Freelance Bookkeeper Resume Samples

A Freelance Bookkeeper is a self-employed professional who is experienced in accounting, bookkeeping, and financial matters. The job description entails maintaining the financial records and transactions of the company or client. While the duties vary hugely based on the needs of the customer, the following are certain core tasks mentioned on the Freelance Bookkeeper Resume – balancing accounts, handling tax returns; processing receipts, and payments; maintaining filing systems, and doing paperwork. The job duties also include verifying the accounts receivables, accounts payables, invoices, and reconciling bank statements.

To execute the above-mentioned tasks, the bookkeeper needs the following skills and abilities – good numeracy skills; integrity; confidentiality; self-promotion skills and abilities; strong knowledge of GAAP and relevant accounting software; and multitasking skills. Most of the eligible resumes mention a degree in accounting or finance.

Freelance Bookkeeper Resume example

Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

Summary : A productive, Freelance Bookkeeper professional with more than 9 years of experience in all aspects of auditing, accounting, and management. Outstanding record of achievement in planning and accomplishing company objectives in a highly competitive market. 

Skills : Payroll Skills, Accounting Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Responsible for maintaining A/P, A/R, Reconciliation, and bank accounts monthly.
    2. Created QuickBooks files and Audited QuickBooks files from prior years, cleaning up any errors.
    3. Posted daily entries in QuickBooks and updated the general ledger.
    4. Calculated and paid sales tax quarterly and processed the 1099's.
    5. Helped to count inventories and set accounting controls.
    6. Reconciled prior-year bank statements, liability, and equity accounts to reflex monthly and year-end statements.
    7. Created and maintained intro-company accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor In Accounting


Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : Accomplished Freelance Bookkeeper with a demonstrated track record in training professionals in proper record keeping, tax reporting, generating industry-specific reports for internal analysis. Proven expertise in efficiency and productivity through the development and implementation of system improvements.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Administrative Skills, Data Entry, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Worked on a contract basis with a locally owned roofing company that was struggling with bookkeeping, day to day accounting.
    2. Worked as-needed for a small advertising business.
    3. Entrusted with financial records, documents, and receipts. 
    4. Included job costing, budgets, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, payroll processing, tax reporting, preparation.
    5. Oversaw a semi-annual audit and facilitate corporate tax return.
    6. Maintained electronic documents for all jobs, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank accounts, and employees.
    7. Reorganized and updated the office systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

Summary : Detail-focused Freelance Bookkeeper professional with more than 20 years of experience in leading and supporting office services poised to share talent with an organization that values hard work, dedication, and results. 

Skills : Quickbooks, Sage 50, Microsoft Office, Bookkeeping Skills, Administrative Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided a wide variety of bookkeeping, data entry, and accounting functions for several small companies.
    2. Slashed unnecessary accounts payable costs by 20% in addition to eliminating past due and late fees as a result of automated processing.
    3. Compiled innovative Excel spreadsheets and digitized leasing information to provide better visibility and usability of property information for the two largest clients.
    4. Supported owner of childcare companies in developing accurate bookkeeping procedures. 
    5. Managed bookkeeping responsibilities for several small businesses, including data entry, reconciliation of accounts, and finalization of reports.
    6. Maintained/oversaw clients' books, monthly reconciliation, financial statements, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing. 
    7. Maintained an open line of communication with clients (phone and email).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
G.E.D

Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

Headline : As a Freelance Bookkerrper, responsible for Complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements, enforcing adherence to requirements; filing reports, advising management on needed actions, and also Handling month-end close process., etc.

Skills : Bookkeeping Skills, Planning Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Maintained, updated, and troubleshoot books for restaurant and retail operations.
    2. Constructed books, worked with start-ups.
    3. Organized systems to streamline work, recreate, and streamline audit trail.
    4. Consulted management on how to improve and best utilize company resources, ultimately leading to the expansion and growth of the company. 
    5. Performed both ongoing and ad-hoc projects as necessary.
    6. Performed all bookkeeping and most accounting functions for small businesses and individual professionals.
    7. Provided general bookkeeping services to clients Preparation of client accounts receivable/payable, daily sales, general ledger, payroll, and sales.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Accounting

Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Freelance Bookkeeper with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment in which your the company prides itself.

Skills : Accounts Payable, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Served multiple clients based on their individual business needs & objectives.
    2. Experienced in accounts payable, accounts receivable, QuickBooks, problem-solving, fiscal budgeting, administration, & customer relations.
    3. Maintained the company's entire filing system, which includes bills, taxes, and payroll, trucks, and shop information.
    4. Entered company's daily expenses, profit, taxes, employee information, invoices, and bills into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
    5. Created documents, letters, reports, and memos into Microsoft Word.
    6. Collected a total of $150k in past due amounts and ensured that the company was pursuing collections immediately.
    7. Retained and partnered with a local business attorney for legal and collection matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Business Administration

Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

Objective : Effective communicator seeking an opportunity to leverage an administrative and finance skill set within a progressive company. Highly organized, detailed and conscientious self-starter, able to strategize and prioritize effectively. A solid base of knowledge in various business environments and easily adaptable to new ones. 

Skills : Leadership Development, Management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Created marketing presentations into Microsoft PowerPoint.
    2. Eliminated bookkeeping inaccuracies by implementing GL coding systems and documentation protocols.
    3. Entered data into the company's bookkeeping software.
    4. Returned a clean stack of papers, along with a computer disk ready to go to the company's accountant.
    5. Monitored collection of accounts receivable, set-up customers, and reconciled accounts. 
    6. Prepared financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
    7. Maintained general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            2-5 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            High School Diploma

            Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

            Headline : Seeking a Freelance Bookkeeper position an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills. Maintaining an open line of communication with clients (phone and email).

            Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Good COmmunication.

            Description :

              1. Successfully provided comprehensive administrative and accounting support to personal and corporate clients representing multiple industries.
              2. Oversaw and supported all aspects of bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, quarterly reporting, and tax preparation requiring expertise in W-2 and 1099 forms.
              3. Utilized QuickBooks to produce reports reflecting profit and loss, balance sheets, job profitability, and aging reports.
              4. Met with clients regularly to assess the status of their business, and provide strategies for business growth.
              5. Processed accounts payable in QuickBooks.
              6. Set up vendors, research and reconcile vendor ledgers, and issue payments.
              7. Processed billing for customers in QuickBooks.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            5-7 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Executive
            Education
            Education
            Certificate In Paralegal Studies

            Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

            Headline : Highly motivated, experienced, and passionate candidate seeks to further a career in a Freelance Bookkeeper position that can utilize my technical skills and management knowledge to benefit mutual growth and success.

            Skills : Data Entry, Planning Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

            Description :

              1. Owned the bookkeeping process.
              2. Developed a system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts.
              3. Posted and updated journal entries in QuickBooks. 
              4. Balanced general ledger by preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries.
              5. Maintained historical records by filing documents.
              6. Processed accounts receivable (billing, applying for customer payments, updating and reconciling customer accounts, and account collection).
              7. Processed accounts payable (processing vendor invoices, sales tax payable, expense reports, updating and reconciling vendor accounts, and issuing payment).
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma

                  Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

                  Objective : A solid results-driven team player looking to further any company goals by utilizing my particular skill set or learning new ones. Responsible for Balancing general ledger by preparing a trial balance and reconciling entries.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Windows OS, Quickbooks.

                  Description :

                    1. Complied with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying requirements.d actions.
                    2. Handled the month-end close process.
                    3. Processed payroll and recording associated journal entries.
                    4. Maintained the accuracy of the general ledger.
                    5. Reconciled bank and credit card accounts.
                    6. Recorded journal entries, accruals, and preparing month-end close and financial statements.
                    7. Estimated state and federal tax payments.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                2-5 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Junior
                                Education
                                Education
                                G.E.D

                                Freelance Bookkeeper Resume

                                Objective : Highly Organized And Dedicated Payroll,  And Bookkeeping Professional. Adept At Adjusting To Unfamiliar Situations Quickly And Producing Top Quality Work With Attention To Detail. Highly organized and obtains the ability to shift priorities and prioritize workload. 

                                Skills : MS Office, Accounting, Multitasking.

                                Description :

                                  1. Responsible for all aspects of accounting and bookkeeping.
                                  2. Created and issued purchase orders to vendors domestically and internationally only after careful planning and consultation with the CEO.
                                  3. Managed and coordinated health benefits and retirement plan administration.
                                  4. Developed a system to account for financial transactions by establishing a chart of accounts; defining bookkeeping policies and procedures.
                                  5. Posted and updated journal entries in QuickBooks (experience in other accounting platforms, in addition to QuickBooks, is a plus)
                                  6. Prepared financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
                                  7. Maintained general ledger by transferring subsidiary account summaries.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            2-5 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Junior
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            Bachelor Degree