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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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Bookkeeping Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork Bookkeeping projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

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. Tyler F.

    Tyler F.

    Professional Business Planning & Consultation

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    To Help Businesses Meet Their Goals Desired Projects Include: * Business Plan Writing (Top 20% via Odesk) * Business Research * Leads and Prospect Lists (see example in portfolio) * Helping Businesses Raise Capital * Bookkeeping * Marketing * Advertising * Business Consulting (Top 20% via Odesk) * Banking * Financial Advisory * Mergers and Acquisitions. * Entrepreneurial Activities * Global Strategy * Creative Writting Formalized Work and Experience: Commercial Lending w/ Active Management of a Loan Portfolio . Can provide reconciliation service as needed, which includes quick books and book keeping via excel. Provided consultative services to retail and business banking clients by understanding the goals of each and offering personal financial advice to meet their needs. Guided current homeowners through the process of refinancing a mortgage, by helping clients to understand interest rates and loan repayment options. Enhanced interpersonal skills by utilizing cold calling initiatives to create relationships with prospective mortgage clients. Developed goals and incentives for production employees in order to increase production efficiencies and individual employee compensation using controlled time & motion studies at two facilities in MD and PA. Developed a capital asset inventory program of all plant machinery and furnishings which was submitted to corporate headquarters. Education: University of Maryland University College Masters Degree in Business Administration. McDaniel College Bachelor of Arts; Major in Business Administration

    $29.99 /hr
    372 hours
    4.98
  2. 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
  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
    272 hours
    5.00
  4. Shawlin, Jannatun Nur

    Shawlin, Jannatun Nur

    Kindle & Createspace Expert, Book Editing & Cover Designing Expert

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi! I have 4years experience in teaching sector. Currently, I am teaching on a part time basis in an educational institution. In my career, I got many chances to perform different tasks. As a result, I gain a lot of experience in writing, data entry, web research, basic web designing, HTML5 and CSS3 etc. My career has also made me expert in typing, Microsoft office etc.

    $6.00 /hr
    694 hours
    5.00
  5. Povl Larsen

    Povl Larsen

    Researcher, Writer, Design Process Consultant & Bookkeeper

    United Kingdom - Last active: 7 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
    157 hours
    4.93
  6. Joshua Gabriel

    Joshua Gabriel

    Audit and Risk Management

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

    For close to four years, I have been involved with risk management, data analysis, excel formatting; including but not limited to use of pivot tables, pivot chart, Vlookup, Hlookup, data refining, data presentation and report writing. I have also recently been involved with article writing, internet research, cold calling, background checking and data entry. I am looking for opportunities in excel formatting, article writing, internet research, data mining, etc

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Cristy C.

    Cristy C.

    Administrative Work

    Philippines - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 7

    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
  8. Saad Nadeem

    Saad Nadeem

    Professional Writer and Editor, Financial Analyst

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 7

    My objective is to provide high quality services to my buyers / clients in the fields of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Finance , Tax, Corporate, HR and other support management tasks at international level to develop good relationship with people around the globe whom i work for. The basic idea is to incorporate ever changing and dynamic laws of accounts into the organisation to match the standards required by the accountancy bodies. On the contrary, the second area of expertise i can provide with is story writing and professional thesis for students and other corporations around the globe. I have attained several awards for magazines and other books published. Doing Mba Executive with specialization in finance ACCA affiliate awaiting membership Have been writing thesis and creative columns for the past 6 years. Trying out my luck on odesk now. Member of parliamentary debates

    $20.00 /hr
    9 hours
    5.00
  9. Vanolira S.

    Vanolira S.

    Business/ Personal Development/Homeschooling Expert

    United States - Last active: 26 days 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
  10. Rahim J.

    Rahim J. Agency Contractor

    Business Plan, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Finance, bookkeeping

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

    I am Qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, with years of experience in business planning, bookkeeping, accounting, outsourcing, financial modeling, financial analysis etc. Based on the experience and skills that I possess, I provide high quality work and satisfaction to the employers I work with. During my career I have worked with employers in many countries in the USA UK CANADA AUSTRALIA ASIA etc. I had been practicing in this field and want to enrich my experience by getting associated with various nature of assignments at the same time providing the employers the best possible quality of work as well as timely delivery and ensuring customer satisfaction.

    Associated with: Rascons Financial Services, Excelio

    $16.00 /hr
    101 hours
    4.92