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Hire a freelance bookkeeper today to help get your books in order. Bookkeepers can prepare trial balances, business ledgers and other records that are required for an accountant to prepare an income statement and balance sheet.

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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Upwork Bookkeeping Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 335 Bookkeeping projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Bookkeeping Freelancer Feedback Score

Bookkeeping Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.53.

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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Valiantsina Zianishyna

    Accountant, Bookkeeper, QuickBooks, XERO, Excel

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    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.

    $50.00 /hr
    858 hours
    5.00
  2. Frances Foytek

    Frances Foytek

    Accountant/Bookkeeper

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I am an experienced U.S. degreed accounting professional and CPA candidate with over ten years in corporate and small business accounting and management. I offer intelligent business support, excellent problem solving, and leadership skills. I have successful oDesk virtual accounting, bookkeeping, and business support experience. I have QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Peachtree, and Mas 90 accounting software experience. QuickBooks Online conversion experience, Microsoft Office with Excel reporting and analysis. Best results are obtained by applying best practices, current Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and U.S. tax knowledge. You can Lower your ongoing accounting costs by converting your company's financial information to QuickBooks Online. My tax tip for 2nd Qtr. 2015: Home Office deduction can apply if you use a part of your home regularly and exclusively for business: The Simplified Option: You can deduct $5 per square foot for a maximum of 300-square-feet for your home office. This equates to a $1,500 deduction. •The Regular Method: You can write-off a portion of your insurance and utility bills, as well as a percentage of your home depreciation or rent.

    $30.00 /hr
    4,649 hours
    4.84
  3. Randall Parker, MBA

    Randall Parker, MBA

    MBA with extensive background in International Accounting and Finance.

    Philippines - Last active: 10/11/2014 - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    Do you need Accounting/Bookkeeping help? Note these score rankings for oDesk's Accounting/Bookkeeping exams: Accounting (Assets & Revenue): #74 = 99th Percentile Accounting (Accounts Payable): #65 = 99th Percentile Accounting (Accounts Receivable): #77 = 98th Percentile Accounting (Principles): #222 = 98th Percentile Bookkeeping: #98 = 99th Percentile Financial Reports: #26 = 98th Percentile Quickbooks 2008: #168 = 97th Percentile In addition to superior accounting/bookkeeping skills, I have been a beta-tester for Intuit (QuickBooks, Quicken and TurboTax) products for about ten years, and also beta-tested Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.). I have used a variety of accounting software packages including QuickBooks, Oracle, Pacioli and more. Living in the Philippines is much cheaper than living in the USA, which will save you tens of thousands of dollars per year on my services. At present, I am seeking part-time and/or full-time work to fill-out my schedule. My work history includes work for the following industries: Agriculture, Automotive, Entertainment, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Restaurant/Bar Retail, Transportation and more. In addition, having been previously licensed to sell insurance, securities, real estate and mortgages as a Financial Planner, I am more than qualified to help you in these areas as well. Please, contact me to set-up an interview or a quotation to meet your needs. Thank you for your time. Specialties: Real Estate and Mortgage Consulting, Property Management, Financial Planning, International Cash Transactions and Transfers, Direct Investments, Retirement Planning, Debt Management, and much, much more.

    $55.56 /hr
    19 hours
    5.00
  4. Lusine A.

    Lusine A.

    Accountant, Bookkeeper,VA, Business developer, Tax Planner

    Cyprus - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 19

    I am an Accounting Professional who prides herself in the vast experiences gained from both online and actual office environment. I am offering my professional services and assure you that I will work above and beyond your expectations.

    $30.00 /hr
    809 hours
    4.98
  5. Justin S.

    Justin S.

    Accountant 20+ years

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 14

    Extremely reliable and efficient worker. Qualified UK accountant with a thorough understanding of financial and management accounting gained over the past twenty years. I am a responsible and capable individual who has demonstrated professionalism and enthusiasm in all previous roles - confident and an established communicator. Looking for freelance/WAH projects. Proficient in Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, Clearbooks, Quickfile, Excel and Dropbox. Specialise also in offering company incorporation services, dissolutions, nominee director and bank signatory opportunities. Proficient in migrating / transferring between accounts software - just ask.

    $111.11 /hr
    597 hours
    4.90
  6. Anne-Marie Axilrod, CPA

    Anne-Marie Axilrod, CPA

    Certified Accounting and Bookkeeping Advisor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4

    Helping small businesses and early growth companies become more aware of their fiscal environment. My focus includes full service bookkeeping, Quickbooks setup, Quickbooks reconciliation, financial statement generation, budgeting & forecasting, and other related services. I am based in the Houston, Texas area. Credentials Summary: • Experienced in public accounting, auditing, risk consulting, data analysis • Master of Science in Accounting (MSA), Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (BBA), Certificate in International Business • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Deep competencies in Microsoft Office

    $35.00 /hr
    25 hours
    5.00
  7. Agnes marie A.

    Agnes marie A.

    Virtual Administration Specialist and Passionate Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I have been educated as a statistician, and then as a nurse. I am currently a registered nurse teaching in the areas of Maternal and Child Health Nursing, Nursing Informatics and Research. For the past 4 years, I have been teaching effectively in a University. I have mastered the subject matter assigned to me and the medium of instruction. I made sure all opportunities for teaching and learning for formal and informal teaching activities were identified and made available for students. It has always been my endeavor to develop students intellectually by keeping with current trends in education and setting standards of academic excellence. These years of experience has taught me to manage tasks effectively and be on guard always for new evidences related to my subjects and be adept with involving technology. These are the skills that I bring to you today.

    $4.44 /hr
    448 hours
    5.00
  8. Mhilanie Amposta

    Mhilanie Amposta

    Accountant

    Philippines - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    A Certified Public Accountant- passed the board exam October 2010. Currently, I am working as General Accountant in W.R. Grace Company. I am currently handling 4 company codes. I am doing the bank reconciliations, inter company reconciliations, GR/IR clearing and other month end closing activities. I have worked as an Accountant and Senior Internal Auditor in Tiera Alegre Development Corp. and Amaia Land Corp respectively. I am in-charge with checking/verifying request for check preparations, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Preparing tax returns and other government requirements, assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the senior accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department. As internal auditor, I do surprise cash counts to growth centers and responsible in establishing internal controls.

    $11.11 /hr
    729 hours
    4.95
  9. Kamal S.

    Kamal S.

    Business Consultant I Accountant | Excel & Financial Modeling Ninja

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an accountant by profession and an Excel Expert with a vast experience in designing and implementing innovative Dashboards. Over the last 5 years I had the opportunity to help clients across different sectors; this has given me unique insight into business operations. My core competency lies in identifying problems/ bottle necks in business and providing the most effective solutions. My key skill areas are: Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, Financial Projections/Forecasting and designing interactive Financial Models My Microsoft Excel skills include pivot tables and charts, data imports/exports, custom functions, and transforming large sets of data into meaningful and insightful information. I make use of native features of Excel in new & exciting ways to push the boundaries of what can be done.

    Groups: salesforce.com

    $19.00 /hr
    739 hours
    4.94
  10. Virginia Panugaling

    Virginia Panugaling

    Bookkeeper/Accountant, data entry faster, excel,spreadsheet expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5

    I just want to impart and share my knowledge in order to help our country prosper and love to help the business owner to determine on how to generate income. i am still soliciting more ideas and update always what is new to our law, mandatory law and its amendments specifically tax matters.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00