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The purpose of this site is to provide accounting and bookkeeping skills tests and exams in order to aid anyone seeking a bookkeeping position or just wanting to test their accounting and bookkeeping knowledge. The site can also be used to help employers evaluate a prospective employee's accounting and bookkeeping knowledge and qualifications. For those that haven't been exposed to me (not having been a visitor to my free bookkeeping site Bean Counter), my name is Dave Marshall and I promote bookkeeping and accounting education and skills testing.
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Types Of Bookkeeping Help & Guidance Provided:
- Practice Skills Tests
- Certification Testing
- Bookkeeping Quizzes & Games
- Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutorials
- Accounting & Bookkeeping Lectures
- Accounting & Bookkeeping Glossary
- Job Searches
- School Searches
Looking for a bookkeeping job or wanting to test your bookkeeping skills ?
You need the knowledge to be able to process and record business transactions accurately and promptly either manually or with accounting software. This includes invoicing customers, receiving cash, processing and paying supplier invoices, paying employees, preparing bank reconciliations, and providing owners, managers, or others with financial reports. Explore the requirements for obtaining a bookkeeping or accounting position.
What Help Does This Site Provide ?
Looking for a bookkeeper position or currently working as a bookkeeper, do you really have the necessary bookkeeping and computer skills ? You can answer this question by checking out my free Bookkeeping Skills Tests. Only wanting to test your bookkeeping knowledge. That's OK too. Why is Bookkeeping Skills Testing important ? Since almost anyone can claim to be a bookkeeper, this makes the task of an employer actually finding and hiring a qualified bookkeeper somewhat of a roll the dice proposition. While interviews, credentials (degrees or certificates), background checks, and an applicant's prior work history are an important part of the hiring process, more and more employers are implementing pre-employment bookkeeping skills testing.
See what you know by checking out my Skill Tests with over 1,000 bookkeeping and accounting questions to help you assess what you know about bookkeeping and accounting.
An accounting and bookkeeping practice set is the best way for students to learn the practical skills essential to accounting by completing a one month accounting cycle for a fictional business.
Baldy’s Barber Shop bookkeeping practice set course was made to provide the accounting and bookkeeping student with an overview of how the manual concepts taught in an introductory accounting course can be applied to a manual and computerized accounting system. In addition, the practice set illustrates the benefits of using a computerized accounting and bookkeeping system.
I know that you're no dunce; but, an employer doesn't. In order to get hired for a bookkeeping or accounting position, as I previously mentioned, you have to prove to an employer that you have the necessary skills to perform the job. If you have a diploma or a degree and experience, that's a big step in the right direction. If not, having documentation proving you've completed bookkeeping courses and / or certified skills tests at least gets your "foot in the door".
If you're needing some credentials explore Certification Testing
Additional Help and Guidance
- More Tests
Accounting and Bookkeeping Tests, Quizzes, and Games that test what you know about beginning accounting and bookkeeping principles and concepts. Over 150 Accounting and Bookkeeping Quizzes, Skill Tests, Puzzles, and Games, with over 2,500 questions and answers are provided for you to see what you know about basic accounting principles and concepts.
- Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutorials
If you need to brush up and review your accounting and bookkeeping knowledge and skills check out my free Bookkeeping Tutorials and my free Bookkeeping Help Site. My introductory tutorial can be used as a quick bookkeeping refresher course for those wanting to brush up on their bookkeeping basics. Topics covered include accounting and bookkeeping terms, the accounting equation, double entry bookkeeping, debits and credits, business transactions, general ledger and journals, financial statements, and more. In addition to my Introductory Bookkeeping Tutorial, I've written some additional courses (Bean Counter Series Of Bookkeeping Tutorials) for those of you wanting or needing some additional bookkeeping and accounting education. If you need to expand your bookkeeping knowledge, you need to check out these additional free accounting tutorials. Additional topics covered include cash, chart of accounts, special journals, inventory, and payroll.
These free bookkeeping and accounting video lectures and presentations help to reinforce your knowledge and understanding of beginning bookkeeping and accounting topics.
Accounting Topics Covered:
Accounting & Bookkeeping Types Of Business OrganizationTypes Of Accounts Accounting Rules
Bookkeeping Systems Chart Of Accounts
Cash and Accrual Common Types Of Business Transactions
Financial Statements General Ledger & Journals
Balance Sheet Accounting Equation
Income Statement Debits & Credits
Statement Of Cash Flows
- Accounting Glossary
What Do You Know About Accounting Terminology ? A glossary of accounting and bookkeeping terms is provided to aid you in understanding accounting terminology. In addition, a test is provided to test your knowledge of accounting terms.
Accounting Glossary and terms test.
- Accounting Schools
Explore schools near you offering programs in bookkeeping and accounting.
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If you benefited from my testing site, consider supporting my site by purchasing my accounting tutorials. You win by getting an excellent introductory accounting and bookkeeping reference and I win by getting funds to help support developing additional accounting courses and tests. You might also learn to do by doing by buying my Bookkeeping Practice Set.
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