Gain exposure and generate business
With increased demand for professional Bookkeeping services there has never been a better time to be recognised as a member of NZ's only professional body dedicated soley to Bookkeepers.
Accredited Bookkeeping Business
For Certified members who want their bookkeeping business to be recognised as meeting ICNZB professional standards
- Must be a New Zealand owned and operated business and hold New Zealand Business Number (NZBN)
- A director or shareholder of the applicant business must be a Certified member of the association
- The directors and shareholders must not have any convictions for fraud
Our Accredited Bookkeeping Business Membership is for Bookkeeping businesses who want to be recognized and able to promote their business as meeting ICNZB professional standards. This membership gives your clients peace of mind that minimum prerequisites have been met for your membership to be approved.
As an Accredited Bookkeeping Business, you will be eligible to create your FREE Find a Bookkeeper business listing on our website as a tool to promote your business to potential clients, and show them you are recognised as having membership to a professional bookkeeping body.
Further benefits include the ability to register your employees as Employee Certified Members, or access a 25% discount off your employee's individual Certified membership.
Employees of an Accredited Bookkeeping Business are able to apply for Employee Certified Membership with the association at a greatly reduced rate.
- The proposed Employee Certified member must be currently employed by the Accredited Bookkeeping Business.
- The employee must complete and pass the Employee Certified assessment before membership can be applied.
By having your staff recognised as Employee Certified Members you are enabling your employees to have access to best Bookkeeping practices and support from the New Zealand Bookkeepers community.
This membership will allow your employees access to tools and resources designed to help keep them up to date with the latest industry developments and compliance requirements, along with invites to attend regional meetings in your area where they can network and build relationships with other bookkeepers and industry partners.
Employee Certified Members receive their own personal login to access member resources and training modules through MyICB and are required to complete a Continuing Professional Development log.
If an application for Employee Certified membership is received during the Accredited Bookkeeping Business membership period, the employees membership will be billed on a pro-rata basis to align it with your business membership expiry.
Upon notification to the association of the employee resigning from their position with the Accredited Bookkeeping Business, the Employee Certified Membership will cease and the employee will be offered full Certified membership with us at their own expense.
Employee Certified membership begins with successful completion of the Employee Certified (Black Badge) assessment. Once this initial level has been achieved you are encouraged to progress through the certification levels at your own pace, all of which demonstrate increasing knowledge and proficiency in the Bookkeeping field.
To find out more about the development pathway and what is involved in each certification level, click here >
Benefits of business membership
Dependent on your membership type, you will receive the benefit of:
||Accredited Bookkeeping Business
|Peace of mind for your clients that your business meets ICNZB professional standards
|A business listing in the Find a Bookkeeper directory to promote your services
|The use of badges to promote your membership with us
|Register your employees as Employee Certified Members at a highly discounted rate OR claim 25% off employees individual Certified Membership