Professional Bookkeeper™ Certification & ICB USA

Get The Skills To Be A Bookkeeping & Accounting Professional


In accounting, the Professional Bookkeeper™ designation represents a person who is proficient in the day-to-day practical application of the accounting process in small to mid-sized businesses.

Upon completion of the Professional Bookkeeper Certification Program, qualified students receive the PB designation. This designation shows potential employers and clients that you are fully qualified to take care of small business accounting and bookkeeping needs.

Why Get Professional BookkeeperTM Certification?

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The PB designation will allow you to do the following:

✓ Demonstrate you have proven skills in bookkeeping and accounting
✓ Advance your career and potentially increase your wages/earnings
✓ Place “PB” after your name, distinguishing you from other bookkeepers
✓ Raise your value to your company, employer or clients


“I was amazed how practical this course was, and surprised how much I learned. Having an accounting degree and over 17 years of experience in accounting, I didn’t realize how much I didn’t know. This is well worth the time and money, and you will be benefited from this class for years to come.”
—Philip Luflair

USABecome a “Member” with ICBUSA

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 UAC begins as a “Student” and then may progress and become an “Affiliate” upon completion of the QuickBooks Specialist program.  For an additional fee, each student may then advance to become an “Associate” and then ultimately 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 Professional Bookkeeper program you are eligible to become registered with ICBUSA as an “Associate” for an additional fee.
  • Pass the final exam of the Professional Bookkeeper program with >70% and you are eligible to become registered with ICBUSA as a “Member” for an additional fee.

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 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 expectations, simply return the materials to Universal, for a 100% refund of any monies paid.

If you’re interested in learning more about Professional Bookkeeper™ Certification and exploring whether Universal Accounting®’s at-home learning model is right for you, fill out the form or give us a call at +1 (801) 855 6550.