Foreign-Born Accountants


Many foreign-born accountants come to America and Canada with fantastic accounting skills learned in their native country. The main obstacles that they face when seeking a job in accounting or starting their own accounting business fall into two categories:

  • Lack of certification in America or Canada
  • Not knowing the English terms used in Accounting.

Let’s look at each of these obstacles in detail. You will see that with a little extra training, you can overcome these obstacles quickly.

How To Get Certification in American or Canadian Accounting

If you have done accounting or bookkeeping in your native land, you will be surprised at how many of the things that you are used to are very similar in North American accounting systems. Most double-entry accounting systems do not vary much from place to place. The fundamental principles of accounting have not changed much in over 500 years.

You are probably fully aware of the similarities, but employers and accounting clients may not be. They want assurance that the skills you have from your native country are just as valid here. That’s where certification comes in.

Taking the Professional Bookkeeper™ program will teach you the methods of accounting and bookkeeping used in America and Canada. Most importantly, upon successfully passing the Professional Bookkeeper™ exam, you have something on paper to show that you have mastered the skills needed to get a job as an accountant or to take on clients in your own business. You do not need an American or Canadian degree to show that you can do accounting and bookkeeping tasks here, but you do typically need some kind of certificate. The Professional Bookkeeper™ certification proves that you can do it.

Learn English Terms Used in Accounting in America and Canada

The concepts of accounting may be pretty universal, but the language used is not. For many foreign-speaking people with accounting and bookkeeping skills, not knowing the English-language terms used in accounting may be the only thing holding you back. Accounting terms are simply not things taught in English classes in most cases. Add to your mastery of the English language a knowledge of the terms used in accounting. That may be all you need.

The Professional Bookkeeper™ course is presented on DVD video. Hearing the instructor speaking the accounting terms and seeing how they are pronounced gives you an advantage that you don’t get from a book. As the instructor introduces accounting and bookkeeping terms, you can repeat back the word to help you learn it more quickly. Because the course is on video, you can back up the presentation and hear the terms over you might have missed.

The video learning is like an English class whose entire focus is on Accounting and Bookkeeping. As you work through the examples in the course, you will see the terms in context of how they will typically appear in journals, ledgers, and on reports.

Success Stories

We hear from many foreign-born accountants that came to America seeking opportunity. The only thing holding them back was lack of certification in America or Canada.

One such is Nadine Malpas, from Australia. Even though English is her native tongue, she needed certification in America to start her own accounting practice. She says of the Professional Bookkeeper™ program:

"I have been bookkeeping for over 6 years and I have learned more over the past 4 weeks than I have in the past 6 years. I now understand what it is I have been doing for 6 years. I am so excited about being an accountant now and not just a bookkeeper. I feel confident and well prepared to have my own accounting business. Thank you for opening new doors of opportunity. "
-Nadine Malpas

New Opportunities for You

Many come to America seeking opportunity. If you are one of them and have a background in accounting or bookkeeping, the Professional Bookkeeper™ Program is for you. You will quickly get certified in accounting and bookkeeping. If you need to learn the terms used here, the video presentation of the course will give you the practice and confidence you need. Remove the last barrier between you and a great career or a profitable business earning $30 to $60 per hour doing small-business accounting.

You Can Do This!

So what are you waiting for? When you start your own successful Accounting service, your success is your own. If you can find the courage to take the first step, we will give you the tools, help, and training you need to start your own profitable accounting and bookkeeping service. You came here seeking opportunity. We will help make it happen for you!

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