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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 Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.55.

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  1. Theresa Spillers

    Theresa Spillers

    Accounting/ Bookkeeping/ Spreadsheets/Data Entry

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    2,414 hours
    4.78
  2. Holly Aday

    Holly Aday

    Office Formatting/Editing, Data Entry, Admin Asst, QuickBooksOnline

    United States - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Native US English - Typing 60 wpm - Proficient 10-key Offering you my considerable experience in MS Office formatting, forms creation, and data entry, I am a well-rounded, experienced, organized, and motivated freelancer. I have acquired my knowledge of data entry, reconciliation, office procedures, electronic file maintenance, customer service, and e-mail etiquette through specific training and my former 30-year career. A computer and Internet user since their infancy, I am able to leverage those skills to provide services while working remotely from my home office. My experience in document formatting includes composition, editing, and production of operational handbooks and database operations guides. I have worked in a variety of databases providing initial setup and accurate data entry. I provide bookkeeping services through the QuickBooks Online platform. My clients include businesses from California to Boston, Canada, Australia, and Great Britain. I have a BA in Humanities, and I am energetic in learning and applying new skills. It would be my privilege to provide similar remote services to additional clients. Experienced with: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint MS Access data entry and development QBO, MailChimp, CRM DropBox, Google Docs/Drive Involved in customer service throughout my career directly and 'behind the scenes', I have been a computer and internet user since their infancy. I have considerable experience with word processing as well as data entry in Access, Excel, and other databases. I am a fast learner and always open to adding additional skills and concepts to my arsenal. Additional highlights: Experienced in document formatting: Composition, editing, and production of employee operational handbooks and database operations guides. Experienced in MS Word/Excel forms creation. Experienced in MS Excel spreadsheet creation. Accurate data entry in MS Excel/Access, CRM, QBO Have built and managed MS Access DB together with query and report functions. Attention to detail and ease of application for the end user. Keywords: MS Word, formatting, styles, editing, forms creation, email, MS Excel, Admin Assistant, organization, QBO, MailChimp, PowerPoint, CRM data entry, Google Drive/Docs, typing.

    $20.00 /hr
    3,151 hours
    4.93
  3. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 10

    With over 20 years experience in accounting and over 5 years as a business owner I know I would be a valuable asset to any company. My experience has been both inward to the operating level and outward to the financial level. My core competency lies in adhering to GAAP and management. I also have some experience in the following areas: website development, marketing, e-commerce, administration, and in various other areas.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,868 hours
    4.52
  4. Anna Czarina Cabe

    Anna Czarina Cabe

    Sage Accountant, Bookkeeper and Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    ATTENTION TO DETAILS-- HARDWORKER--INTUITIVE--GIVES MORE THAN WHAT IS ASKED--EFFICIENT Over the past four years I have been continually enhancing my arsenal by reading, updating and gaining field experience. I can do accounting, bookkeeping and data entry as I have worked as an intern at a local CPA firm and as a Student Assistant at University's College of Business Administration and Accountancy Business Center. My aim is to not only achieve... I aim to EXCEL. I try to have as many experiences as possible so that I could be more equipped to handle the challenges ahead. I also have garnered knowledge on writing and proofreading from a course at our university and from a lifetime of experience of Reading and Speaking in English. I also tutor children at English, Mathematics and Science. I am a reliable employee and I assure that every work I hand in has a mark of Excellence. I strive to establish good client relations and give them more than they could ever ask for.

    $7.00 /hr
    1,345 hours
    4.63
  5. Waseem Shahzad

    Waseem Shahzad

    Manager Operations, Data Entry, Voice over, Transciptionist, Banking

    Pakistan - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am working as Manager Operations in commercial bank and have skills that include, Data Entry, audio/video transcriptions, internet research, voice over. If you are expecting such words as "High Quality" & "In-Time Delivery"-- I would be the right person. I am not happy until you are happy. Clients satisfaction guaranteed. Please contact me, I'll be glad to talk with you about your project! Looking forward to work with you!

    $4.44 /hr
    30 hours
    5.00
  6. Firman H.

    Firman H.

    PDF Conversion, Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint.

    Indonesia - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 29

    My Admin Service : PDF Converter, Data Entry, Spreadsheet, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Power Point Presentation. My Accounting Service : Finance Reporting, Quickbooks ( Xero, Microsoft Dynamic ERP, Intuit Quickbooks etc ) My last jobs was Management Information System : 1. Quickbooks 2. Export/Import csv to database. 3. Data Entry 4. PDF Converter 5. Microsoft Excel 6. Microsoft Word 7. Microsoft Power Point 8. Microsoft Access Development and Administration. 9. Photo Editor with Adobe Photoshop CS Professional, hardworking, fast, accurate and responsible. With experience working full time as Management Information System Supervisor for 10 years. Thank You

    $8.00 /hr
    64 hours
    4.75
  7. Irene Winstrand

    Irene Winstrand

    Fast and effective Accountant

    Sweden - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 4

    Swedish accountant with 15 years of experience. I offer everything from simple bookkeeping, to take care of the entire finance department at your company. I use QuickBoooks Online and Xero. I have good knowledge in accounting, tax reports, payroll, etc. I also offer assistance with company documentation (i.e. contracts, business presentations, quotes etc.), translation Swedish to English and vice versa. Are there anything else in the company you need help with, don't hesitate to ask. If I can't help you I might have a connection to someone who can.

    $33.33 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  8. Irene Celis

    Irene Celis

    Phone, Email, Chat Support Agent /Bilingual Personal Assistant

    Italy - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 8

    I have nine years of experience in customer service (phone, email, tickets, live chat & in person). I have gained knowledge and skills in financial services (banking & brokerage), fraud operations & AML procedures, data entry, research, front & back office processes. Within two years of working online, I've also acquired and harnessed new skills as a Personal Assistant and a Project Manager mostly dealing with website management & maintenance, blog post, video,forum and social media posting/editing, bookkeeping, writing & translation, and website bug testing. I've had a good exposure to the use of various VoIP systems, CRM and productivity tools such as Limelight, Salesforce, Atrium, Google Apps, Dropbox, Canva, Trello, Wordpress, MailChimp, LastPass, Kashflow, Equifax, Accurint, VerID, TransUnion, Authorized.Net, Shipwire, VCC, Zoiper, MicroSIP, five9, 8x8 and ringcentral. I speak fluent English, very good Italian and elementary German. I have also done occasional jobs within Italian hospitality industries. I’m flexible and have a high adaptability proven by my various work experiences in different environments with huge cultural differences. With high flexibility and adaptability, I could already consider myself "a jack-of-all-trades" with the mixed jobs I've done so far and hopefully you'd be happy to welcome me to your team for a long term commitment.

    $8.00 /hr
    4,117 hours
    4.97
  9. Molly P.

    Molly P.

    Human Resources, Payroll, Bookkeeping Professional

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 10

    With more than 25 of experience managing a people oriented business, I am a master mulit-tasker. Managing the financial as well as the human side of a business. I am well versed in several accounting programs, including Peachtree, Quickbooks, Sage AccPac, ADP Payroll, and Cougar Mountain. Payroll, HR, Financial Reporting, Accounting, Database management, research, spreadsheets, and budgeting. I believe the proof is in the details.

    $33.33 /hr
    1,919 hours
    4.99
  10. Kristen Schilder

    Kristen Schilder

    Customer Service Expert and Extremely Computer Proficient

    United States - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am proficient in a variety of computer software programs and even hardware (including Quickbooks, Lawson Portal, Excel, Office, Outlook) as well as an extremely accurate and quick typist. I am experienced in handling general office duties, payroll, insurance claims (dental), office management and human resources, timecards, automated clock in and out systems, retail sales, and answering phones cordially and courteously. I’ve also handled all taxes for a business, A/P, handled cash, business budgeting, financial reports, credit card, and check payments and am an extremely quick learner when needed. You can always depend on me.

    $10.00 /hr
    581 hours
    5.00