Bookkeeping Job Search Guide
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Bookkeeping Job Search Guide

Bookkeepers qualifications, qualities and soft skills. Expedite your job search and be in control of your career path.
4.4 (82 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,926 students enrolled
Created by Majo Jacinto
Last updated 4/2015
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Prepare to become a qualified bookkeeper
  • Assess your bookkeeping skills and competencies by completing the Bookkeeping Hiring Test
  • Understand the job market and specific duties and responsibilities for various job postings related to bookkeeping
  • Interview confidently by fully understanding the requirements of the bookkeeping job you are applying for
  • Learn how to obtain relevant experience to better qualify for a bookkeeping position
  • Discover and practice desired soft skills in the workplace
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  • This is course relevant for a job seeker, someone who's planning on a career makeover into the bookkeeping profession

You're Hired! Bookkeeping Job Search Guide – Discover and learn the qualifications, qualities and soft skills employers require from a bookkeeper. Learn what bookkeepers do in the workplace for an exciting career makeover and be in control of your career path and be successful doing what you enjoy.

Inside the course, complete the Bookkeeper's Hiring Test used by employers to screen candidates designed to honestly assess and measure your accounting and bookkeeping skills. Learn through this test what you need to learn or know that you're ready for that next job interview!

Bookkeeping job opportunities are growing every day. You want to translate your skills towards a bookkeeping but don't know where to begin. This course is designed to make it easy for job seekers to learn what qualifications employers are looking for from candidates; the education, training, & experience requirements along with the qualities and soft skills needed to be successful on the job. You will also learn what and how to earn the 'functional expertise' you need to be successful.

Given my professional background as your instructor, I will offer suggestions and insight from an employer's lens how your resume can stand out from the rest. I promote and encourage a lively class through the discussion forum. Expect me to respond to you within 24 hours or less.

If you are considering a career in bookkeeping either as your first job, a career makeover or advance your career; this course is an excellent place for you to start.

I'd be delighted to be your bookkeeping career coach on the inside!

Who is the target audience?
  • Job Seekers who want to understand the bookkeeping profession
  • Job Seekers who want to learn the skillset of a successful bookkeeper
  • Job Seekers who are looking to switch careers
  • Recent college graduates
  • Current undergraduates
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Curriculum For This Course
Welcome to Bookkeeping Job Search Guide!
2 Lectures 05:56

This lecture is a brief overview of what you will expect to accomplish after completing the course.

Bookkeeping Job Search Course Introduction

Student testimonials from Dr. Majo Jacinto's college students and graduates.

Dr. Jacinto's Student Testimonials
What is it like to be a Bookkeeper?
4 Lectures 29:30

What do bookkeepers do in the workplace? What relationships do they have with vendors, customers, employees, management, external accounts and government agencies?

Bookkeepers Responsibilities

Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Auditing Clerk, Accounting Clerk and Full Charge Bookkeeper

Types of Bookkeepers

Full Time & Part time opportunities, work schedule, deadlines & work conditions

Work Environment and Schedule

Growth rate for bookkeeping opportunities in the United States through 2022.

Job Outlook in the United States
How can you be a Bookkeeper?
4 Lectures 16:28

Minimum qualifications required to become a bookkeeper. Opportunities to obtain experience.

Education, Training and Experience Requirements

Qualities that employers are looking for from bookkeeping candidates

Qualities of a Good Bookkeeper

What are the recommended training courses and how to obtain these training?

Recommended Training for bookkeepers

Personal qualities, habits and social graces that are highly desired by organizations for their employees to possess.

Soft Skills desired in the Workplace
Bookkeeper's Hiring Test
1 Lecture 00:22
Pre-Employment Test for Bookkeepers Instructions

Pre-Employment Test for Bookkeepers
25 questions
Next Steps
1 Lecture 00:35
About the Instructor
Majo Jacinto
4.3 Average rating
380 Reviews
13,556 Students
5 Courses
Certified Public Accountant & Accounting Professor

Dr. Majo Jacinto is an active professor in accounting, audit, information systems, taxation and nonprofit accounting for approximately 15 years in both the online and ground platforms serving college and graduate students in accounting and business.

Dr. Jacinto’s academic involvement include publishing textbooks, training manuals and sponsoring NYSED approved curriculum for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. As a CPA, Dr. Jacinto is an actively engaged accounting practitioner serving for profit and non-profit organizations on Long Island, NY.

She earned her Doctor of Management degree at Colorado Technical University. She completed her MBA and undergraduate degree in Accounting at New York Institute of Technology. She also completed a baccalaureate degree in Economics and Psychology.


I am invested in your success. My passion lies in being your guide by the side and see you not only perform but transform into successful business professionals and be the best you can be through accounting education.

“Be a lifelong learner. Perform consistently well, communicate effectively, think analytically and speak fluently the language of business = accounting (Jacinto, 2013).”