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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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Typical total cost of Upwork Bookkeeping projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

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


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Bookkeeping Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.53.

Last updated: August 1, 2015
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  1. Martha Villanueva Alshaweesh

    Martha Villanueva Alshaweesh

    e-Commerce/Customer Service/Accounting Specialist

    United States - Tests: 5

    An Accounting / Customer Service / e-Commerce leader with a broad base of accounting, customer service and supervisory experience; an invaluable and unique skill set. A personable team player with exceptional communication skills. Recognized for a strong work ethic, integrity and proven leadership skills. - Highly organized, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment; deadline-oriented. - Experience in the e-Commerce, insurance, service, retail, health care and non-profit industries. - Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills. - Advanced skills using: Excel, Word and Outlook; Peachtree; Great Plains; Terrace (insurance industry software);

    $23.50 /hr
    116 hours
  2. Sk. Nafees Ali

    Sk. Nafees Ali

    Virtual Assistance with Admin,Bookkeeping,Sales & Marketing Support

    Bangladesh - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am expert on Accounting, Bookkeeping, Financial Services & Planning, Sales & Marketing, Data entry, Personal assistance & Administrative Support. I have worked with Administrative and Accounting for more than 5 years and have also been working as a Bookkeeper, Accountant, Admin & Finance Concern. I have sound experience as a Data Entry Operator and have great skill in Data Processing and Excel. I have the ability to grasp things fast and hence can master any new skill with ease. I am comfortable to work both as a team member and also in the self directed setting. I am looking forward to being hired by you. I believe I will do my best by using my SKILL.

    $3.33 /hr
    533 hours
  3. Amadou I.

    Amadou I.

    Expert Customer Support - Technical Support -Virtual Assistant

    Benin - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    Hello and welcome on my profile. I'm a professional Customer Support Representative with years of experiences. I'm a native French speaker with good English skills. I'm dynamic and always motivated to deliver a job well done. My core competences are: - Customers Support - Community Management Don't hesitate to contact me for more details. Hope to hear from you soon. Regards, Amadou.

    $16.67 /hr
    866 hours
  4. Arthur L.

    Arthur L.

    IT, Accounting, Business Analysis and Project Management

    Dominican Republic - Tests: 2

    Arthur is a senior business analyst and project manager with over 15 years of deep international and multi-disciplined experience. He possesses a vast business and technology background including customer service technology/call center program management, general information technology deployment and management, financial analysis, corporate and small-business accounting, systems administration and large-scale project management. Arthur has worked as an independent consultant in roles such as business analyst, financial analyst and accounting, data analyst, project manager and team supervisor across the United States, Europe and Latin America since 1998. He holds a BS in Chemistry from Rutgers University and has consulted and worked for organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, UBS, Citibank and Sprint.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,245 hours
  5. Godday B.

    Godday B.

    Accountant/Bookkeeper with Xero, MYOB, Microsoft Dynamics Experience

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a Certified Public Accountant with more than 5 years experience in a shared service/BPO company which handles various accounting functions to several offices worldwide such as Australia, New Zealand and the UK. As a freelance accountant for almost 2 years, I've dealt with various clients and companies usually from Australia, New Zealand and USA. Tasks/Jobs handled: *Managed books of our Australian, United Kingdom and New Zealand offices from accounts data entry, processing of payables, collecting receivables, bank reconciliation, payroll processing, preparation of GST/VAT computation and lodging of quarterly BAS and VAT returns. *Prepared the annual accounts for ITR filing subject for review by our external accountant in Australia, UK and New Zealand. *Assists operations such as handling customer queries and concerns. *Caters to any ad hoc projects (ex. preparation of bid documents). Knowledgeable in the following Accounting Systems: *XERO *Microsoft Dynamics *MYOB *SAGE

    $12.22 /hr
    1,813 hours
  6. Dwight Burchell

    Dwight Burchell

    Experienced Accountant

    Jamaica - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    Native English Speaker with more than ten years of experience in the Accounting Profession. Here to help your business grow exponentially; assisting you wherever you need help. Let me assist you: - Prepare, examine, and analyze your accounting records, financial statements. - Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues. - Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets. - Prepare periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs. Currently hold a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting, Banking and Financial Services. Seeking to further education through attaining a Master of Science in Accounting.

    $6.67 /hr
    688 hours
  7. Wayne H.

    Wayne H.

    Seeking Bookkeeping Work/Quickbooks/Xero/Freshbooks, Etc.

    United States - Tests: 1

    15 + years experience in office skills. I have "basic intermediate" knowledge of Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Xero, WaveApps, Freshbooks, invoicing, A/R, A/P, payroll, banking, etc. Seeking a part time position in general bookkeeping work. I am not a CPA nor do I have a degree in accounting. Very dependable with long work ethics. Also interested in data entry work as well.

    $7.22 /hr
    1,182 hours
  8. Miguel alfonso G.

    Miguel alfonso G.

    Writer/Bookkeeper/Virtual Assistant/Wordpress Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 29 - Portfolio: 4

    Over the last three years of working as a freelance writer here in Upwork, I have proven my competence as a versatile writer to my clients. I have written articles, blogs, website contents, product reviews and descriptions, resumes and letters, business proposals and memorandums, sales copy, essays, academic papers, press releases, creative children stories and journals. I also did proofreading, editing, rewriting and referencing projects. In all of these things, I did not let my clients down. I made sure that I performed according to their specifications and standards. As a journalist, I also write media-related articles like news, editorials and features. . . . I'd be humbly saying that I'm not yet a Certified Public Accountant. Yet, I believe I possess the qualities of a bookkeeper. I am a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a licensed (International) Certified Bookkeeper. I've been recently elected as a Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. I am very well versed when it comes to Financial Reporting and Analysis. I prepare reliable and faithfully represented financial statements that are useful for corporate decision making. I use Quickbooks, Xero, MYOB and Freshbooks as programs to do the accounting more convenient and faster. There's no doubt that I am a competent bookkeeper. My oDesk tests results prove my competence and dedication to this profession.

    $12.00 /hr
    307 hours
  9. Md. Abdullah Al Zobaer

    Md. Abdullah Al Zobaer

    Expert in Admin Support and Accounting

    Bangladesh - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been working in Upwork since August 2014, 2000+ hours of work with 100% job success rate reflects the quality and my dedication to work. I am proud to showcase my skills in Administrative Support, Internet Research, Data Entry, Email Marketing, Accounting, HR / Payroll. I have also two years experience as account officer. Moreover i am now developing my skills in HTML, CSS and Wordpress. My first priority is to create a wonderful working relationship with my Upwork employer. I prefer long term clients for administrative work. I believe i can satisfy my employer by using my skills. My goal is to complete every project correctly, accurately, timely and to surpass my clients expectations. I scrutinize every angle, triple check all work and perfecting it over-all and going the extra mile to retain client's trust and satisfaction. Once i entrusted any task by clients, i leave no stone unturned to complete work with entire satisfaction of clients. Sincere, reliable and remarkable professional work is what you'll get.

    $7.50 /hr
    2,631 hours
  10. Raj Singh

    Raj Singh

    Providing quality work at affordable price

    India - Tests: 1 - 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
    1,601 hours