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Alpha Teach Yourself Bookkeeping in 24 Hours by Carol Costa

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Hour 1

Bookkeeping Job Titles, Duties, and Responsibilities

Chapter Summary

In this hour you will learn about…

  • Employment categories
  • Bookkeeping duties and responsibilities
  • Personal record keeping
  • Assistant bookkeepers and clerks
  • Full-Charge Bookkeepers

Bookkeepers and accountants are closely related because they use the same basic principles and procedures for establishing and running a system that records financial data. The differences lie in the way they work within that system.

 

A bookkeeper is a person who handles the day-to-day transactions and records the information into the accounts required by the business or individual. While most accountants, especially Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), do not handle the day-to-day transactions of their ...

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