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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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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: September 1, 2015
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  1. Heather P.

    Heather P.

    Bookkeeper - Number Nerd Bookkeeping Solutions

    United States - 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. Theresa Spillers

    Theresa Spillers

    Accounting/ Bookkeeping/ Spreadsheets/Data Entry

    United States - Tests: 11

    I am looking to obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my skills in Data Entry, Accounting, and Spreadsheets to their full potential to produce accurate, quality work for my employers in a time efficient manner. I am experienced and proficient in Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Freshbooks, Saasu, Quicken, Peachtree Accounting, Champion Accounting, MS Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, and Works). I have 20+ years experience working in an Accounting Office where my duties included A/R, A/P, Payroll, daily balancing of Bank Accounts and Reconciliation, and many other duties. I am also experienced in preparing Federal Income Tax Returns for individuals and small businesses. I completed my Accounting training in 2001 and immediately went to work in that area. I have also completed a Federal Tax Training program and have worked in that field as an Office Manager/Tax Preparer for one of the biggest Tax Service companies in the United States for 6 years and have since ventured out on my own with a small clientele that returns annually.

    $17.78 /hr
    2,416 hours
    4.78
  3. Lilla L.

    Lilla L.

    Administrative Support, Translation and Bookkeeping

    Hungary - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

    I have been an oDesk-er for the last 3 years, mostly working on projects related to data-entry, web research, and other administrative tasks and some bookkeeping as well. I also have some experience in English to Hungarian translation. I am a really imaginative and creative person with keen eyes for details. My best features are that I am hardworking and I always aspire to the maximum. If you want to hire a reliable person then I am the best choice for you:) • Data entry • Document conversion • Web research • Customer service • Translation and Proofreading: English-Hungarian • Voice-over: Hungarian • Creative Writing - Articles, Blog posts, newsletters, website content: Hungarian • Social Media Management: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest...etc. • Bookkeeping/Accounting: bank reconciliations, invoicing etc. - using Xero Accounting Software • Managing inventory, creating blog posts, product pages etc. - using Shopify • Microsoft Office: - Word - Excel - Power Point • Adobe Photoshop • Xero Accounting • Shopify • Wordpress • Campaign Monitor • Sprout Social • Hootsuite

    $8.00 /hr
    2,619 hours
    4.99
  4. Virginia Gutierrez

    Virginia Gutierrez Agency Contractor

    virtual assistant,bookkeeping,research,administrative,clerical

    Philippines

    I worked with Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corporation-Comptroller's Dept. for 15 years. I started from Gen. Clerk then Gen.Bookkeeper and later became an Officer-in-Charge. I did clerical job such as accepting and recording documents from different branches of the co. and from our clients;sorting and filing of documents;attending to telephone calls and typing internal memorandum and letters for the section. My tasks as a Bookkeeper are recording, analyzing and submitting to EDP section for data entry the source documents needed for billing our clients. As the Officer-in-Charge of the Revenue Accounting section, I supervised and assigned task to my subordinates and making it sure that their task are properly done and submitted on time. I attended several seminars and training and among these were: Basic Computer Operation,Customer Service, Basic Supervisory Training and Telephone Etiquette and Mannerisms. Having the skills,knowledge and experience I believe that I am the right person you are looking for. If given the chance, I can guarantee to provide you my excellent service.

    Associated with: UpToDate Virtual Assistants, Diamond Virtual Assistants

    $5.56 /hr
    2,827 hours
    4.00
  5. Stacey Marciano

    Stacey Marciano

    Project Manager, Accounting, Bookkeeping, Admin Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 13

    Experienced in both Banking and Government Accounting, an expert in the entire process of Accounting- from Bookkeeping (journalizing and posting to General and Subsidiary Ledgers) to the preparation of Financial Statements (Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Income & Expenses), Reports and Schedules, and to the computation of taxes due and payable. I have a keen eye for detail and adept in meeting goals, targets, and deadlines. Also, I have a good amount of experience in customer support management, as well as hiring management and operations. I have been training, managing, and supervising people for quite a while now, and, I can say that I am good at handling and managing change.

    $10.00 /hr
    9,171 hours
    5.00
  6. Leah P.

    Reliable Data Entry, Administrative & Bookkeeping Service Provider

    Canada - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I have worked as an office assistant for 3 years and over 10 years experience with computers as a programmer/operator. I am currently working as a bookkeeper for over 3 years now using QuickBooks. I am seeking opportunities to apply my bookkeeping qualifications and skills to contribute towards the success of the company which will give me a chance to grow professionally in this field but also help in the efficient running of the organization.

    $12.00 /hr
    1,291 hours
    4.78
  7. Mary van Bronkhorst

    Mary van Bronkhorst

    WordPress guidance, coaching; proofreading, edits

    United States - Portfolio: 53

    "The best WordPress experience I have had on and off Elance so far. Words cannot express how satisfied I am with this provider! Already planning next assignment!" "Great provider. Fast, highly capable. I would work with Mary again in a second!" (KerriYates) "Casey is super. She talks the talk, but also walks the walk! I've hired her twice, and will do so again." (JimR123) Your project deserves peak quality service, whether it's a a how-do-I-do-this-blog-stuff guidance session, a WordPress coaching chat, a blog rehab (or a brand new site), article proofreading, or an in-depth site analysis. I'm a native English-language proofreader and editor who loves WordPress, with a business, media, technical and entrepreneurial background. You have expectations; it's my responsibility to exceed them. You have deadlines, and it's my job to ensure that they're met smoothly. I work with you in one-to-one guidance sessions, helping you gain a comfort level with WordPress.

    $65.00 /hr
    225 hours
    4.95
  8. Paola l M.

    Paola l M.

    Accountant with a Master in Accountancy

    United States

    Accountant (Current CPA Candidate), industrial engineer, and QuickBooks ProAdvisor with 4 years of experience as an internal accountant for small businesses (flow through entities) in both service and manufacturing field that can work in a fast paced, multitasking environment. Excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills, positive team player and self-motivated. With these skills combined with my enthusiasm, work ethic, and my technical abilities, I am able to handle all your accounting procedures.

    $28.00 /hr
    55 hours
    4.94
  9. Irene V.

    Irene V.

    your bookkeeper and more...

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    I am a successful certified financial professional with over eighteen years of progressively responsible and diversified accounting, managerial and administrative experience. As a Certified Bookkeeper I have met the highest national standard for bookkeepers in accounting, tax and payroll. I also have the proven ability to (1) Help you get accurate financial statements and tax returns (2) Find and correct accounting errors (3) Help you avoid costly losses from fraud and theft.

    $25.00 /hr
    138 hours
    5.00