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Certified Bookkeeper

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FREE Tuition Assistance Available!

This program is approved for FREE Education 2 Employment tuition assistance for eligible Iowa residents. Financial assistance may include training tuition, textbooks, tools, certification fees, required materials and other services. Email [email protected] or call (712) 325-3268 for more information!

About the Program

This course prepares you for the National Certified Bookkeeper (CB) examination. This course will be taught by Brandon Green.

Program to Include

  • Adjusting entries
  • Correction of accounting errors
  • Basic book and tax depreciation
  • Basic payroll
  • Inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention


High School Diploma or equivalent. Some bookkeeping experience necessary.

Non-Credit to Credit

Take your education to a whole new level and earn college credit toward an Early Childhood: Administration certificate or a degree in Business Administration; Management and Human Resources Marketing. Successful completion of this program will earn you 3 hours of college credit for Intro to Accounting!

Career & Salary Information

Certified Bookkeepers compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods. Complete adjusting entries; complete payroll functions. Additional education and training could lead to advancement in a bookkeeping or accounting position as well as supervision in the field. Faster than average growth is expected to 2024 (9% to 13%). Median salary $16.85 hourly, $35,050 annually. 

Certified Bookkeeper