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What Skills Do I Need to Become a Bookkeeper?

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Are you thinking about a new career? Do you like working with numbers? Do you have the commitment to stick with a training program? Do you want to go into bookkeeping or accounting? What is the education needed to obtain a bookkeeping or accounting position? What is the difference in salary between the two professions? Bookkeeping and accounting often get used interchangeably, however there are differences between the two. Both accountants and bookkeepers are essential to the successful operation of a business, and both are great assets to the financial side of things. However, some people will refer to an accountant as a ‘giant sifter’, with bookkeepers being the process of pouring stuff into the sifter. You can’t be an accountant without being a great bookkeeper. So what skills do you need to be a great bookkeeper? Below are a few things to keep in mind if you’re thinking about becoming a bookkeeper.

6 hours

You need to honestly evaluate your:

  1. Data entry skills
  2. Communication skills
  3. Knowledge of bookkeeping principles
  4. Organization skills
  5. Attention to detail
  6. Understanding of the bigger picture
  7. Discipline
  8. Interest in furthering your education
  9. Commitment level

Dates: Thu / Tue Feb 21, 26, 7pm-10pm Eastern

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February 21
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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