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take the hassle out of bookkeeping.

Gain the freedom to do what you love with a reliable bookkeeper focused on your financial success.

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bookkeeping Services

You started your business to do more of what you love and if bookkeeping isn’t it, that’s no problem! I offer a variety of bookkeeping services that can be tailored to your unique business needs so that you can spend more time doing what you love and less time on the things you don’t.

Catch up

Behind on your books? Not to worry, I can catch you up!

Record Financial Transactions

Stay up to date with each transaction categorized based on your unique business.

Payroll services

Make sure your team is getting paid accurately and on time

accounts payable

Ensure your bills are paid on time

accounts receivable

We can't forget to make sure you're getting paid. I monitor receivables and make sure you're aware of any overdue invoices

General Ledger Reconciliation

Monthly reconciliation of all accounts

Monthly financial reporting

Balance sheet and profit & loss reports delivered securely to your inbox


Ready to scale your business? I offer monthly budgeting and cashflow forecasting to help to reach your goals.

Tax Services

While I’m not an accountant, I am happy to partner with my clients’ CPA to help make tax seasons a breeze! See the FAQ below on why it’s helpful for every business to utilize a bookkeeper and an accountant!


My Mission

My mission is to offer farmers, non-profits, and small business owners the freedom to hand off bookkeeping tasks and focus their efforts on activities that drive the business forward.

Meet Nikki & the chicos family

Freedom Virtual Assisting was born from my lifelong desire to be a “helper” and the necessity of finding work-life balance after having a child with special needs.

I worked as a medical social worker for 10 years, but after having a child with special needs I found it difficult to give my all to patients while also meeting the needs of my family. I returned to school for Human Resources, which led me to a job with a local grain marketing company. With this company I wore many hats including bookkeeper. I found the bookkeeping side of the business to be unexpectedly enjoyable and in 2023 I took a leap of faith and started my own bookkeeping business: Freedom Virtual Assisting.

Our family lives on a century farm in Southern Minnesota producing row crops, raising beef cattle, chickens, and a couple of adorable little boys. Check out this video to learn more about the Chicos family.

Frequently Asked

What software do you use for bookkeeping?

I utilize Quickbooks online, for a variety of reasons

  • Data is stored in the cloud. Both you and I can access the data and reports from any location.
  • QBO offers essential features to manage bookkeeping and keep your business tax-ready year around.
  • You as the client own the software. If you ever decide to leave Freedom Virtual Assisting, you can take your data with you.
What type of businesses do you serve?

Being part of a farm family and rural community means that I’m always happy to work with other farmers and agricultural related businesses. I also support a variety of non-profits and small businesses.

Bookkeeper vs. Accountant – what’s the difference?

Bookkeepers and accountants share common goals – they support your business but do so in different ways using different skillsets.

As a bookkeeper I focus on keeping you financially organized by recording and categorizing daily transactions, sending invoices, recording payments received, paying bills on behalf of your business, processing payroll, generating monthly financial reports, reconciling accounts, and preparing the books for your accountant.

Your accountant can help you analyze the cost of your operations, advise you on financial decisions, perform audits, conduct tax planning, and file tax returns.

Why should I hire a bookkeeper?

Are you spending precious business hours fumbling through bookkeeping tasks. Or worse, spending evenings and weekends on bookwork instead of spending time with family and friends? Was last tax season a nightmare? As a bookkeeper I can:

  • Allow you to keep your focus on your core business needs
  • Support a better work-life balance
  • Help you avoid falling behind on invoicing and wasting time chasing unpaid accounts
  • Maintain your company’s cashflow
  • Generate useful reports to help you make informed business decisions
  • Keep your books up to date so that tax season is a breeze!
Need more reasons to hire a bookkeeper?

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What can I expect from a free bookkeeping consultation?

We can either meet in-person or virtually, whichever you prefer. During our meeting I want to learn more about your business’ mission, goals, strengths, and challenges. We’ll dive into what’s not working when it comes to bookkeeping and which services I may be able to offer along with a pricing quote.

What steps do you take to ensure my financial data is secure?

It can be uncomfortable to share your business financial information with someone else. Confidentiality is my top priority and my goal is to help you feel at ease. I utilize a secured internet connection at all times, password management software, multifactor authentication, and am backed by both liability and cyber security insurance.

Current clients can securely submit documents using:

More questions?

Reach out anytime