The Administrative Assistant with Bookkeeping Profession
As the pace of business increases every day, more and more business professionals and executive require and rely on the administrative, accounting and record-keeping expertise of assistants. Demand for professionals with administrative and bookkeeping skills is estimated to grow 14% through 2020. Combined with QuickBooks software training, individuals who have all of these skills will be in high demand for years to come. This program will cover:
The Administrative Assistant with Bookkeeping and QuickBooks Program
This program takes students through the ins and outs of day-to-day office functions as well as the essential knowledge of bookkeeping and overall record keeping relative to successful small business operations. Additionally, this course takes students through all accounting principles and bookkeeping necessities so that they can not only keep accurate books, but understand why and how these records are kept, as well as how these processes and procedures might be improved. A full study of QuickBooks will ensure that students can operate successfully within the most-widely used accounting software application.
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
NOTE: Program includes Intuit QuickBooks software
Employment of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, as fast as the average for all occupations. Job growth for these workers is largely driven by overall economic growth. As the number of organizations increases, more bookkeepers will be needed to keep these organizations' books. In addition, in response to the recent financial crisis, investors will pay increased attention to the accuracy of corporate books. Stricter regulation in the financial sector will create demand for accounting services, creating opportunities for accounting clerks.
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What is difference between a certificate and a certification?
By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.
Does this course translate in to college credit?
Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.
How long do access to my complete my course?
Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.
When are the course start dates?
The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.
Is the Certification exam included in the course?
The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.
should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
There are no state approval and/or state requirements associated with this program.
There are several National Certification exams that are available to students who successfully complete this program:
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Mac OS Users: Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
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