Certified Bookkeeper Membership

Become a Certified Bookkeeper Member

Certified Bookkeeper™ Membership Overview

Designed for those that want to be Certified Bookkeepers and recognised by their peers and New Zealand Businesses.


Hold one of the following qualifications:

  • The Career Academy Certificate in Bookkeeping™
  • An AAT Bookkeeping Qualification
  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Diploma in Business (1-year full time study) from any Polytechnic or PTE in New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Business from any University or Polytechnic in New Zealand


As a Certified Bookkeeper™, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Networking opportunities and connections with NZ Bookkeepers and Business;
  • Fortnightly newsletter, including technical updates and Bookkeeping tips and tricks;
  • Continued access to a range of textbooks from the extensive online CCH New Zealand eLibrary;
  • Use of the Certified Bookkeeper™ NZQBA member logo – silver status;
  • Unlimited access to a consolidated library of online training resorces, eBooks, webinars and podcasts via the Bookkeepers Hub;
  • Fortnightly newsletter, including technical updates and Bookkeeping tips and tricks;

Ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD requirements):
20 CPD Bookkeeping points per year

Membership subscription fee: Only $25 per month

Expected hourly rate / charge out rate:
$40/hour +

Confident you meet the Certified Membership Entry Requirements?

Apply for Certified Membership now

Ideally crafted for those who are employee bookkeepers.

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“I like making a difference. There is nothing more satisfying than a job well done and a happy Business Owner! Bookkeeping for me is putting the story behind the numbers.” Noeline Murphy, Certified Bookkeeper

The best thing about being a member of New Zealand’s fastest growing Bookkeeping Association is being able to “keep up to date with latest information in Bookkeeping” Tania Paul, Certified Bookkeeper

Ready to become a NZQBA Certified Bookkeeper Member? Fill out the form below to apply now.