About the IAB
The International Association of Bookkeepers is a membership organisation and awarding body providing qualifications in bookkeeping, payroll and finance to over 10,000 members worldwide.
Our aim is simple – raising the bar of bookkeeping both in the UK and abroad – by creating a global community of aspirational, entrepreneurial, highly-qualified and successful bookkeepers and finance professionals.
We offer accredited training, support and continuing development from the beginning of a student’s journey and throughout their career. This includes flexible, Ofqual-regulated qualifications, continued professional development and frequent regulatory updates
In addition, we work hard to make sure that our specially-selected services help to develop industry relevant skills and support business growth.
Founded in 1973, the IAB is both an awarding and professional body. Today, celebrating over 40 years of success, it not only offers a host of regulated bookkeeping and business qualifications, it supports and regulates professionals on their career path.
It collaborated with the Financial and Legal Skills Partnership to pave the way for new bookkeeping and payroll qualifications and apprenticeships.
Small businesses can easily find a bookkeeper through the service provided on the site with listings of qualified bookkeepers across the UK.