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Bookkeeping at Kaplan

If numbers are your thing and you love detail,
then bookkeeping is definitely the path for you.
And despite what you might think, it’s not boring at all!

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Bookkeeping in a nutshell

Bookkeeping is a rewarding career path and the field is constantly growing. A bookkeeper does everything from maintaining financial records, to problem solving and being able to account for transactions and keep a set of books is a skill always in demand.

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    Essential

Every business needs someone to look after the books, from big industry leaders, to a local shop - they all need someone with bookkeeping skills.

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    Flexible

Many bookkeepers can work flexibly, working around their own lives. If you only want part time or contract hours to fit in with family life, you can.

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    Organised

Most bookkeepers don’t have to worry about multitasking. You will have one job to do and to prioritise accordingly. If you’re super organised you might find bookkeeping is the career for you.

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    Rewarding

You can stay as a bookkeeper, or you can advance your career and become an accountant or auditor, or you might even find yourself as a CFO in the future!

Routes into bookkeeping

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AAT Bookkeeping qualification

Foundation Award in Accounting Software, Foundation Certificate and Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping.

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Practical Bookkeeping (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW))

You can study in the way that works for you. That could be in a Classroom, Distance Learning, OnDemand or Live Online.

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