What Training Does a Bookkeeper Need?
How To Set Up a Bookkeeping Business?

Bookkeepers are in demand and are required in increasing numbers around the world. There are not enough bookkeepers to fill the number of bookkeeping positions that are available, especially in the UK.

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Qualify as a bookkeeper by studying Bookkeeping I.

ACS is an Accredited Training Centre through the Australian Institute of Certified Bookkeepers ( Those who complete Bookkeeping I are eligible to join the Institute, which is the largest bookkeeping institute in the world.

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Yvonne Newman B.A.(Hons) Chartered Accountant, MICB

20 years experience in business, consulting, accounting and bookkeeping.

Yvonne now works part of her time for ACS, and the remainder operating her own bookkeeping and financial consulting practice.

Kate Gibson BSoc.Sc, PostGrad Dip Org Behaviour (HR)
Kate has 10 years experience as a marketing manager and advisor. She has also worked in project management and education. Kate has traveled and worked in a variety of locations including: London, New Zealand, and Australia.

Today, she works part time with ACS, and part time helping her husband in managing their family I.T. business

John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup'n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
John has extensive experience both as a public servant (8 years), and as a small business owner (over 30 years). He has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to plant nursery owner, horticultural consultant, magazine editor and school principal. John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over 40 books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing

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