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New Zealand Bookkeeper Test

 

 

I am a very experienced Bookkeeper and the Accountests Bookkeeper Test is exactly what I have been looking for to test potential contractors

Leanie Jones, Owner of Jones Business Solutions Ltd, Napier

 

 

New Zealand Bookkeeper Test

$150.00

The New Zealand Bookkeeper / Assistant Accountant Test is designed for people who are working at a level below an accountant, but whose job includes bookkeeping functions using current cloud accounting package. The test assesses knowledge of processing financial information, double entry accounting, ability to produce accurate month end accounts and the ability to interpret and financial information to add value to the business owner.

Different competency levels assessed within the test determine the range of abilities and value the candidate can add to the business owner.

Job titles this test is applicable for would include Office Manager, Assistant Accountant or Bookkeeper.

This is a country-specific test for New Zealand, with annually updated questions to reflect current New Zealand taxation rates and financial reporting requirements.

Designed in conjunction with the Institute of Certified NZ Bookkeepers members. Are you a member? Go to their website to collect your 20% member benefit discount when purchasing this test.

This test covers four core bookkeeping activities:

  • Processing & Journals
  • Accounting Concepts
  • Business Support
  • Taxation & Payroll

Hiring managers gain insight into candidate's skills and knowledge levels in each of these four activities, as well as an assessment of their competency level in each activity. You will also be able to identify a candidate's performance in the activities most relevant to the vacant role.

Sample Candidate Test Report - Click Here

NZ Bookkeeper Example Test Questions - Click Here

  • Time to complete: 30 minutes
  • Number of questions: 40
  • Question Levels: Basic = 12, Intermediate = 16, Advanced = 12
  • Questions per topic: Processing & Journals = 12, Taxation & Payroll = 16, Accounting Concepts = 6, Business Support = 6

When your candidate has completed the test you can use this Interpretation Video to help understand more about their test report.

Want to know more about your candidate?  Have a look at our Personality Profile and Ability Testing options.  You can easily add to your Accountests purchase:

  • Bookkeeper test + Personality profile $550
  • Bookkeeper test + Ability - General Reasoning test $405
  • Bookkeeper test + Personality test + General Reasoning test $720

Use the 'Additional Testing Options' menu on the top right of this page to select the bundle you need.  The Accountest link will arrive immediately.  The links for the personality and ability tests need to be specifically ordered, so will arrive within 4 business hours.

What our clients are saying

Here's what some of Accountests clients tell us

"The abilities being shown by the recruited candidate correlates with the outcome of their test, and they are progressing and delivering to expectations"

BDO New Zealand

Partner

"The Accountest was an extremely useful tool which assisted in our recruitment decision. The person we engaged is at the standard we expected and is in-line with the skill rating in the test results"

Karen Abery

Practice Manager, Ingham Mora, Tauranga

"We now use these tests to assess all potential accounting staff as part of our recruitment process."

Dianne Wilson

Business Manager, McIntyre Dick, Invercargill

"The candidates that do well in the test certainly seem to be our better performers."

Arran Findlayson

CEO, The Back Office Co, Auckland

"We have found that Accountests gives us the opportunity to understand our candidates accounting ability, which no other product has done until now. It also gives us the opportunity to base further questions for the candidate around what we can see their ability is and enable us to make an informed decision."

Sharlene Bryant

Director, Baker Tilly, Hawkes Bay

"The tool was great and formed a good part of the pre-employment process for us."

Danielle Dwyer

HR Manager, Flavorite Marketing, Melbourne Australia

"The Public Sector Test was pivotal in validating our hiring decision.  The reporting was clear and we were able to pick out the criteria of greatest interest to us"

Adele Henderson

Director of Corporate Services, Napier City Council