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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 4.53.

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  1. Heather P.

    Heather P.

    Bookkeeper - Number Nerd Bookkeeping Solutions

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - 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
  2. Aamir Butt

    Aamir Butt

    Accountant and Microsoft Excel Wizard

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    I have a Bachelors Degree in Commerce and currently I am completing Chartered Accountancy Certification from Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan. Over the last 4 years i have been working in Ernst and Young Ford Rhodes as audit senior and have conducted external and internal audits of various companies. I have significant experience of Accounting, auditing, International Accounting Standards ( IFRS/IAS ), Taxation , Corporate Law, Business processes Consulting and financial analysis. I have 5 years of experience of working with MS office particularly MS Excel and expertise in using Excel formulas and functions. I am also Visual basic programmer for Excel

    $16.67 /hr
    204 hours
    4.68
  3. Sanchit S.

    Sanchit S.

    Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am Certified in Public Finance Accounting and have over 6 years experience working as an outstanding remote accountant and bookkeeper for different USA, Canada, UK, Australia based companies. My Finance and Accounting services are based on different types of Accounting Software such as Quickbook, Xero, Oracle. Setting up chart of accounts/accounting set up, maintaining General Ledger, Journal, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Reconciliation, Inventory Management, Fund Management, Profit & Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Financial Statement Analysis and Review, Quickbooks Consulting, General Business and Strategic Planning such as budget vs actual analysis, variance analysis and all other kinds of financial analysis. I am highly proficient in MS office tool specially Excel and PowerPoint. The other reason for which i should be hired is that I focus on best possible low price competitive services to my clients and once clients are satisfied they will themselves see the value and look forward to refer my services. Looking forward for queries and thanks for viewing my profile. :)

    $3.00 /hr
    11,794 hours
    4.90
  4. Cathy T.

    Cathy T.

    Bookkeeper / Freelancer / Executive & Administrative Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

    I am fluent in English communication, written and oral but most preferably written. I am excellent in Microsoft office word, excel and PowerPoint . I can do mix of skills task and projects with accuracy assurance. I work full time as a Bookkeeper on a 200 bed capacity Hospital in our City that was the largest Private Hospital in the City. I have a mix of experiences, I do secretarial works, executive and administrative assistance, and even manage accounts. I am not picky on work projects as long as I believe I have the capabilities and skills that can make the project run successfully.

    $3.50 /hr
    440 hours
    4.52
  5. Debbie H.

    Debbie H.

    J.D. / Business Admin / QuickBooks

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    Dependable, results-oriented professional with a solid track record of consistently meeting and exceeding company goals; highly organized and detail-oriented with an extensive background in the following: Office Management / Administration / Organization Secretarial / Data Entry / Transcription Legal Compliance / Litigation Support Bookkeeping / Payroll / Human Resources For over 20 years I have been providing diverse office services to individuals and businesses (everything from a one-person attorney's office to mid-size construction companies to the nation's largest title companies), for example... ~ Organized and oversaw day-to-day operations of two mid-size companies simultaneously in a fast-paced environment; 6 years ~ Designed and implemented sales tracking program used by national title companies; 18 years ~ Construction office management, including payroll and HR; 13 years I specialize in providing customized services and reports designed to fit each client's unique, specific needs in a cost-effective and timely manner. You want your work to be perfect. So do I. I've been self-employed since 1985, but I'm relatively new to oDesk. Give me a try and I will do my best to exceed your expectations. Thank you for your consideration.

    $19.00 /hr
    1,860 hours
    5.00
  6. JOMER JIMENEZ

    JOMER JIMENEZ Agency Contractor

    Word & Excel Macro Expert, Data Analysts, Accounting

    Philippines - Last active: 08/13/2013 - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 15

    Looking for a long term employer who can utilize my skills and experiences and offer a challenging job where I'll grow as an individual and can offer my knowledge and other varied skills that can be of most benefit to an employer. For more than 11 years, I worked in a Prepress Publishing company, an American company based in the Philippines (http://www.absoluteserv.com) where I led the different departments: from Data entry, Data conversion, Page-make up, Proofreading, Editing, Coding, etc. We served the US govt agencies, Publishing Compositions and other Publishing companies across the US territory. During my employment, I was able to BID long term projects. I also worked in HR, Accounting and Admin departments abroad for about 3 years and currently running my online business agency named GMDJ Online Services for more than 5 years now. We are doing job that can be done virtually as stated on my skill set.

    Associated with: GMDJ Online Services Agency

    $10.00 /hr
    1,052 hours
    4.75
  7. Umair S.

    Umair S.

    Accountant/ Bookkeeper/ Tax Consultant

    Pakistan - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 11

    A senior accountant having experience in public practice, advising clients on wide ranging matters pertaining to Financial Reporting, Taxation, Setting up of computerised accounting systems. A self motivated individual looking to engage with startups and small-medium businesses to ensure value addition and growth. A team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.

    $9.50 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Ravneet Kaur

    Ravneet Kaur Agency Contractor

    Experienced Accountant, Bookkeeper, Tax Consultant and Auditor

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    Hello, I have over 8 years of progressive experience in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Financial Analysis and Auditing. If you’re looking for a professional who is an expert in using accounting software like Xero, Quickbooks, MYOB, you’ve come to the right person. I can offer a vast range of services to the clients from different countries, such as: - Bookkeeping - Individual Tax Returns Preparation - 1040 - Business Tax Returns Preparation - 1041, 1065, 1120, 1120s, 990 - Payroll Taxes/ Sales and Use Tax - Bank / Credit Card Reconciliation - Accounts Payable/ Accounts Receivable - Cash Flow / Budgeting / Depreciation - Financial Statements & Reports - Monthly, Quarterly, Year-End Review - Financial Analysis and Financial Modeling Why Should You Hire Me? - Vast professional experience working with business owners from various countries like US, UK, Canada and Australia and many more - Ability to offer accounting and bookkeeping services using Xero, Quickbooks, Sage, Peachtree, MYOB, Wave, Freshbooks, Zen Payroll, ProWorkFlow and other accounting software - Excellent written and spoken communication skills - Can work in a team or on my own - Will work confidently towards a targeted deadline - Good time management and organizational ability - Expert in using Dropbox, Evernote, Paypal, Online Bank Statements, Teamviewer, and other tools to view, upload, export and import documents and remotely connect to client’s PC

    Associated with: Cogneesol Pvt Ltd

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Gretchen Agnas

    Gretchen Agnas

    Certified Public Accountant

    Philippines - Last active: 5 months ago

     Has excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, especially in accounting-related works, and pays very keen attention to details  Flexible in understanding new concepts and responsible for other duties assigned  Able to contribute new ideas/improvements and able to perform beyond the expectation set  Hands-on experience in SAP (GSAP (Super User), SERP, EP Blueprint, Legacy Magellan, Legacy Luminon, Chemicals, TSAP, Finesse, Legacy MY, Exchange Rates)  Highly-capable of performing several computer applications such as MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Star Office), SharePoint, TRIM  Knowledgeable in Philippine Accounting Standards, BIR rules and regulations, SOX Controls, Data Quality Standards, KPI Reports and Metrics, Control Operating Procedures, SEPA related issues, Preparation of Accuity Report, Update of Exchange Rates for different countries  Excellent time management, organizing, communication, and writing skills  Well-attuned to social interactions and changes  Good communication with both FOD and Non-FOD stakeholders are well maintained by means of ensuring that any issues or queries are answered correctly and on a timely manner

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00