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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. Povl Larsen

    Povl Larsen

    Researcher, Writer, Design Process Consultant & Bookkeeper

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    BA(Hons) degree in 3-Dimensional Design MSc in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from Cranfield PhD in the development of a methodology to aid in the company wide evaluation of new manufacturing tools, techniques and technologies. ICB Cert in Bookkeeping 12 years experience as owner-manager of own business full-time and 25 years part-time requiring self-discipline, commitment, excellent organisational skills, business planning and financial acumen. Six years Academic research on Success Factors in Business, such as, Business Planning in SMEs, Strategic Planning in High-growth Medium-sized Enterprises, and Integrated Design and Accounting in Manufacturing and Service Sector Businesses. Followed by ten years of Academic research into New Product Development, Innovation Management, Wearable Technologies and the Use of Digital Technologies in the Craft Sector. I have over 40 publications, twelve in International Academic Journals, the rest in e-journals, conference proceedings, trade magazines and newsletters. I have six years experience of bookkeeping for charities and 30 years of preparing the accounts for my own businesses. I am a Qualified Bookkeeper with a practice licence (no 13485) from the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (UK). I am qualified in Sage 50 Computerised Bookkeeping to Advanced Level. Website creation and content writing for own businesses; www.povl.co.uk and www.drpovllarsen.com. Also content and web administration of www.ksa-uk.net

    $25.00 /hr
    159 hours
    4.92
  2. Carol Trehearn

    Carol Trehearn

    Experienced project manager, administrator and writer

    South Africa - Last active: less than one minute ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    Experience includes marketing and communications, project management, public relations and treasury management in the fields of waste management, planning and regeneration, international finance. I have worked in the public and private sector in South Africa, Canada, and the UK. As a freelancer over the past 3 years I have successfully worked on jobs including project management, bookkeeping, website content writing, proof reading and editing, research, public relations, virtual assistant and database build. I have published a children's environmental novel as well as articles in gardening and travel writing magazines.

    $20.00 /hr
    520 hours
    4.79
  3. Angie C.

    Angie C.

    Australian Business Services Assistant & Bookkeeper & VA XERO / MYOB

    Australia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    A corporate experienced office support administrator and bookkeeper with MYOB, Xero, Excel, PowerPoint and Word experience as well as technical support in the Microsoft Office applications. Attention to detail, diligence and customer service are some of the strongest features of my work ethic. My working career spans 16 years with corporate companies and small businesses in office administration roles and bookkeeping. I have worked in corporate office environments in London and Sydney, Australia for 6 years supporting teams of various sizes. My skills range from letter writing, meeting minute taking and writing up, transcription and lengthy proposal and merger documentation. As a Personal Assistant to Partners of various departments in a range of companies I have an extensive range of office support skills as well as adaptability and flexibility. I have Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel spreadsheet experience as well as working in technical support for these applications for an International Legal firm. I then wanted to gain further skill set and studied bookkeeping and MYOB and have worked in that field for the last 10 years. Because most of this has been within small businesses I have also been able to work on various projects and maintain several key roles within office administration. These included compiling advertising media, creating brand imaging for one of the companies and dealing with customers via email, letter and over the phone. English is my first language, I love to read and good vocabulary and grammar is a point of importance for me. I am a diligent worker with an eye for detail. I am a perfectionist with my work and I understand that my work can reflect positively or negatively on a client's image. I take that position seriously and aim to achieve a positive result every time. Whilst a perfectionist, I understand the importance of a budget and aim to achieve the highest standard of work in the shortest amount of time. I have references and further details on my working career if you would like more information.

    $28.00 /hr
    283 hours
    5.00
  4. Marijo D.

    Marijo D.

    Accountant/Content Marketing Strategist/Social Media Marketer/V.Assist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 33

    My primary objective is to help organizations by functioning as Content Marketing Strategist/Accountant/Social Media Marketer. I am a fast learner and can work with minimal supervision as proven by my 11 years experience under Finance and Administration. I also have set up my own wordpress site you can find at http://www.workfromhomefreelancer.com and http://http://venusnaturalbeauty.com. Except the product itself, I have done everything on my own including the landing page. Under Finance, my expertise lies in General accounting of service oriented organizations, financial reporting, expense analysis, budgeting and payroll. I had 4 years experience in a Japanese engineering company and 7 years in an Australian IT firm. I also have experience in blog writing, content marketing strategy, online VA tools like Google docs, wordpress, survey monkey, google analytics, social media (facebook, twitter, instagram and pinterest), graphic design, social media marketing, digital arts and video editing

    $7.78 /hr
    554 hours
    5.00
  5. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 9 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
    2,861 hours
    4.52
  6. Melody M.

    Melody M.

    Accountant, Bookkeeper, Article Writer and Article Spinner

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    Certified Public Accountant - Experienced in bookkeeping and knowledgeable in NetSuite accounting software.Diligence and self-motivation are my strength so I am constantly seeking further skills such as taxation and management advisory services expertise. I have been a freelance article writer and an article-spinner for five years now and I have covered various topics from health to business subjects. I created several articles for blogs, e-mail campaigns for various companies and marketing articles.I ensure its high-quality content to satisfy the targeted readers. Time or deadlines are not a problem to me as I ensure the submission of my works beforehand.

    $5.50 /hr
    350 hours
    4.98
  7. Julie P.

    Julie P.

    MBA Educated Finance Professional

    United Kingdom - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I have an MBA with an emphasis in Finance, and a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. My entire post graduate career has been in banking (specifically Global Property Finance), both in the US and the UK. In addition to my banking expertise, I have volunteered for many charitable organizations (including the Junior League of London and the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce) where I held positions of head fundraiser and treasurer. Working with a colleague in the US, I have written internet research articles, as well as worked on several data entry projects. One of my hobbies is photography, so I also have experience in both Photoshop and Lightroom programs. I have excellent time management skills, am able to work to strict deadlines, and I enjoy a challenge. I look forward to working with you.

    $15.00 /hr
    171 hours
    5.00
  8. Karla Dacanay

    Karla Dacanay

    Writer/Data Entry/VA/Web Researcher/Bookkeeper

    Philippines - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I can work for 4-8 hours a day, and may extend up to 12 hours if needed. I am proficient both in MS Excel and MS Word. In every project I work on, I aim for quality work, accuracy and on-time delivery. I am very willing to learn if in case I am not very familiar with the project. I have a good eye on details and I am very reliable. JOBS THAT I CAN DO HERE IN ODESK: - Data Entry - Typing/Encoding - Web research - Manual Email Handling/Writing - Article writing - Travel Writing - Simple Bookkeeping (MS Excel, data entry, record daily transactions, make reports and balances, validating data/invoices)

    $3.00 /hr
    73 hours
    5.00
  9. Cristy C.

    Cristy C.

    Administrative Work

    Philippines - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 9

    I have been a Secretary for an Electrical Engineering Services Company where I do data encoding, bookkeeping, correspondences, processing job orders, payroll, and liaison jobs. I have also been an Operator for a telecom company assisting customer inquiries and concerns regarding primarily for software and hardware. I also process orders and payments. My latest job was Administrative Assistant for a Food and Beverage Services, where, I process orders from clients through phone/fax and e-mail. I am also in charge of bookkeeping, inventory, transport dispatch, and customer relations. Currently, I am a full time Mom to my son who has very special needs and needs my special attention. I spend most of my spare time online.I do various research and data entry work for companies and individuals thru direct contacts and\or thru referrals.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.97
  10. Vanolira S.

    Vanolira S.

    Business/ Personal Development/Homeschooling Expert

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    We're a single stop supplier of all of your business-related needs. We're able to perform a wide variety of administrative, and web services. Our expertise include but are not limited to research, curriculum development, creative writing, data entry, proofreading, editing, transcription, virtual assistance, MS Office, QuickBooks website building/hosting, marketing, office organization, market research, PLR content, and many more. Whether your goal is to grow a new business, or just to restore order to your existing company, we will exceed your expectations. Our services cover a wide range from business organization, to press releases, to remote computer repair. We leave no stone unturned. If you're looking for exceptional work at an unbelievable rate, your search ends here!

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.52