What is means to be a Certified Bookkeeper MICB with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.
An ‘MICB’ or ‘Member’ of the ICB attains that certification having proven that they have performed Bookkeeping Services at a significant level for a period exceeding 2 years and have proven their level of Bookkeeping knowledge.
Members will have achieved the Certificate IV Financial Services (Bookkeeping). This qualification is a relatively recent development in the ability for Bookkeepers to have their skills and competence formally, but more importantly, ‘relevantly’ recognised within the education system.
Clients of ICB Members benefit in engaging with a Bookkeeper who strives to maintain and enhance their professionalism.
ICB provide current guidance on matters affecting the client’s business. Be that GST or BAS related, be that payroll or general matters related to running a small business.
ICB provide, require and monitor that their members undertake relevant training and update their knowledge.
ICB source and refer up-to-date information on software solutions and banking techniques to assist the Bookkeeper in not only being professional but also using current technology to be as efficient as possible.
Periodic re-assessment of skills and knowledge combined with the related resources ensure your Bookkeeper remains competent to perform professional Bookkeeping Services.
The ICB professional Code of Conduct requires and regulates that your Bookkeeper meets the standards expected of a real professional service provider.