QuickBooks Certification Training for Office Admins

Are you looking for work in an office, but need to know more about bookkeeping? This free, 6-week course is perfect for people who want to add QuickBooks to their skill set for positions like accounting assistant, bookkeeper and general office support roles. You’ll learn bookkeeping fundamentals, technical skills, and by the end of the course, you’ll be prepared to pass the QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor Certification. Along the way, you’ll develop the job search skills you need to successfully land a good, career-path job in an office environment.


You’ll learn:

  • QuickBooks, a widely-used accounting software
  • bookkeeping fundamentals, Google Suite and Microsoft Excel
  • a strategy for your job search and networking
  • how to create a powerful job search portfolio, including your professional narrative, resume & LinkedIn profile
  • how to present yourself to employers through resume reviews & mock interviews

For your job search, you’ll also gain:

  • a strategic job search and networking strategy
  • a powerful personal brand, including your resume, LinkedIn profile and pitch
  • a supportive group of fellow job seekers to share resources and learning techniques
  • resume reviews and mock interviews
  • ongoing job search support until you’re employed


  • unemployed or underemployed 
  • authorized to work in the United States
  • 1+ year work or volunteer experience in an office environment
  • comfortable with Microsoft Office
  • high school diploma or GED
  • 18 years old or older
  • English literacy

What Participants are Saying

“The program was a great experience! I got solid information on how to update and tailor my resume for target jobs, and the mock interviews sharpened my interviewing skills, especially the critique at the end.” -JVS Alum

QuickBooks Certification for Office Admins

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Sue Larsen

Sue Larsen

QuickBooks Instructor

Sue has over 15 years of practical hands-on experience in accounting. She spends most of her time consulting with clients about QuickBooks matters, including training, analysis, and integration. She has helped many clients with complex tax and accounting issues and enjoys seeing clients grow their top-line revenue or bottom-line results. Sue has been a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2008 in all  versions: Online, Desktop, Mac, Enterprise, and POS. She holds a B.S. in finance & business/management from the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon.


Orientation (mandatory):

January 22, 2020 1:00 – 4:30 pm

Program Dates:

January 27 – March 5, 2020

*Weekly schedules listed on the QuickBooks application

Location: JVS San Francisco,        225 Bush St., Ste. 400, West Lobby

Topics: QuickBooks, bookkeeping fundamentals, polished self-presentation, job search strategy, learning and growth mindset

Includes: Opportunity to take QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor Certification exam

Cost: none

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