Accounting/Bookkeeping – Weekly Work at Home Job Idea

Being an accountant or bookkeeper at home is great for those who already have experience in those fields. It’s not too easy to get into otherwise. Some positions will require that you be a CPA plus a few years’ experience.

April is of course a busy time, as many positions require tax preparation.

Qualifications/Training Needed?

As said above, you’ll probably need to be a CPA. You may also need to be familiar with programs such as Quickbooks, MYOB, Peachtree or other accounting software.

Job Duties

Tax preparation is a big part of the job, but you may also do auditing, payroll and so forth.

Equipment Needed

A computer with an internet connection. Employers may want you to have a high speed connection. You may also need to have your own copy of Quickbooks or other accounting software.

Where to Search for Jobs

Accounting work at home jobs at Home with the Kids
Craigslist (beware of many, many scams!)
Hire My Mom
Home Job Stop

Related Scams

There aren’t many work at home scams specific to accounting, but there are some common signs of a scam that can happen in any field. Don’t pay for a job, and if the pay seems to be too good to be true, it probably is.

Do your research on any work at home opportunities you come across. Don’t be afraid to ask other people what they think before you apply for a job. Sometimes other people will spot signs that you miss.

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