Bookkeeping Job Search Guide

Bookkeepers qualifications, qualities and soft skills. Expedite your job search and be in control of your career path.
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

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!

What are the requirements?

  • This is course relevant for a job seeker, someone who's planning on a career makeover into the bookkeeping profession

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to Bookkeeping Job Search Guide!

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


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

Section 2: What is it like to be a Bookkeeper?

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


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


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


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

Section 3: How can you be a Bookkeeper?

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


Qualities that employers are looking for from bookkeeping candidates


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


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

Section 4: Bookkeeper's Hiring Test
Pre-Employment Test for Bookkeepers Instructions
Pre-Employment Test for Bookkeepers
25 questions
Section 5: Next Steps

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Instructor Biography

Majo Jacinto, 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).”

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