Professional Bookkeeper Certificate

Go beyond basic accounting

Do you already know basic accounting? What about a career in bookkeeping? Consider that the average annual wage (2015) in Mecklenburg County for the occupation Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks is $40,200.

This comprehensive 60-hour Professional Bookkeeper Certificate course prepares you with the skills and knowledge of accounting functions bookkeepers use. Topics include adjusting entries, correcting for errors, payroll, depreciation, inventory and internal controls and fraud prevention. You will also be prepared to sit for national certification by exam from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
View the course outline: BKC 8030

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Professional Bookkeeper Lee Goodan


A certificate at CPCC offers more than knowledge; it can help guide your future.

Lee Goodan completed CPCC’s Professional Bookkeeper Certificate and decided to leave behind a traditional job. Now, she uses the confidence and skills to run her own business, Bookskept, LLC. She said the certification helps market her skills to local small businesses and nonprofits.

Her advice? “Continuing education is for everyone - jump in, and you won't regret it!”