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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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Average Bookkeeping Freelancer Feedback Score

Bookkeeping Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.53.

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  1. Samuel M.

    Samuel M.

    Quickbooks Pro adviser/Bookeeper

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a certified Quick-books pro adviser with a consistent track record of achieving high returns for my clients. I am also well versed with international accounting standards, international financial reporting standards and tax laws. I am also an expert in Quick books, peach tree and sage accounting packages. These combination of knowledge and skills positions me as a useful resource for clients seeking to grow their business. Currently am looking for a suitable opportunity with a company that will not only challenge me professionally but also allow me to develop my knowledge & potential further. Thank you for taking time to check out my profile.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Carie H.

    Carie H.

    Accounting/Billing/Administrative Specialist

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3

    I have 17+ years experience in accounting and administrative management. I have extensive experience in bookkeeping, healthcare billing, payroll, human resources, data entry, accounts payable, and various other administrative/clerical duties. I am proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, and Quick Books. I can type 70+ WPM with accuracy. I also have experience with copy editing and creative writing so I'm interested in writing projects as well as administrative tasks. Whatever project I work, large or small, I give 100% of my full effort. I am very thorough and I double-check all work before I turn in a finished product. I'm dependable, hard-working, have a strong eye for detail, and am able to accomplish projects in a timely manner. I hope that my professional experience and skills can help your business accomplish it's goals.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Raj Fidelis

    Raj Fidelis

    Chartered Accountant - Book keeping,Accountancy, Taxation and Auditing

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a practicing Chartered Accountant and have an experience of more than 4 years in the field of Bookkeeping, Accounting, Business Consulting, Taxation, Auditing, Teaching Accountancy and Taxation. I make sure that I provide my best services to my company and ensure that they are highly satisfied with my work. Also it is my responsibility that all my company's work is done on time and they do not have to face any problem of schedule because of any mistake on my part. Any work given to me will be completed on time with utmost accuracy. I assure you of having a wonderful time when we work together.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Joe Hickey

    Joe Hickey

    Admistrative Assistant

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 17

    I am a disabled person who has a BA in Psychology, (Magna Cum Laude) as well as over 24 years experience in Mid-Frame, Mainframe, and PC's in programming in COBOL, as well as Basic Assembler. Since most of my programming applications involve G/L, Payroll, ACH, EDI, I am very skilled in accounting applications and can provide for you the help you need in keeping your paperwork in order. I can also supply technical support for most computer programs as well be a point of contact for your potential clients to find out about you and to order products or services from you. Since I am looking to supplement my SSDI, I am willing to take a lower rate than most. If you have a need, please contact me and let me see if I can help you in resolving that need.

    $5.00 /hr
    5 hours
  5. Zacharas D.

    Zacharas D.

    Customer Service Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12

    I am a hard working individual who believes in the saying "Strength in Peace of Mind" which means a well rounded individual through hard work gives a client the needed peace of mind that their needs will be met with quality, efficiency .for the best price. Over the last few years I have put myself in a variety of situations to establish a foundation in business management, customer service, book keeping as well as versing myself in consumer trends to make advertising more appealing to them. Through my experiences, I have worked in a variety of industries and settings to refine my skills so I am able to work well with limited instruction, going off of past experiences to assess the situation accurately so I may preform to the best of my abilities. As a quick learner, I have developed skills in website and graphic design to better adapt to the new technological age of advertising. List of qualifications • Over 3 years of high level Advertising Operation experience. • 6 years of customer service experience in a variety of environments • 3 years of experience with business finance, ranging from book keeping to financial analysis. • Knowledge of the online advertising industry, trends, technologies and strategies • 3 years of experience as an Virtual Assistant . • Ability to utilize strong analytical, problem solving and trouble-shooting skills to effectively resolve business management, book-keeping, customer service, and human resource related service issues. • Capable of managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and able to accommodate to unplanned changes in daily activity. • Excellent verbal, communication and written skills. • Ability to exercise independent judgment and develop solutions technical issues that are customer focused. • Extremely productive in a high volume, high stress environment. Specialties • Virtual Assistant • Creative Writing • Organization & Time Management • Customer Service • Team Management • Marketing strategies

    $12.50 /hr
    4 hours
  6. Staci T.

    Staci T.

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5

    I graduated from Penn State with an Associates in Human Development and Family Studies and a Bachelors in Criminal Justice. I am enrolling in a Second Degree program for Nursing and going to graduate school for a Masters in Social Work. I have done a lot of different pieces from research articles to children's books. I am a diligent editor and can quickly format text and data. I pay close attention to detail and can quickly transcribe information. I work great in teams as well as on my own. I am extremely social and look forward to making long lasting relationships through ODesk that are built on loyalty, trust, and mutual respect. I know that I am young but I am confident that if you give me a shot you will not be disappointing.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Azhan Kamarudin

    Azhan Kamarudin

    Experienced Data Entry Operator

    Malaysia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Hello there! I'm currently running my own online business with over 700,000 products in it. I've dealt with a lot of data mostly for MySQL, CSV, Excel and even PDF. This include but not limited to extracting, recompiling and reorganizing data from different formats to another. So, if you need help with Data Entry, I'm the person for the Job I'm also available to do simple book keeping when required

    $15.00 /hr
    1 hours
  8. Charles Okoh

    Charles Okoh

    BSc. Accounting. Cisa

    Nigeria - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3

    I have a total experience of 9 years in accounting. I have been successfully implemented a new accounting system, QuickBooks, that has been proven to be more suitable and efficient to record and track cash flow. Aside from my education and years’ experience as a successful Accountant, I have a wealth of skills and attributes that lend it to my professional candidacy, to include: • Analytical skill • Bookkeeping skill • Preparing, examining, and analyzing financial records, statements, and other reports. • Analyzing the business for financial trends and project the future financial health of the company • Creating and maintaining company budgets

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Shaiful Islam

    Shaiful Islam

    Expert in Excel / VBA / Macros / PDF Forms with Accounts Bacground

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi, and thanks for viewing my profile! Expert in Microsoft Excel / VBA / Macros & all other formula with accounting & finance background. Experienced in PDF Fillable Forms, Transcription of documents from/to PDF/excel/Word. Have provided excellent service to all my clients for the past one year on oDesk and earned fantastic feedback and superb star rating. My strengths include: - a good team player with excellent oral and written communication skills - friendly and professional. - self starter - multi-tasker - maintain deadlines - 09 years of experience in formal jobs

    $10.00 /hr
    7 hours
  10. Michaela J.

    Michaela J.

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

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - 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.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours