General Business Accounting

Do you have what it takes to survive in today’s business world?

The General Business Accounting Program at EBI can prepare you for a new career with a broad general background in business as well as a specialization in accounting. The program focuses on providing you with the technical skills and industry knowledge needed to have successful accounting career in the modern business world.

General Business Accounting Certificate Program

Accounting courses
EBI’s Accounting curriculum is designed to take a deeper look into the financial workings of businesses and help you develop critical thinking and decision-making skills. Courses include Principles of Accounting, Computerized Accounting Systems, Business Math, Income Tax, and Business Law.

What you’ll do
EBI graduates of this course usually work as bookkeepers, cost accountants, tax preparers and accounting clerks. Your responsibilities will likely include producing financial records for organizations, including recording financial transactions, updating statements, and checking financial records for accuracy. In small companies, accountants handle most aspects of financial transactions, while they may have specific concentrations in larger companies, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable or payroll, among other areas.

Develop the skills you’ll need to work as a professional accountant
It goes without saying that math aptitude and attention to detail are important to work in this industry. In addition, you need to be organized and adaptable, as well as having great communication and time management skills. At EBI, you will hone the skills you need to be a successful in your chosen field.

Career outlook
This is a highly competitive field and your training can make the difference. At EBI, our graduates have an extremely high rate of success in finding a position in their field. Accounting skills are sought after in many areas, and faster growing industries offer more career opportunities. Continuing education and earning your CPA certification can help your advancement potential.

Earn your certificate in as little as 8 months
The General Business Accounting Program at Elmira Business Institute is an 8-month certificate program. Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate in General Business Accounting, Professional Training in Accounting.

Learn more about EBI’s General Business Accounting certificate program.
To request additional information about EBI’s programs, courses, and more, call Elmira: 607-733-7177 or Vestal: 607-729-8915. Or to get started today, simply apply online.

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