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Bookkeeper

A good fit if you like: Attention to Detail Working with Numbers Writing & Organization

As a Bookkeeper, you’ll manage a company’s financial accounts, ensuring they are accurate. You’ll record what money comes into and flows out of a business, such as payments to and from customers and vendors. You’ll use spreadsheets like Excel or tools like QuickBooks to help record and manage this information. Bookkeepers and accountants have similar roles. You’ll also focus on administrative tasks, such as completing payroll and recording incoming and outgoing finances.

Career Insight

Salary Range

Entry-Level: $37,400
Intermediate: $41,600
Senior: $50,000

*Sourced from LinkedIn & Glassdoor

Job Postings

National: 28,980
Florida: 2,800

*Sourced from Lightcast, period July 2021 – June 2022

Common Job Titles

Bookkeeper Accounting Assistant Accounts Payable Clerk

Skills Needed

Accounting Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Data Entry Invoice Processing Customer Billing Quickbooks

Courses

Intuit Bookkeeping Certificate

Getting started with Microsoft Excel

Introduction to Cost Accounting

Getting Started with ProfitBooks

Income Features in ProfitBooks

Expenses in ProfitBooks

Profit Analysis using Economic Value Added

Using Basic Formulas and Functions in Microsoft Excel

Finding, Sorting & Filtering Data in Microsoft Excel

Creating a Budget with Microsoft Excel

Financial Accounting Explained

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