Bookkeepers update and maintain financial records for public and private sector companies. Financial records include but may not be limited to account payable and receivable registers, profit and loss statements, payroll, expenses, petty cash receipts, and taxes. A bookkeeper classified as full-charge maintains all financial records for the company. In order to have a successful career in bookkeeping, you must be detail-oriented, and highly knowledgeable of accounting software.
An Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Monroe College gives students the academic training and real-world experience they need to achieve their bookkeeping career goals. They learn accounting theory, procedures, and computer platforms from well-respected accounting and finance executives. They also take these learned skills into the real-world working at accounting offices, finance firms, and alongside corporate bookkeepers.
Graduates of the Associates Degree Program can choose to seek employment as bookkeepers or enroll in the Bachelor’s Degree Program in Accounting or Public Accounting. Visit here to learn how you can reach your bookkeeping career goals with a Monroe College education.