Program Goals and Outcomes

Bookkeeping program goals and outcomes

The online Bookkeeping Career Diploma can help students prepare to take the first steps toward an entry-level career in finance as a bookkeeper or accounting clerk. Every business needs to keep accurate financial records, so there are job opportunities in a wide variety of industries.

Bookkeeping

Career Diploma 8-12 mo As low as $49/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To prepare graduates for an entry-level career as a bookkeeper via distance learning courses.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Explain financial statements, with attention to detail, from accounting records for organizations
  • List employment opportunities in many industries, including firms that provide accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services; federal, state, and local governments; and schools
  • Demonstrate basic math and computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Describe how to become certified in areas of bookkeeping by being able to carry out all bookkeeping tasks, including overseeing payroll and balancing accounts, according to accepted accounting procedures
  • Apply proper procedures for controlling an organization’s financial documentation and guard against misappropriation of its funds
  • Describe how to use accounting software to record, store, and analyze information
  • Apply proper procedures for receiving and recording cash, checks, and vouchers in compliance with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Create financial reports using QuickBooks online to complete bookkeeping tasks, ensure accuracy in receiving and recording payments, handle banking transactions, and monitor business accounts

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