Sunday, July 27, 2008

ACC to Offer Advanced Bookkeeping Applications

Adirondack Community College's Business Division will offer
Advanced Bookkeeping Applications (BUS 231) this fall, a new course
designed to assist those in the accounting industry to become Certified
Successful completion of this course, in addition to two years
of work experience and other requirements, may be used to prepare for
the National Certification Bookkeeper's (NCB) examination. Those who
pass the exam will receive the designation of Certified Bookkeeper (CB).

This course covers the six key subject areas in the field of
bookkeeping: adjusting entries; error correction; payroll; depreciation; merchandise inventory; and internal controls and fraud prevention. The subject matter covered within this course will build on the accounting foundations established in ACC's Financial Accounting and Management

Accounting classes and enable an individual to handle the technical
responsibilities of a chief bookkeeper for a small to middle sized

According to the Department of Labor, demand for bookkeepers is
expected to increase as more bookkeepers are called upon to do much of
the work of accountants. The department's Occupational Outlook Handbook
indicates those with several years of accounting or bookkeeping
certification will have the best prospects.

By becoming Certified Bookkeepers, students can advance their
careers and earn more money, enhance their professional image, and
increase their value to current and future employees or clients.

To qualify for enrollment, students must meet applicable
coursework prerequisites OR demonstrate applicable work experience. To
review prerequisite requirements, please call the ACC Registrar's Office
at 743-2280.

For more information about this course, please call Nick Buttino
at 743-2200, ext. 2649; Mary LaPann at 743-2200, ext. 2297; or Matthew
Muller at 743-2200, ext. 2201.

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