Bookkeeping Business Pathway
Learn the skills needed to start your own Bookkeeping Business!
Launch your bookkeeping business with the option to freelance, subcontract or start your own bookkeeping business. Complete our Certificate in Bookkeeping and then our Start your Own Business Program. If you have already completed the Certificate in Bookkeeping and just want the Start your own Bookkeeping Business component, click here
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Key benefits of these two courses
- Become a Certified Bookkeeper and start your own Bookkeeping Business!
- Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time and receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support
- Get a FREE 12-month membership to the New Zealand Qualified Bookkeepers Association (NZQBA)
- Developed and delivered by an Accredited Training Centre – International Association of Bookkeepers
- Build your business the right way, from the ground up, and make it easier to grow and expand
- Receive one to one mentoring from an expert Bookkeeping Business Coach.
Potential Career Outcomes
The Career Academy’s bookkeeping graduates start their own bookkeeping business or work in small to medium-sized businesses. On completion of this course, you may apply for jobs such as:
- Payroll Officer
- Financial Advisor
- Assistant Accountant
Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments
Start date: Get instant access to your course
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete.
Enrolment and duration: A total of 140 hours, for the Certificate in Bookkeeping and 80 hours for the Bookkeeping to Business Program to be completed within 12 months.
Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support by phone and email. you will also have access to an online study group, allowing you to work with students who are sharing the experience.
Qualification information: On successful completion of this business training course, you will be awarded a Career Academy Certificate of Achievement.
Course Level: 6
or from $25 a week on an interest free payment plan
This Bookkeeping Business Pathway comprises the following two Programs:
- ABKN1014 – Certificate in Bookkeeping
- MGTN1011 – Start your own Business
Refer below for a detailed overview of the courses contained in each Program.
This Program includes the following 14 modules/courses:
ABKN202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
ABKN152 – General Journal
ABKN153 – General Ledger & the Trial Balance
ABKN218 – Depreciation
ABKN106 – Adjusting Entries
ABKN146 – Financial Statements
ABKN133 – Understanding GST
ABKN214 – Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
ABKN188 – Fringe Benefit Tax
ABKN151 – Fundamentals of Income Tax
ABKN217 – Accounting with MYOB AccountRight
ABKN103 – Accounting with Xero
ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
CITG125 – Bookkeeping using Microsoft Excel
This Program includes a number of modules/courses, including but not limited to:
ABKN201 – Starting Up
ABKG186 – Preparing your Business Plan
MGTG129 – Marketing and Social Media
ABKG185 – Planning for Profit
ABKN214 – Fundamentals of Payroll
ABKA189 – Financial Statement Analysis
The availability of Bookkeeping-related roles in New Zealand is expected to increase resulting in over 4,950 job openings over the next 5 years. The salary range for employee Bookkeepers is between $40,000 – $70,000 per year, or up to $40-$50 per hour as contract bookkeepers.
Our Bookkeeping Business Program!
- You learn the proven, practical skills to help you generate new clients, increase your sales and profit, save time and scale your business.
- Fits with your lifestyle and learn anywhere, anytime and at your own pace
- Is short enough to fit in with your busy schedule, but long enough to teach you the critical new skills to grow your business.
- Receive mentoring from our experienced and knowledgeable business mentors.
Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals
Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.
Yash (Accounting Tutor)
It was such a challenging journey with The Career Academy. The program that I took was not really as easy as I imagined but they made sure that the students will really understand the course. My favorite tutor was Yash Mittal, his feedback were encouraging and gave me so much inspiration and more determination to finish my course.
Mitali (Accounting Tutor)
It was really great to work with Career Academy. The tutors helped me finish the course in a reasonably short time. I am proud of my achievement and am probably continuing my studies at a career academy. Thank you all my tutors:Tracy, Eden, Mitali, Bhavic
Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.
Sumit (Accounting Tutor)
I love my bookkeeper course. It's so easy to navigate through. The teachers are amazing! They give you the motivation to reach your next module, special thanks to Sumit Sahi, his support was essential to make me feel confidence from the beginning to the end! I hardly recommend this course if you seeking to improve your Bookkeeping skills.
Bhavik (Accounting Tutor)
Very good tutor support, thank you Bhavik Daya!
My first assignment was assessed very promptly and with very well explained errors and where I needed to reinforce my knowledge.
I got some good energy for further study.
Bethan (Accounting Tutor)
I have received a few feedbacks from my tutors since now and must admit the best and the most motivating was from Bethan Hart. Bethan very carefully and deeply analyzed and summarize my work, giving me wonderful and encouraging words at the end. Her positive attitude really motivated me to keep my online study and convinced to work even harder. Maria K.
Blessing (Accounting Tutor)
I am enjoying my course. Blessing helps me when I need help. Overall I would recommend others to study with The Career Academy and would do future studies.
Tracey (Accounting Tutor)
Thank you Tracey Annan for your objective grade on my Myob payroll assignment. I can learn from my mistakes. I think it’s good to do something wrong so we can study more closely and learn more.
Awais (Accounting Tutor)
I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.
Ridge (Accounting Tutor)
I enjoyed studying with the Career Academy for an Advanced Certificate in MYOB.The content was easy to understand and the instructions easy to follow as well.The timely response from tutors was exceptional,the help i received from my tutor Ridge Selvaraj was incredible,he was always helpful and even when l asked for explanations regarding the assessments his response was always clear and precise.Thank you for your assistance
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