Professional Bookkeeper™ (PB)

What You'll Learn

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. This demonstrates the accountant’s expertise and commitment in this profession while providing quality service for their employer or client. If you’re looking to become a bookkeeping professional who specializes in small to mid-sized businesses, or you’re interested in earning the credentials it takes to advance in your current career, you owe it to yourself to check out Professional Bookkeeper Certification. The Professional Bookkeeper Certification Program was created to meet the high industry demand for qualified small business bookkeeping and accounting professionals.

Course Description

Accounting Made EasyFundamental principles of accounting for small business

Practical Small Business ApplicationLearn the day-to-day procedures used by businesses each month to record and tabulate their financial events

Advanced AccountingTrain in the more sophisticated issues associated with creating a set of books from scratch, auditing the results internally, and closing out the books at the end of the year

Job Placement Assistance: In this economy, job placement services could be just what you need to help you secure a lucrative position in this competitive market.

Building a Successful Bookkeeping ServiceThe turnkey process to start & build a successful accounting business. This includes proven marketing strategies, pricing, client interviewing for budgeting & forecasting and much more.


Accounting Made Easy – Table of Contents

Practical Small Business Applications – Table of Contents

Advancing Your Account-Ability – Table of Content

Building A Successful Accounting Service – Table of Content


Convenient At-Home Learning

This program is delivered through easy-to-follow instructional videos and workbooks (over 600 pages of instruction and reference materials). You have the flexibility to complete the courses on your own time, in a way that fits your life. Even though you may be training from the comfort of home, you are far from on your own. You’ll have access to the support of knowledgeable accounting coaches and mentors who have their own successful accounting firms along with other experienced accounting professionals throughout your course and beyond.

• 81 Video Lessons
• Clock Hours: 60
• Designed to be done in 4 to 6 weeks
• Four Manuals with exclusive bonus content
• Online access, anywhere, anytime
• The opportunity to certify your skills
• Related Coaching & Support
• 100% satisfaction guarantee

Meet Your Instructors

Allen Bostrom, CPA – As your instructor he was the President/CEO (founded in 1979) until 2014 when he was able to expand his interest in helping accountants become better business consultants, and a stronger support for their employers and small business clients. Since that time, he has trained tens of thousands of accountants, bookkeepers, and tax preparers in practice and client management techniques and strategies.

Adam Syvock, Universal Accounting SchoolAdam Syvock – your tutor Academic & Firm Coach, Professional Bookkeeper (PB) program. Adam works with Universal Accounting’s PB students regarding questions about curriculum and real-world accounting situations.  Adam is a graduate of Universal Accounting’s PB program himself,  and also holds a bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  In addition, Adam also uses his skills as a profit and growth expert to run his own accounting practice.  He is also QuickBooks Certified and is working towards his Enrolled Agent (EA) designation to be able to help small businesses with accounting and tax.

Universal Structured Power CoachingRick HowardStructured Power Coaching for Professional Bookkeeper.  As the business coach Rick has been instrumental in the development of our structured coaching program for students.  He helped develop the Universal Practice Builder course, and directly with students field tested the principles and practices for attracting and converting clients into new engagements.  Rick has worked with accounting professionals throughout the United States and Canada on how to start and grow their own successful accounting practices.


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