(NOC 1231)

Career Description

Bookkeepers keep financial records and establish, maintain, and balance accounts, by hand or by computer.

Duties May Include

Bookkeepers also:

Post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balances of books, maintain general ledgers, and prepare financial statements;

Prepare cheques for payrolls and for utility, tax, and other bills;

Complete and submit tax remittance forms, workers' compensation forms, pension contribution forms, and other government documents;

Prepare tax returns and perform other personal bookkeeping services;

Prepare statistical, financial, and accounting reports.

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Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Accounting Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business - Accounting Diploma
Accounting (Part-time) Certificate
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Booth University College
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Bachelor
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business - Accounting Diploma
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on May 15, 2012