Professional Bookkeeping


A full bookkeeping 'how-to' program including accounting, process and plenty of useful tools

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Certificate Highlights

Bookkeepers are often the “go-to” people for small- to medium-sized companies and they can also be a critical asset in large companies. The bookkeeping profession continues to expand and evolve, growing to more professionals every year. It is a growth industry with great professional potential.

Whether you want to develop the skills of bookkeeping or further your career in business, there are critical accounting and bookkeeping concepts to be learned. With this knowledge in hand you will be able to provide professional bookkeeping services for a wide range of businesses.

The courses in the Illumeo Professional Bookkeeping Certification program have been developed by an experienced CPA who has both small and very large business accounting experience and background. The full curriculum provides you with a fantastic and genuinely useful foundation to a career as a bookkeeper.

Key bookkeeping subjects are covered in depth, with practical examples and a useful case study to show you how the concepts work in the real world. There is also a highly valuable and useful 'bookkeeping tools resource' that provides a number of useful processes, procedures and tools to help you quickly and accurately execute on a number of key bookkeeping tasks.

Illumeo's Professional Bookkeeping Certification is a great way to launch yourself into the world of bookkeeping.

Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I be Illumeo Certified?

In short, you would do this to get better at what you already do, or to get a significant knowledge jump on something you want to do for a living. And, via the certificate itself, to be able to show others that you have attained this knowledge.

Why should I hire a Professional with an Illumeo Certification?

You would hire this Professional because they bring deep knowledge, on concrete topics, to your team. Simply completing the Illumeo certification denotes that the person is a serious professional willing to take the time to become very good at what they do, and that they put in the time, passed the tests, and are knowledgeable in their area of certification.

What happens if I fail the exam?

There is an exam for every course and you must pass every one in order to receive your certification. You may re-study the content and re-take any exam until you pass it.

Why would I want a subscription on Illumeo?

A subscription to Illumeo helps fill out your professional knowledge with its unfettered access to hundreds of up-to-date on demand courses taught by long-time practitioners - just like the instructor of this certification program.


Lynn Fountain, CPA MBA CGMA CRMA

Consultant, Author, Trainer, and past Chief Audit Executive

Lynn Fountain is widely considered an expert in the field of Sarbanes-Oxley and has led initiatives in compliance efforts. In addition, her expertise in the field has been recognized through her ability to provide individualized training on the legislation and compliance requirements as well as assist organizations in establishing the proper control framework for compliance. Course participants have been quoted as saying: “Ms. Fountain should instruct a PhD in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance.” Ms. Fountain’s ability to break-down the various aspects of the legislation and communicate its importance in relevant terms is the key to the success of her courses.

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