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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

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Upwork Bookkeeping Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 311 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: August 1, 2015
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  1. Christopher F.

    Christopher F.

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    Freelance writer offering quick turnarounds and exceptional work. Adept at research and a whiz at transferring ideas into something special, I am seeking both long and short-term projects to work on. Writing is customized to the voice and image you wish to convey, while staying true to basic principles and tenets.

    $25.00 /hr
    44 hours
    5.00
  2. Carolyn M.

    Carolyn M.

    Inspiring, informative writer

    United States

    I'm a certified, professional astrologer with degrees in both English and Nutrition. I currently do freelance writing/editing for several online sites; mostly want to expound on my passions: astrology, spirituality, health, nutrition, horticulture, and current hype. Also enjoy updating on my favorite charity, The Fistula Foundation and issues of that ilk. You'll find my words clear and succinct, informative, and especially life enriching. Cheers!

    $11.26 /hr
    0 hours
    4.81
  3. Nadine L

    Nadine L

    Transcriber, 110wpm, film/photo editor, tutor, writer

    United Kingdom

    Education: BSc Psychology (2:1) MA Philosophy of Biological & Cognitive Sciences (ongoing). I have experience in a wide range of jobs and projects including event organising, tutoring, film and photo editing, personal assistant for several start-up businesses and website design. If there are a range of jobs you need doing chances are I can help with all. Fluent in English including spelling and grammatical differences for UK and US English. Some French, German and Arabic. General: Speed typing (110 WPM), proofreading, grammar-checking, essay & article writing, general admin and computer work including but not limited to Powerpoint, Excel, SPSS, Photoshop CS5, iMovie, Final Cut Pro. Photo and video editing. Tutoring: up to (I)GCSE level in all subjects (not including 2nd language) A-level and Undergrad in Philosophy and Psychology, including Statistics & Research Methods and SPSS.

    $20.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  4. Steve Coates

    Steve Coates

    Experienced, produced Screenwriter available.

    Australia - Portfolio: 1

    I am a writer with nearly twenty years experience in all facets of writing and I am especially strong in the creative fields. I am a produced Screenwriter and published fiction author. I have extensive experience in breaking stories and script or story doctoring and I specialise in rewriting projects to help get them to production. I am also an experienced film producer having produced 'John Doe: Vigilante' which was released theatrically in the USA in March 2014, I can assist with all facets of film production. I also have a strong background and experiences in sales, IT and in the world of tuning performance sports and race cars. I work fast and to a high level, my motto is to be 'Faster than anyone who's better than me and better than anyone who's faster than me.' I am also willing to travel if required. I look forward in helping you move your project forward.

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  5. Vincent Ranario

    Vincent Ranario

    Data Entry Clerk, Junior Accountant, Customer Service Rep, Workaholic

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a responsible and a motivated individual who is seeking for an online job to further expand my knowledge and skills. I wish to utilize my knowledge and experience to achieve solid results for small, medium and large companies. I also adhere to work ethic and would be glad to share my verbal and communication skills to my colleagues. I have been using computers since I was still in my secondary level of education. I am well-equipped with the fundamental and diverse skills of utilizing computers for data entries, data process, and presentation of information. Aside from being knowledgeable in computers, I am also well-trained in using different computer-based applications (i.e. Microsoft Office applications), search engines, and the like. I also worked as a junior accountant/bookkeeper and as an accounting staff during the course of my college education. Knowledge and skills, together with hard work, commitment, and adherence to work ethic will contribute to successful careers.

    $3.33 /hr
    918 hours
    4.34
  6. Camille B.

    Camille B.

    Professional Data Entry/Writer/Accountant

    United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    I have extensive knowledge and skills in Accounting, Banking, Foreign Exchange Trading, Blogging, Article Writing, Virtual assistance, Book-keeping, Data Entry and Telemarketing among other things. I am proficient in the use of Quickbooks, Word, Excel, Flexcube, and several other computer applications, I am available on MSN Skype, Yahoo and Gmail. My main aim is to Build good relationships with buyers by providing them with quality work which meet their needs, budgets and expectations. I am reliable, meticulous as well as an excellent command of the English Language. I am completely set up to work online and I look forward to working with you.

    $8.89 /hr
    700 hours
    4.00
  7. Sarah E.

    Sarah E.

    Grants/Transcriptionist/Admin

    United States - Tests: 2

    I work as a Grants / Contracts Officer for the University of Utah. I have also worked as an Accountant for the University of Utah, and a Budget & Tax Supervisor for the City of Steamboat Springs. I have excellent writing skills, type 80+ wpm, and am extremely reliable. I have also completed freelance transcription work.

    $15.00 /hr
    73 hours
    4.94
  8. Angie C.

    Angie C.

    Australian Business Services Assistant & Bookkeeper & VA XERO / MYOB

    Australia - 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
    548 hours
    5.00
  9. Rowena D.

    Rowena D.

    Virtual Assistant, Data Entry

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    HI! I'm Rowena your friendly and reliable Virtual Assistant. In real life I have 2 years of Customer Service Representative working experience. Dealing with different kinds of people is my expertise. Meeting client's expectations and giving customer satisfaction. Now as a Virtual Assistant, my goal is to serve my employer at my very best, by giving my 100% commitment to my job, and making sure that every task are efficiently done. Further more I am willing to give my 24/7 to my company. Hard work, reliability, quick response, and being responsible are my key attitude towards reaching my goal of being a Superb employee that gives a superb quality of job.

    $4.00 /hr
    320 hours
    4.18
  10. Michaela J.

    Michaela J.

    Secretary/Bookkeeper with Data Entry, Excel, and Editing Experience

    United States - Tests: 9

    For nearly four and a half years and counting, I have managed the bookkeeping, accounts receivable/accounts payable, and billing departments on-site for a plumbing and heating company. I am proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, having created and implemented a unique invoicing system to suit the needs of my employers with Excel. I recently graduated with a BSBA degree in accounting, so my hands-on experience is backed up with academic learning. Fluent in English, I have excellent knowledge of grammar and spelling. I have a wide range of writing experience, and can compose and edit academic, business, and personal articles and papers with the strict attention to detail that such work requires. My typing speed averages 60-70 words per minute, which means I'm equipped to handle your transcribing and copying needs. I believe in providing quality, timely work for each of my clients - regardless of the complexity of the task. I operate honestly, communicate clearly, and work efficiently. If you're not completely satisfied with my performance, I don't deserve your hard-earned dollars.

    $13.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00