How to Become an Accounting Specialist
Step 1: Earn Your HS Diploma or Equivalent
Step 2: Get Formal Training through an Accredited InstitutionWhile formal training is not always required, it can be helpful in seeking employment in this field. Accounting Specialist programs are usually available at the certificate and associate degree levels, with online and on-campus options available. Courses typically cover topics like accounts receivable, accounts payable, ledger forms, financial statements, taxes, and payroll processing. Step 3: Start WorkingMany employers will offer on-the job training, however the employee must prove mastery of nationally-recognized accounting standards.
What You'll Learn In Your Online Accounting Services Course
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- Accounting Services Explanations and Equations
- The Accounting Cycle
- The Journal, Entry Systems and The Ledger
- Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
- Financial Statements and Specialized Journals
- Depreciation, Merchandising and Sales Tax
- Closing the Books, Banking and Payroll Records
- Computerized Accounting Services
- Tax Preparation, Discounts, Reversing Entries
For the full Accounting Services course outline, please visit our Course Outline page.
Accounting Services Specialist Training That Fits Your Life
In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $40,240 a year* as an Accounting Services Specialist. And our self-paced online accounting training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online accounting services specialist certificate course, there are no in-person accounting classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Accounting Services program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as an Accounting Services Specialist, no previous experience needed.