks, and working in environments demanding strong analytical skills and attentiveness to details. If you are looking for more than just an average bookkeeper but looking for someone who can increase profits, then I'm your candidate. I improve client's profitability and help maintain a positive cash flow year around.

    $55.56 /hr
    174 hours
    0.00
  6. Madeleine A.

    Madeleine A.

    Qualified Accountant (UK)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 months ago

    I am a qualified chartered accountant with a UK practising licence. I am looking to expand my accountancy practice. My website is www.maaccountancyservices.co.uk Independent feedback from our clients can be found on www.checkaprofessional.com/MAAccountancyServices/ Our friendly professional staff have many years' experience. We specialise in small business accounting and taxation and can help you with your bookkeeping, year-end accounts, management accounts, VAT Returns, Income Tax Returns, Corporation Tax, SAGE accounting software set-up and training. If your accounts are stressing you out, M. A. Accountancy Services is here to help!

    $60.00 /hr
    12 hours
    0.00
  7. Al Croke

    Al Croke

    C.P.A. / CFO / Controller / Audit / Financial Projects & Consulting

    United States - Last active: 10/23/2014 - Tests: 3

    Definitive leader with 25 years’ experience identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to grow revenue and improve profitability and performance. No project or job too small or beneath me. I will find a way to improve and create efficiencies in your processes. Expertise includes developing innovative strategies and key initiatives to drive continuous improvement objectives that impact Real P&L results. Relationship Builder—keen ability to attract and retain key associates, partners, vendors, and clients. Management strengths include: • Profit and Loss Management • Financial & Contract Negotiations • Continuous Improvement Processes • Quality Program Development • New Product Development • Team Leadership & Training • New Business Development • Customer Service & Retention • Operations Management • Distribution/Logistics/Inventory Expertise • Partner & Supplier Relationships • System Rollouts / Project Management

    $38.89 /hr
    35 hours
    0.00
  8. Angie Whitford

    Angie Whitford

    CPA and QuickBooks Proadvisor

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3

    Although I am new to ODesk, I have been running a CPA business for 10 years and have worked as a CPA for 18 and love the work. My main skill set lies in working with small to medium sized businesses by assisting them in startup, compilations, financial software training, payroll, and other financial matters. Let's work together to grow your business. I look forward to seeing what projects await. .

    $30.00 /hr
    39 hours
    0.00
  9. Mark Cohen

    Mark Cohen

    Accountant & Bookkeeper

    United States - Last active: 03/20/2014

    I perform and consult on a full spectrum of tax, accounting, & bookkeeping functions including: o Full Charge Bookkeeping Services o Tax planning and tax / insurance audits o Individual federal and state tax preparation o Payroll and business taxes for partnerships/LLCs, C & S corporations o Accounts payable and accounts receivable o Fixed assets, credit, GL, payroll, loans, budgeting / forecasting, cash flow, and financial reporting o IT services of converting and/or upgrading, installing, training, testing and maintaining computerized accounting information systems for clients.

    $66.67 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Bev Harrison

    Bev Harrison

    Canada - Last active: 04/26/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    A mature financial executive with strategic leadership skills honed as a managing partner of the local office of an international accounting firm. Established expertise in both traditional and entrepreneurial environments and audit requirements. Personal strengths include superb organization, and an energetic, systematic approach to all challenges. Experienced relationship builder with Boards of Directors, lenders, investors and auditors. Identifies new opportunities and successfully pursues them.

    $83.33 /hr
    0 hours
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