Jumpstart Your Bookkeeping Career With a QuickBooks Certification

A career in bookkeeping delivers unbridled autonomy and independence. Responsible for all financial transactions of a business, you help ensure compliance with state and Federal regulations. As a Bookkeeper, you help maintain the financial consistency and stability on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. 

Maintaining expenditures, receipts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, performing reconciliations, and quarterly tax filings in specialized software and databases requires a specific level of expertise that can be enhanced with a QuickBooks Bookkeeper certification. The top industries for Bookkeepers include real estate, insurance, healthcare providers, legal, education, and finance. With accuracy, as a Bookkeeper you calculate, post, and verify financial data and oversee transactions to support business operations. A Quickbooks Bookkeeper Certification offers you the opportunity to further develop, refine, and enhance your proficiency.

Bookkeeping Career

Here are some benefits of a QuickBooks Bookkeeping Certification:

  • Become client asset by applying expertise to client work
  • Easily setup and customize client QuickBooks account 
  • Connect with QuickBooks experts and extensive network
  • Establish and deepen QuickBooks knowledge
  • Access to QuickBooks support
While Bookkeepers and Certified Public Accounts (CPAs) are both classified as accounting professionals, they have very different responsibilities. The below table demonstrates just a few distinctions in the two positions. Bookkeepers typically work for small to medium businesses while CPAs are state-licensed and work with small to large corporations, public accounting firms, government agencies, nonprofit, and nongovernmental organizations.   
  • Record and categorize financial transactions
  • Track income and expenses
  • Complete payroll
  • Maintain and balance ledgers and accounts
  • Produce invoices
  • Observe and report financial discrepancies
  • Prepare, examine, and analyze financial reports
  • Conduct detailed audits
  • Financial consulting
  • Evaluating profit margins
  • Establish and implement accounting procedures and policies

Bookkeeping Skills

Bookkeepers have a variety of hard, soft, and technology skills that enable owners to concentrate on growing and scaling their businesses. The table below illustrates the necessary competencies for effective performance.
  • Math Skills
  • Record Keeping
  • Budgeting
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Organizing Financial Data
  • Detail Oriented
  • Critical Thinking
  • Research
  • Problem-Solving
  • Integrity
  • Accounting Software
  • Cloud-Based Data Access & Sharing Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Word Processing Software

With a Digital Workshop Center QuickBooks Bookkeeper Certification learn:

  • Payroll fundamentals
  • Microsoft Excel for data analysis and business bookkeeping
  • Best practices for business bookkeeping
  • QuickBooks Online to manage a small business finances
  • Management of a small business with QuickBooks
  • Common transactions in QuickBooks Online for customers, vendors, employees, and banking
  • To run reports and preparing financial statements with QuickBooks Online
  • The requirements to apply to become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor
QuickBooks Bookkeeper Certificate Program

Types of QuickBooks Certifications

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor – Advanced Online

This course builds on the core concepts in the QuickBooks Online certification course and prepares you for the Advanced Certification exam. You’ll learn how to leverage the advanced functionality like automated tax systems and troubleshooting with QuickBooks Online to meet the needs of different clients.

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor – Payroll

QuickBooks Online Payroll makes calculating and processing payroll easier for clients. Explore a range of advanced processes, such as termination policies or setting up deductions and contributions.
A QuickBooks Bookkeeper certification plays an important role in sustaining a business’ operations. To learn more about this certification or other courses at the Digital Workshop Center, set up a time to speak with a Student Advisor

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