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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

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

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: September 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. Heather C.

    Heather C.

    Accurate, Honest, Reliable Assistant 5 STAR RATING

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    In over 10 years, I've had experience as an Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant, Personal Assistant, Virtual Assistant, Operations Manager, HR Supervisor, Marketing Assistant and Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Promotions and learning new positions were constant in my profession. You will be very satisfied with my services to make your life easier!

    $22.00 /hr
    632 hours
    5.00
  3. Heather P.

    Heather P.

    Bookkeeper - Number Nerd Bookkeeping Solutions

    United States - Portfolio: 4

    I am a certified Quickbooks Pro Online Advisor with 20 years of experience. I can assist you with all of your bookkeeping needs including payroll. I am your virtual bookkeeper. I'm an outgoing, organized, independent, go-getter. My time management skills are impeccable. I am extremely accurate and dependable. I can offer assistance to you and your company for a specific project, a one time task or a ongoing relationship (daily, weekly or monthly). In addition to being in the accounting field I have also worn multiple hats for different businesses: Customer Service Manager, Firm Administrator, Office Manager, and Sales Manager. I have worked for several different types of businesses: mechanical contractor, civil engineer, computer (IT), manufacturer, law firms, air conditioning (HVAC), salon, fitness studio and construction. In my free-time, I spend time with family and friends, workout, read, write articles my lifestyle blog or make crafts or cards.

    $55.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.99
  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
    5,805 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
    6,409 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
    9,219 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
    2,620 hours
    4.99
  8. Julie B.

    Julie B.

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

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - 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
  9. Evelyn A.

    Evelyn A.

    Bookkeeper/MYOB/Quickbooks/Peachtree/UBS Accounting/Sage ACT Premium

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Bookkeeper by profession, armed with vast experiences on handling finance matters is seeking opportunities to expand career by assisting businesses remotely fulfil their bookkeeping needs. With solid 15 years background in accounting, administration, supervisory and office management. Skills include Accounting, Bookkeeping, Data entry, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Accounts/Bank Reconciliation and Auditing. I am competently qualified and superbly experienced with accounting platforms such as MYOB, Quick books, Peach tree and UBS accounting. I am also experienced in invoicing clients on their preferred portals such as Ariba, Tungsten (formerly ob10) and others. I am also proficient in using CRM soft wares such as Sage ACT Premium and FileMaker Pro.

    $11.11 /hr
    470 hours
    4.85