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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, 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. Jovilon S.

    Jovilon S. Agency Contractor

    Bookkeeping, Web Content Writing, Non-Voice Customer Srvs, Data Mining

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Certified Accounting Technician (CAT), knowledgeable in Peachtree Accounting Software and Quickbooks. Experienced in Bookkeeping, Payroll, Tax Preparations and Preparation of Financial Statement and other work related to Accountancy. Also, skilled in excel, Google document process, data mining and web research assignment. I am currently working as an Accounting Technician at Morong Star Beach Resort and Hotel, Bataan Philippines, Dubey Business Services in Alasaka USA and a Non-voice CSR and web content writer at Thumbtack.com.

    Associated with: Team One Business Solutions

    $6.00 /hr
    3,328 hours
    4.99
  2. Alessandro Lione

    Alessandro Lione

    Business services and administration - Start-up counseling

    Australia - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 10

    Born in a competitive environment where a pause was an error and an error was a catastrophe I quickly learned that desires had to be gained too. A programming and IT industry background gave me an analytical thinking that, coupled with a natural cool blood and patience, makes me able to solve the most complex issues and obtain the best results even complex tasks with pressing deadlines. Well before the legal age I had to take the reins of a family business, giving it a x3 income boost in less than two years, while my home country faced one of the worst crises in the recent economical and political history. That was only the sparkle that started it all; I've already two successful start-up under my belt (from initial business plan to deploying) and the chance of new challenges makes my mind rev faster. I'm an "hands on" approach lover and if I choose to undertake a project I always succeed and exceed expectations. When I wished to learn about web and social media marketing I ended up writing a book aimed at new start-up and entrepreneurs. I'm a great buyer, I love it; give me an internet connection and an Excel spreadsheet and you'll have the best buy at the lowest possible price. When I find a good offer, then I'll make it a bargain. I've experience in leading and coaching small to big sized teams (50 people) through complex tasks and tight deadlines. As an added bonus I'm passionate in everything is complex and, thanks to a continuous learning process, my knowledge cover a vast amount of different topics. Experiences: Business planning Business analysis and tweaking Bookkeeping Buying Team leading and coaching Clients loyalty and retention Marketing and copywriting PR management Italian native speaker English fluent speaker

    $38.89 /hr
    4,613 hours
    5.00
  3. Irish ruby P.

    Irish ruby P.

    Snippet Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

    $4.11 /hr
    2,108 hours
    5.00
  4. Clementine B.

    Clementine B.

    Web Research || Data Entry || Bookkeeping

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a versatile worker. Willing to accept new challenges and very eager to learn to gain new experiences. At the early age of 16 y/o I began to acquire and develop the ff. skills: - Data Encoding - Document and Spreadsheet/ MS Word and Spreadsheet - MS Powerpoint - Financial Report Presentation - Accounting - Audit - Bookkeeping - Translation from Filipino to English and vice versa - Dropbox And from this past three years working online, I acquire many experiences such as: - Web and or Internet Research - Data Mining - Google Document and Spreadsheet Entry - OneDrive Document and Spreadsheet Entry - Zendesk - Non-voice Customer Service (Email handling) - Lead Generation - Contact Finding - Cross-Checking Spreadsheet Files - Request Verification - Contact Verification

    $4.00 /hr
    4,447 hours
    5.00
  5. Tyler F.

    Tyler F.

    Professional Business Planning & Consultation

    United States - Last active: 6 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
  6. Tammy Sexton

    Tammy Sexton

    Small Business and Startup Accountant

    United States - Last active: 1 day 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
  7. Povl Larsen

    Povl Larsen

    Researcher, Writer, Design Process Consultant & Bookkeeper

    United Kingdom - Last active: 6 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
    270 hours
    5.00
  10. Carol Trehearn

    Carol Trehearn

    Experienced project manager, administrator and writer

    South Africa - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    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
    515 hours
    4.79