Whether you are working in a clerical or bookkeeping position in a small company, or as part of the accounting department in a large company, or in an accounting firm, Universal Accounting courses can solidify the knowledge and skills you have and fill in all the blanks as you become a certified full-charge Professional Bookkeeper, a certified Professional Tax Preparer, and a certified QuickBooks Specialist.
You are just a few weeks away from being qualified for a promotion within your current company, a better job with a different company or firm, and all the added job satisfaction, prestige and increased income that goes along with it!
According to PayScale.com, the median wage for a clerical position is $14.00 per hour with a low of $10.99 per hour and a high of $19.51, while a full charge bookkeeping position pays a median of $18.00 per hour with a low of $13.40 and a high of $28.69. Annualized, you can make $4820 more as a full charge bookkeeper and up to $18,360 at the high end!
A full charge bookkeeper can make up to $18,360 per year more than an accounting clerk!
Also realize the breadth of knowledge you get about all the unique aspects of accounting for 11 different industries that is covered in the Professional Bookkeeper Certification Course (PB), and the Professional Bookkeepers Guide to QuickBooks Course (QS), and it could be even more as it could advance you from a low pay position to a high pay position, to make your pay increase even more dramatic!
Add to that, the ability to also provide tax planning and tax preparation by completing the Professional Tax Preparer Certification Course (PTP) and, who knows? You can even do some tax preparation for family and friends on the side at an average of $150 per return.
Take advantage of our proven Job Placement Assistance Program (PB, QS and PTP Programs). As a student and or graduate of Universal Accounting’s Professional Bookkeeper program they may be assigned to an Employment Coach with 5 specific sessions to be assisted with:
- Resume Preparation – Assistance via email in the review and development of a resume for the purpose of securing interviews
- Resume Placement Assistance – Helping to identify possible employers and accounting related positions by following a weekly routine
- Interviewing Technique Review – Role play advice and suggestions to improve the success of interviewing opportunities.