Bookkeeping Test

bookkepping skill test

Why you need a Bookkeeping Skill Test

If you’re hiring for an accounting-related position that requires general bookkeeping expertise, then our Bookkeeping Skill Test is exactly what you need to help you identify and evidence relevant candidate knowledge and skills before you hire them. This test is fast, efficient and will give you confidence to make a smarter hiring decision.

Or do you want to discover skill gaps and re-train your existing employees? Develop them with the relevant bookkeeping skills they need to improve their day-to-day work in keeping track of company spending.

Overview of a Bookkeeping Skill Test

The General Bookkeeping skill test has been designed to measure a candidate’s knowledge of bookkeeping tasks and functions within a business.

All levels of this test contain questions relating to basic double entry bookkeeping, pre-payments and accruals, reconciliations and VAT in the form of book-keeping issues, problems and scenarios to solve.

Candidates are presented with a variety of question styles including multiple choice, free hand response, true or false and ranking.

There are two levels available within the Bookkeeping skill test, which can be selected at point of assignment. Levels available include: Intermediate and Expert. [Further information on difference on levels can be found in the FactFile] Those taking the Professional level of this test is expected to have subject knowledge equivalent to that of a part-qualified professional.

Recommended Applications:

Suitable for persons working in accounts departments who are responsible for the general bookkeeping of the company, filing accounts and ensuring there is an accurate trail of all the outgoings.

Complementary Tests:

As well as our General Bookkeeping Skill Test, there are several complementary tests that come under the Accounting and Finance Skills Tests module:

Sample Question

What period of time should a fixed asset have in terms of a “usable life”?

() less than one year

() more than 6 months

() more than one year

() less than 6 months

Bookkeeping Test sample question

Require Bespoke Adjustments to these Tests?

All assessments can be adjusted to meet your specific needs. Bespoke activities often include the addition of organisation specific bookkeeping questions relating to specific software, company policies and procedures as well as the removal of questions if required.

To find out more about our bespoke assessments, click here.

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