Hello, my name is Elisa and I’m Italian. I moved to Us in March 2018 and in my Country, I worked for 15 years in one of the top 3 Italian Bank. I was Vice Director branch and I managed 8 people. I have a degree in Accounting (5 years in High School) and i completed 3 years in University major Communication and Marketing but i didn’t finish my study because in Italy for take a Bachelor degree you must finish 5 years. I’ve the certified translation of my diplomas and I want to know what is the correct way to become Bookkeeper certified and start my carrier pathway in USA. Thank you so much for your help.
Thank you for your inquiry. The best way to become a certified bookkeeper is via one of the two top professional bookkeeper organizations: AIPB and NACPB. You can also become certified through local or online college courses. Costs for training will vary depending on where you train.
The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification cost is $479 for AIPB members and $574 for nonmembers, which includes the application fee, all the workbooks, and the exam fees. For more information, click here
The National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers (NACPB) cost is $400 for NACPB members and $600 for nonmembers. There are several free study tools available to you if you decide to become a member. In addition, they offer an exam prep course for $1,596 for NACPB members and $1,996 for nonmembers. For more information, click here