Bookkeeping

The Bookkeeping Certification Program prepares students to take the National Bookkeepers Association Uniform Bookkeeper Certification Exam to obtain the National Bookkeepers Association Bookkeeper Certification. Program covers: accounting: the language of business; analyzing business transactions; analyzing business transactions using T accounts; the general journal and the general ledger; adjustments and the worksheet; closing entries and the postclosing trial balance; accounting for sales and accounts receivable, and cash receipts; accounting for purchases, accounts payable, and cash payments; cash; payroll computations, records, and payment; payroll taxes, deposits, and reports; accruals, deferrals, and the worksheet; and financial statements and closing procedures.

Next Application and Fee Submission Deadline is Friday, Sept 22, 2017
for Program Start Date of Monday, September 25, 2017

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IMPORTANT:  Bookkeeping Certification Program is a Continuing Education Program and does NOT require college admissions.

Contact Information

Victoria Clark, Director, Bitterroot College
(406) 375-0100 

Employment Outlook

Bookkeeping jobs are predicted to decline nationally by 8 percent between 2014 and 2024, however bookkeeping is projected as a high-demand occupation in Montana between 2015 and 2025. The median national annual salary for Bookkeepers is $38,390; in Montana, the average annual salary is $34,390. For more employment information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook and the Montana Job Projections 2015-2025.