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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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Bookkeeping Job Cost Overview

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Upwork Bookkeeping Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 311 Bookkeeping projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Time to Complete Upwork Bookkeeping Jobs

Time needed to complete a Bookkeeping project on Upwork.

Average Bookkeeping Freelancer Feedback Score

Bookkeeping Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.53.

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Last updated: August 1, 2015
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  1. Deborah Simcox

    Deborah Simcox

    I understand the Real needs of Professionals

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Hello my name is Deborah and I became a Virtual Assistant about 10 years ago when my Husband became a Disabled Veteran... I know Executives are always working, so when you have time off, you want to be off! We are here to help. I do the same high quality work as an Executive Assistant, but accomplished remotely. This saves money and valuable time to focus on your business, your life, your family. You will build a relationship with me and have the utmost confidence that your professional/personal tasks will be handled correctly, quickly, and most importantly with complete confidentiality. You can walk away knowing it will be handled.

    $16.67 /hr
    27 hours
    5.00
  2. Ruth D.

    Ruth D.

    Social Media Expert

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 8

    Hard working, based in England, I specialise in Social Media Management. If you are looking to improve your social media presence please feel free to get in touch. I also offer a design service which helps make sure your social media accounts stand out from the crowd!

    $11.00 /hr
    146 hours
    4.95
  3. 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.

    $5.56 /hr
    7,174 hours
    4.92
  4. Cherry Tubes

    Cherry Tubes

    5 STARS, 5,000+ Hours, Virtual Assistant/Live Chat/DATA ENTRY

    Philippines - Tests: 7

    I've been working in the customer service industry for almost seven years now - have in depth experiences in both inbound and outbound calls as well as email support. I had been a Senior Customer Service Representative, Escalations Specialist, Case Manager and Customer Relations Associate in the two companies I've worked with (outside Odesk). I also have knowledge in Marketing and Bookkeeping as those were what I'm doing back in college. My goal is to, not just meet my client's expectation, but to exceed it!

    $6.67 /hr
    5,766 hours
    5.00
  5. Maria victoria R.

    Maria victoria R.

    Project Manager, VA, e-Commerce/Web Content Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    As a manager, it is my goal to bring out the best in my team to best serve the company. As an individual, it is my personal commitment to work as a partner and not just a hired contractor as it gives more gratifying and fulfilling end results. My expertise are in to project management, Reliability, high regard to honesty and integrity are my core principles at work. I strive to learn and and always interested in learning tasks and reaching goals. My experiences in project and team management onsite and online gave me a deeper understanding of diversity in the workplace. Blending with different people having different personalities and cultures is very important in order for you to work as a team. oDesk is a perfect environment where diversity works at its best.

    $11.11 /hr
    6,408 hours
    4.87
  6. evangeline ortiz

    evangeline ortiz

    typist / data entry / bookkeeper / accountant / customer support

    Philippines - Tests: 9

    Reliable, keen attention to detail, works conscientiously with minimal or no supervision, follows instructions carefully, impressive typist, experienced bookkeeper and accountant, dedicated customer service representative, fluent in verbal and written English... the list can go on. I've got what it takes to be an ideal employee.My typing speed is 70 wpm with 98% accuracy. I'm open to all kinds of data conversion projects and guarantee accuracy and timeliness on all assignments.I am a Certified Public Accountant and I have years of extensive experience in the bookkeeping and accounting fields and very enthusiastic in offering my expertise to assist companies who opt to set up a virtual accounting office. I am guaranteeing confidentiality on all assignments.I also have experience in the call center industry as a customer service representative, thus I can also serve as customer support.I will be more than glad to assist you with any of my skills.

    $10.00 /hr
    9,218 hours
    5.00
  7. Lilla L.

    Lilla L.

    Administrative Support, Translation and Bookkeeping

    Hungary - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

    I have been an oDesk-er for the last 3 years, mostly working on projects related to data-entry, web research, and other administrative tasks and some bookkeeping as well. I also have some experience in English to Hungarian translation. I am a really imaginative and creative person with keen eyes for details. My best features are that I am hardworking and I always aspire to the maximum. If you want to hire a reliable person then I am the best choice for you:) • Data entry • Document conversion • Web research • Customer service • Translation and Proofreading: English-Hungarian • Voice-over: Hungarian • Creative Writing - Articles, Blog posts, newsletters, website content: Hungarian • Social Media Management: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest...etc. • Bookkeeping/Accounting: bank reconciliations, invoicing etc. - using Xero Accounting Software • Managing inventory, creating blog posts, product pages etc. - using Shopify • Microsoft Office: - Word - Excel - Power Point • Adobe Photoshop • Xero Accounting • Shopify • Wordpress • Campaign Monitor • Sprout Social • Hootsuite

    $8.00 /hr
    2,610 hours
    4.99
  8. Theresa Spillers

    Theresa Spillers

    Accounting/ Bookkeeping/ Spreadsheets/Data Entry

    United States - Tests: 11

    I am looking to obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my skills in Data Entry, Accounting, and Spreadsheets to their full potential to produce accurate, quality work for my employers in a time efficient manner. I am experienced and proficient in Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Freshbooks, Saasu, Quicken, Peachtree Accounting, Champion Accounting, MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, and Works). I have 20+ years experience working in an Accounting Office where my duties included A/R, A/P, Payroll, daily balancing of Bank Accounts and Reconciliation, and many other duties. I am also experienced in preparing Federal Income Tax Returns for individuals and small businesses. I completed my Accounting training in 2001 and immediately went to work in that area. I have also completed a Federal Tax Training program and have worked in that field as an Office Manager/Tax Preparer for one of the biggest Tax Service companies in the United States for 6 years and have since ventured out on my own with a small clientele that returns annually.

    $17.78 /hr
    2,416 hours
    4.78
  9. Julie B.

    Julie B.

    Data Encoder & Researcher, Admin. Asst., Tagalog Translator

    Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    Seeking a position where my existing skills in the areas of administration and customer service can be utilized by a progressive and innovative company. I am proficient with Data-Entry, Data-Encoding, Fast-Typing, MS Excel, Word, Web-research, Data collection and research, Bookkeeping, Administrative Assistant, Order-processing, Customer Chat and Email Support, English-Filipino Translator/Transcription and Basic English Teaching. I'm professional, organized and always efficient to meet deadlines.

    $5.00 /hr
    2,982 hours
    4.06