Bookkeeping Certificate of Career Preparation
Bookkeeping clerks along with accounting and auditing clerks are an organization's financial recordkeepers. They update and maintain one or more accounting records. All of these clerks make numerous computations each day. In small businesses, bookkeeping clerks handle all financial transactions and recordkeeping. In large offices and accounting departments, the clerks have more specialized tasks, such as accounts payable or accounts receivable. The responsibilities vary by level of experience.
|ACCT 090||Payroll Accounting||3|
|ACCT 047||Computerized Accounting||3|
|or CIT 114||Spreadsheets: Excel|
Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Understand the role and the duties of a bookkeeper within the framework of the required accounting activities in a business setting.
- Explain and apply the concepts of cash vs. accrual basis accounting, double entry bookkeeping as well as the debits and credits.
- Prepare basic payroll transitions ranging from paying wages to depositing and reporting payroll taxes.
- Make appropriate and accurate accounting entries for a variety of financial records.