IPBC provides the environment, knowledge, and resources its members
need to develop excellence in bookkeeping, through education,
networking, advocacy, information and research.
The focus is to
create member value and benefits that in turn contribute to creating a
stronger trust relationship with Canadian business.
By providing relevant services and products that continuously
improve, are affordable and in the forefront of the bookkeeping
industry, IPBC is recognized as the leading organization and role model
by members, stakeholders and Canadian business in developing excellence
in the bookkeeping industry.
The Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC) is a
national non-profit organization dedicated to achieving public awareness
for the CPB-Certified Professional BookkeepersTM of Canada and assist men and women to adhere to a professional and ethical standard in the bookkeeping profession.
The association is designed to bring recognition to those people who
have demonstrated knowledge in the bookkeeping industry by completing a bookkeeping exam. Only those people with a CPBTM - Certified Professional BookkeeperTM designation
from the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada will be able
to display their knowledge to the public and prospective employers.
As members of a recognized professional organization, accountants
enjoy a respected position in the communities in which they work. IPBC’s
mandate is to change the general perception toward bookkeeping across
Canada and bring public recognition to CPB-Certified Professional BookkeepersTM.
Bookkeepers now have the opportunity to display a professional
designation to the public and potential employers and become members of a
recognized profession. As trained professionals,CPB-Certified Professional BookkeepersTM can look forward to greater job security in a rapidly changing business world.
IPBC is run by a board of Directors and is the only association of
its kind in Canada that is run by paid professional staff. The Executive
Director runs the day to day operations with support staff, taking
direction from the Board.
IPBC does not represent or endorse any one college, supplier or any
individual training method. Its role is to simply certify the ability of
the bookkeeper and to confirm yearly continuing education credits to
renew and maintain certification.
Members of the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada have
access to a wide variety of money saving programs, business building
resources, marketing material and continuing educational opportunities.
The online forum, open 24/7 365 is available to members in good
standing. Ask questions, share ideas and create lasting relationships
with colleagues across Canada. There are almost half a million
bookkeepers in Canada. Learn the secrets of the best run companies
through the forum, newsletter, conference and monthly webinars.