Bookkeeping is part of the process of accounting in business. Certified bookkeepers record the daily financial transactions of an organization and maintain a set of financial records.
Today, there are over 300,000 bookkeepers in Canada, and the career outlook remains to be good due to the growing need from small- and medium-sized enterprises. “Bookkeeping is much more than just data entry. You are the person who knows and interprets what is happening in the company,” shares Sheri Gulston, a Certified Professional Bookkeeper at Ashton College.
Below are fast facts about the bookkeeping profession in Canada: