QuickBooks Specialist™ Certification

Get the Skills to Be a QuickBooks Specialist

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The Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks is designed to teach anybody how to use QuickBooks. Whether or not you consider yourself a bookkeeping professional, this course is designed for you.

Over 80% of small businesses use Intuit’s QuickBooks accounting software. Mastering QuickBooks can help you enhance your standing with a current employer or enhance your practice by adding setup, consultation and help services to your menu.

Up-To-Date Small Business Accounting Skills

The Universal Accounting ® QuickBooks Training Course has been designed to be the most up-to-date and most complete on the market. It is also specifically tailored to meet the needs of small business. We place special emphasis on training our students to work with small companies effectively.

Relevant, Real-World Training

As a student in this course, you’ll learn how to set up a company’s accounting books and build its accounting system from scratch, just like you would in real life. All other “how-to” QuickBooks courses begin with an existing company and its accounting data and use that data to teach you the program. In the Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks, you create several company accounts and put in their accounting data from scratch. You then work with this data so you get the complete picture of real-world QuickBooks use.

Quick Tips

The Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks program will become the most valuable resource in your reference library. Whenever you have a question about a QuickBooks function, simply log into the course, and it will lead you to the answer, while teaching you tricks and techniques that will make you more proficient in using the program.

Support from Experienced Accounting Professionals

Taking this training gives you access to experienced, qualified QuickBooks professional accountants and CPA’s to answer your questions. Each one of them is qualified to answer even your most complicated questions about using the QuickBooks program.


Work Smarter, Earn More

Ultimately, this course focuses on practical and efficient methods of getting the job done correctly within the QuickBooks program. This program offers QuickBooks tips and shortcuts that save you time and money, enabling you to become more efficient in doing accounting for your clients.

It doesn’t matter if you have 20 years of experience in accounting or if you never worked in the field before. The course is designed to provide practical education to make your business more profitable!

Getting Certified

QS CertificateUniversal Accounting Center®’s Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks includes 4 learning modules:

  1. How QuickBooks Works in Your World
  2. Customers & Sales – The Sales Cycle
  3. Customers & Sales – The Sales Cycle
  4. Mastering Advanced QuickBooks Topics

After completing the four modules, Universal Accounting students feel confident and fully prepared to take the certification exam.  The Professional Bookkeepers Guide to QuickBooks, QuickBooks Specialist (QS) program may also qualify for as many as 30 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits depending on the state or association you are a member of.

Convenient At-Home Learning: How It Works

The complete Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks is more than 12 hours of training. It typically takes students about 18 hours to complete the course.

The training is comprised mostly of screen movies of the QuickBooks program itself showing you how to actually enter the transactions, create the reports, etc. You see the cursor movements and the transactions as if you were doing them yourself while an instructor narrates the process.

You can choose which sections you want to watch, skip, fast forward or replay. Plus, you have the flexibility to complete the courses on your own time, in a way that fits your life.

“I work from home 80% of the time and make my own schedule, something I’ve always treasured. A few years ago I recommended the courses to my son, Brian, who passed both the Bookkeeper and QuickBooks courses and is now the lead accountant for a construction company. Last June, both my niece and daughter-in-law signed up and are currently working on the QuickBooks course. They both plan to work from home while raising their children.” – Universal Accounting Center Graduate

Become an “Affiliate” with ICB USA

ICB Membership with UACUpon enrollment with Universal Accounting in the Professional Bookkeeper (PB) program & the Professional Bookkeepers Guide to QuickBooks – The QuickBooks Specialist (QS) program, each student is also registered with The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers USA (ICBUSA). Each begins as a “Student” and then may progress and become an “Affiliate”, “Associate” ultimately to become a “Member”.  This is a tremendous opportunity for every bookkeeper as they excel in their career.  Each student is encouraged to take advantage of the related ICBUSA benefits once they are registered.

  • Enrolling in and passing the first module of the QuickBooks Specialist program you are eligible to become registered with ICBUSA as an “Affiliate”.

ICB_USA_Logo_ColourICBUSA is creating a community of professional bookkeepers who can demonstrate the highest standard of bookkeeping skills and knowledge but who are also passionate about maintaining ethical and professional values. I believe that ICBUSA’s certification will further strengthen UAC’s standing in the profession and I look forward to working very closely with Roger KRoger and the UAC team to ensure that our new partnership opens up bookkeeping as a profession to an even wider market”. – Jan Haugo, CEO of ICBUSA

“Within the US there is a need for a bookkeeping community that helps bookkeepers rise to a new level of professionalism and gain respect within the accounting line of work and ICB is the organization to do just that” said Roger Knecht, president of UAC.

Our Guarantee

ironclad-guaranteeWe’re so confident in our programs and their ability to provide the instruction, hands-on application and on-going professional guidance it takes to help you succeed, we guarantee it.

If, after completing the course, you feel the course didn’t live up to your expectation, simply return the materials to Universal, for a 100% refund of any monies paid.

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Job Placement Assistance Program (PB, QS and PTP Programs)
As a student and or graduate of Universal Accounting’s Professional Bookkeeper program a buyer may 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.

Is QuickBooks Specialist™ Certification Right For You?

If you’re interested in learning more about QuickBooks Specialist™ Certification and exploring whether Universal Accounting®’s at-home learning model is right for you, fill out the form on this page.

A friendly and knowledgeable UA Advisor would be happy to help you explore your options and uncover the right training solution and business plan to suit you.

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