Bookkeeping

Please refer to the current Continuing Education Schedule of Classes for upcoming dates and times.

Professional Bookkeeping

Learn the skills that you need to enter the professional field of Bookkeeping. This program is designed to prepare individuals for an entry-level position as a bookkeeper or accounting clerk. It familiarizes students with generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and associated computer programs.

Why Take the Program?

Bookkeepers are vital employees, and business owners recognize the importance of the professional in this position. Thousands of new businesses open each year, and every organization needs someone with the right training to maintain and update its financial records.

Topics Include:

  • Accounting Basics and Computerized
  • Bookkeeping
  • Using QuickBooks
  • Creating Reports
  • Ethics and Fraud
  • Payroll Principles and Procedures
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts
  • Payable Procedures
  • Bank Statement Reconciliation
  • Budgeting
  • Inventory
  • Depreciation
  • Accounting Errors, Corrections, and Adjusting Entries
  • Financial Statements and Trial Balances

Certified Professional Bookkeeping

This class is specifically designed for the experienced bookkeeper with at least 2 years of experience. Course content and concept are set up to provide the student finely focused instruction and preparatory practical application of those topics, skill sets, procedures and processes to successfully pass the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) examination offered through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). The course includes six workbooks, one for each exam subject, specifically designed to prepare you for the certification exam.

Why Take the Program?

Becoming a Certified Bookkeeper increases your earning potential, enhances your standing as a professional and gives you an edge in a competitive job market. Bookkeepers are vital employees, and business owners recognize the importance of the professional in this position. Thousands of new businesses open each year, and every organization needs someone with the right training to maintain and update its financial records. Whether you work for an established business or desire to earn extra income at home, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects more than 212,000 new job opportunities for bookkeepers through 2018.

Topics Include:

  • Mastering Depreciation
  • Mastering Payroll
  • Mastering Correction of Accounting Errors
  • Mastering Adjusting Entries
  • Mastering Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention