Careers in bookkeeping are ideal for individuals with natural numeracy skills and flawless attention to detail. 

Careers in Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping careers typically involve maintaining financial records, preparing financial reports, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations. The career path for a bookkeeper in the typically starts with entry-level positions, such as a junior bookkeeper or accounting clerk, and can progress to more senior roles, such as a senior bookkeeper or accounting manager. A bookkeeping career path can also pave the way for a broad range of self-employment opportunities, such as working as a freelance accountant or setting of your own agency.

According to data from the National Careers Service, the median salary for a bookkeeper in the UK is around £22,000 per year. Entry-level positions, such as a junior bookkeeper, typically have a median salary of around £18,000 per year. As accountancy professionals gain more experience and take on more responsibilities, they can expect to earn more. For example, a senior bookkeeper may earn a median salary of £28,000 per year, while an accounting manager may earn £40,000 per year or more. Along with an appropriate educational background, individuals with a relevant qualification such as an AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) or AAT bookkeeping qualifications may find it easier to excel in the field of bookkeeping an accountancy.

For more information on any of our endorsed bookkeeping courses, contact a member of the team at eLearning College today.

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