A high school diploma/GED is required for accounting technician
and bookkeeping jobs, and an associate degree is preferred.
Computer skills and communication skills are important,
and so is experience with office procedures. People with
college degrees usually start out in this field making more
money than those without degrees. They are also promoted
more quickly than those without degrees.
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