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Bookkeepers maintain systematic, current records of accounts and business transactions and prepare periodic financial statements. As a general bookkeeper, your responsibilities will vary with the size of the organization; in smaller firms, general bookkeepers handle all the bookkeeping, analyzing and recording every financial transaction. In a larger business, you may be one of several bookkeepers working under the supervision of a head bookkeeper or accountant.

Once you complete the General Bookkeeping program, you’ll enter the job market with the skills to perform general office functions, such as maintaining records for accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll functions. You can choose to earn an associate degree by pursuing the Accounting program. Credits earned in this program are applied toward the associate degree.

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What you’ll learn

  • Record business transactions and prepare financial statements for business organizations.
  • Prepare tax returns for individuals and small businesses.
  • Maintain payroll records and file necessary quarterly tax returns.
  • Use accounting software for maintaining accounting records.

Possible careers

  • Accounting clerk
  • Bookkeeping clerk
  • Accounts receivable clerk
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Payroll clerk

Questions?

Dr. Carrie White
Dean of Faculty

740.699.3808
cwhite@belmontcollege.edu