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Bookkeeping

You’ve taken the first step in your journey with The Career Academy! You’re on your way to unlocking your potential with our innovative online Accounting & Bookkeeping Courses.

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Study from Home

Learn from anywhere, your style. Our courses are delivered fully online, we just need you and your laptop.

Expert Tutor Support

Receive help from our fantastic tutors whenever you need it and excel in your studies.

Industry-Recognised

Enrol in our industry recognised courses for only $25 a week on our interest free payment plans.

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Why study bookkeeping with us?

Bookkeeping courses at The Career Academy are designed by the industry’s best. As Xero, MYOB & AAT partners, you’ll be learning everything you need to know to push your career ahead.

Covering:

Xero accounting, covering a full range of features & functions, culminating in an official certification.

IAAP Accredited courses from the fundamentals of accounting all the way to the highest level.

Account reconciliation, invoicing, crucial Excel skills and more, all delivered with our expert tutor support.

Payroll, with comprehensive courses covering MYOB, Xero & more.

Here's why students love bookkeeping with us.

“Great support, helpful…”

“…Nadia helped me to understand why the course I ended up choosing would benefit me more than others. I am very happy with the course I am doing and think it will be more beneficial. She was very helpful, very efficient communication and almost instant feedback and replies. I cannot recommend The Career Academy enough.” – Carley. F

“I have done several accounting & finance based courses…”

“I have done several accounting & finance based courses through The Career Academy. They are fantastic. I am an accountant and would love to work for this academy.” – Janice R

Popular Bookkeeping Courses

Complete this course and you’ll be perfectly set up to launch your bookkeeping career with the option to freelance, subcontract or start your own bookkeeping business. You’ll learn the proven, practical skills to help you generate new clients, increase your sales and profit, save time and scale your business.

Advanced your bookkeeping career and earn more with The Career Academy’s essential courses. This course builds on the practical bookkeeping skills and knowledge obtained through the Certificate in Bookkeeping. On successful completion you’ll gain certified accounting technician status.

You’re well on the road to success once you have this course under your belt. You’ll become a professional AAT Qualified Bookkeeper where you’ll learn to balance the books, prepare GST returns and prepare business accounts, before using the prestigious AAT membership to launch your own bookkeeping business.

Still have questions?

The Certificate in Bookkeeping is the best certification available in New Zealand. You’ll learn to balance the books, prepare GST returns, keep business accounts; analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheets. Plus, you’ll receive some fantastic FREE benefits: 
  • FREE access to the MYOB Partner Program – get webinars and training, access to a Partner Dashboard listing all your clients in one place 
  • FREE access to the CCH Wheelers eLibrary with over 50 textbooks, including the Master Bookkeepers Guide
  • FREE six months access to MYOB, plus receive the Official Xero Advisor Certification on completion 
  • You ideally need to hold a Certification in Bookkeeping qualification from The Career Academy to become a certified bookkeeper. We also recommend you complete a Xero and MYOB qualification, so you are fully equipped to provide bookkeeping services.
    There are two types of bookkeeping designations in New Zealand – Certified Bookkeeper and Qualified Bookkeeper.
    • Certified Bookkeeper: This designation is designed for those looking to start their Bookkeeping Business or those employed in bookkeeping or an accounts role and want to advance their career; this membership is a winner. Plus, you’ll receive unlimited support by some great professionals whose task it is, to help you succeed in landing that next a job in bookkeeping, or developing your own business.
    • Qualified Bookkeeper: This is a membership for those who are doubly keen to run their own show and really grow their Bookkeeping Business. Carrying gold status, you get the chance to unlock superb Pathway opportunities to become an AAT Qualified Bookkeeper and a member of AAT, where you receive automatic entry.
    You need to complete the Certificate in Bookkeeping with The Career Academy to become a Certified Bookkeeper and the AAT Qualified Bookkeeping Pathway to become a Qualified Bookkeeper.
    You can enrol in a Certificate in Bookkeeping with The Career Academy and study remotely from home with unlimited tutor support via email and phone. On completion, you’ll receive a certificate of achievement and get a FREE 12-month membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association.
    Absolutely! Becoming a certified bookkeeper will open up unlimited opportunities. It will also enable you to work from home and earn up to $50 per hour.
    Absolutely! Bookkeepers are the backbone of New Zealand small business. They are highly regarded in the community and in demand by businesses.
    You should sign up with a course with The Career Academy which will also give you a FREE student membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association, enabling you to expand your support network and make new connections to start your career in bookkeeping.
    Employers generally require bookkeepers to be either Certified or Qualified members of the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association. This is so employers can have the confidence that candidates meet industry recognised standards and have been through appropriate training.Employers generally require bookkeepers to be either Certified or Qualified members of the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association. This is so employers can have the confidence that candidates meet industry recognised standards and have been through appropriate training.
    Complete an online course with The Career Academy and join the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association to sharpen your bookkeeping skills.
    It’s easy. Start with a professional bookkeeping qualification with The Career Academy and then pathway into the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association so you can connect with other members and New Zealand businesses to gain experience in bookkeeping.

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