How to become a Bookkeeper

Bookkeepers record and put together summaries of the financial transactions of a business or other organisation for management purposes.

Personal requirements of a Bookkeeper

  • Aptitude for working with numbers
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills

Education & Training for a Bookkeeper

To become a bookkeeper you usually have to complete a VET qualification in bookkeeping or accounts administration. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information. You can also become a bookkeeper through a traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. For further details, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au.




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