Bookkeeper - Entry Level, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate
Bookkeepers compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. They perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining and checking the accuracy of accounting records, calculations and postings.
This Program features courses that will provide the entry-level skills needed to start out as a bookkeeper. Accounting concepts and terminology in the context of bookkeeping are introduced, as well as training on supporting software such as Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks.
Students entering this program should have a strong sense of self-discipline, basic math and computer skills, and be detail-oriented.
Bookkeeping jobs can be found at a number of profit and non-profit organizations. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach: https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.
Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:
1. apply the knowledge and skills to function effectively as an entry level bookkeeper;
2. prepare to gain employment as a bookkeeper; and
3. assume responsibility for continued professional and personal development through continuing education.