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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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Average Bookkeeping Freelancer Feedback Score

Bookkeeping Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.53.

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  1. Raj Singh

    Raj Singh

    Providing quality work at affordable price

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 8

    Hello there, If you are struggling with time to devote to your business for growth, you have finally landed on right profile. With almost 1500 hours of work experience as VA, I could handle any sort of day-to-day business tasks at ease. I am an organized, efficient, dependable professional from India and have been working as a freelancer for last 3 years. A professional, outgoing, resourceful person with sound practical knowledge of driving organizational and cultural change enhanced by strategic vision. Highly developed communication and research skills honed to positively deliver key messages at all levels. An influential and determined individual used to working effectively at a senior level, in isolation or within a multi-disciplined team. Enables and enjoys the timely delivery of new challenges in a pressurized environment. The service description shows the areas covered by me.... Thanks Raj Kishor Singh

    $5.56 /hr
    1,545 hours
    4.53
  2. evangeline ortiz

    evangeline ortiz

    typist / data entry / bookkeeper / accountant / customer support

    Philippines - Last active: 23 hours ago - 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
    9,211 hours
    5.00
  3. Maria victoria R.

    Maria victoria R.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 23 hours ago - 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
    6,399 hours
    4.87
  4. Lilla L.

    Lilla L.

    Administrative Support, Translation and Bookkeeping

    Hungary - Last active: 23 hours ago - 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
    2,575 hours
    4.99
  5. Rosalinde L.

    Rosalinde L.

    Virtual Office Assistant

    Canada - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am very interested in working from home performing office work. I can do anything from data entry to research. I'm currently pursuing my Business Administration diploma with an emphasis in Accounting and Bookkeeping. I am very proficient in MS Office products and various web design programs. I graduated in 2006 with honours in IT Web Development and I've learn VB.net, JAVA, HTML, photoshop, dreamweaver, and flash. I can type 75 words per minute, I'm dedicated to the task at hand, pathetically organized and I can be contacted daily. I have recently learned Skype, Dropbox, LinkedIn and Google Apps. I work on a Mac (and also own a PC), but I've done tech support for Windows PCs as well. I have MS Office for Mac and it works quite the same as MS Office for Windows. I work outside the home on a seasonal rotation filing income tax returns here in Canada so I'm very good with numbers and I have a great concept of numbers and money. I live on the east coast of Canada and my native language is English - both written and spoken. I have worked for a few different employers in oDesk for over year now and I'm looking for something else long term. I am very trustworthy and was required by my previous employer to use his credit card to book flights, hotels and purchase merchandise for him online. I have worked for another contractor managing two shopify sites and one Amazon.com store - I fulfilled orders, shipped them, confirmed shipment, and processed any returns/refunds through PayPal and PayJunction. I have also worked for various employers here in oDesk doing everything from SEO and link building to retail and researching. I'm not interested in being on the phones as I worked in a call center for 8 years - I'd prefer to stick to my virtual office. I have over 1000 odesk paid hours. Thank you for reading and I can promise you, you won't be disappointed in my work ethics.

    $11.11 /hr
    2,220 hours
    4.45
  6. Julie B.

    Julie B.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 29 days ago - 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
  7. Princess Projen Fernando

    Princess Projen Fernando

    Data Entry Specialist, Lead Researcher, Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am Princess Fernando, seeking an opportunity to nourish my knowledge and skills as well as, to share a little contribution to your prestigious entity. In this regard, kindly consider my application for position that would suit my qualifications. I can do bookkeeping, secretarial, designing, researching/documenting files. I am a computer literate with background in oral and written communication,attention to detail, presentation skills, customer service, time management and the ability to meet deadlines. I am an optimist with strong work ethic and believing that I would be a great fit for the advertised position. You will find me to be a positive, motivated and hard-working person who is keen to learn and explore variety of tasks. Given the opportunity,, I would see to it that all the tasks under my responsibility shall be ensured and done accurately.

    $3.00 /hr
    67 hours
    4.00
  8. Adnan Hayat

    Adnan Hayat

    Virtual Assistant, Blog writing, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

    Pakistan - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 10

    Have bachelor's of science in economics & marketing + extra accounting units (all As), currently studying to sit for the CPA exam. Proficient with QuickBooks (many PC & Mac versions), XERO, MS Excel. 5 years full charge accounting experience, including but not limited to setting up an accounting system for a company, bank and c/c reconciliations, AP/AR, payroll, inventories, depreciation and amortization, financial statements presentations, GAAP and tax compliance. Other office experience includes data entry & analysis, Internet research, logistics, marketing, e-commerce, translations Russian - English and administrative support. Honesty and reliability are my priorities, I see challenging problems as a space to learn and grow, ready to go the extra mile to achieve the best results in the shortest time.

    $5.56 /hr
    11 hours
    4.20
  9. Maria Dimova

    Maria Dimova

    Virtual Assistant & Project Manager

    Bulgaria - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    Over 12 years of experience: a skilled Virtual Assistant, Bookkeeper and Project Manager, with a Bachelor Degree in Economics. I have a fully equipped home office - MacBook Air, PC (Windows), printer, scanner, high speed broadband internet. My main areas of expertise are: Executive Assistance: * Email support – correspondence, drafts, organizing, filing, prioritizing (Outlook, Gmail, other); * Diary Management – appointments & deadlines, bill due dates, follow up tasks (Google Calendar, vCita) * File processing and formatting (Pages / Word, Numbers / Excel, Google Docs; Audacity for audio files; Clarify for SOPs, Skitch, Evernote, Basic Photoshop and CorelDraw for graphics) Bookkeeping: * Invoicing (Freshbooks,Clearbooks, E-conomic, other) * Bank reconciliation (Crunch, Clearbooks, other) * Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable (Crunch, Clearbooks, other) * Reports WordPress websites support: * Create and update pages and posts * Add and update plug-ins * Change themes * Front end page development and PSD to WordPress using Visual Composer Social Media Management: * Create and maintain profiles and pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogs) * Create mailing campaigns (Aweber, Mailchimp) * Teleseminar support (Instant Teleseminar) Looks like I'm your best fit? Let's discuss it via a free discovery session! Contact me: bg.linkedin.com/in/dimovamaria/ or email me dimova.odesk@gmail.com

    $20.00 /hr
    1,898 hours
    5.00