Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

ICB National Conference - Bookkeeping 2018

Conference, Multi-locations

Join ICB for our annual March Conference where we will discuss how to implement strategies to be a professional Certified Bookkeeper.

Event Details


  • Bookkeepers often get stressed about amounts that don't fit..... should you worry?
  • What is a "material" amount that you need to get an answer on?
  • What is an "immaterial" amount or transaction and what do you do with it in the accounts?
  • When is it a tax agent decision and when can you make a judgement about it?

Cost: Free for Members, $55 for Students and Educators

Webinar, Online:

  • 26th April 2016, 12:30pm - 2:00pm

ICB End of Year Workshop

Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Melbourne
Late May & June Various

Join the ICB team for our End of Year Workshop coming to all major cities.

Event Details

Minimise your stress and prepare for all the latest legislation and technology changes this End Of Financial Year.

  • Get the inside running on year end tasks of payroll (including preparation for Single Touch Payroll)
  • EOY financials
  • Working with your clients

Come along Come along and network with your colleagues, and get inspired to be ready for this EOFY!

Following feedback and member suggestions, the workshops will remain capped to smaller groups of up to 50 people in 2018 and will be a one-day format to help fit with busy schedules.

The workshops will include extensive hands-on exercises to give you practical experiences in areas we will be discussing


  • Updates to Legislation
  • Bookkeeper Preparation for EOY
  • EOY Payroll
  • Taxable Payment Annual Report
  • Financials


Member only event  $330.00

Choose from

  • Sydney 29th or 30th May
  • Perth  5th or 6th June
  • Adelaide  8th June
  • Brisbane 12th or 13th June
  • Melbourne 19th or 20th June

ICB Technical Webinar - How To - STP in Xero

Online, Webinar
25th June, 2018 12:30 - 2:00pm AEST

Join us for the How To - STP in Xero Webinar. 
The webinar is in collaboration with Xero and will work through the setup, reconciliation and process of STP.

Event Details

Members - Free 
Students and Educator Members - $50

Chris McComb and Xero


ICB Technical Webinar - How To - STP in Intuit

Online, Webinar
27th June, 2018 12:30 - 2:00pm AEST

Join us for the How To - STP in Intuit Webinar. 
The webinar is in collaboration with Intuit and will work through the setup, reconciliation and process of STP.

Event Details

Members - Free 
Students and Educator Members - $50

Pauline Walton and Intuit


ICB Technical Webinar - End of Year Entitlements and Payroll Tax

Online, Webinar
12th July, 2018 12:30 - 2:00pm AEST

Another in our End of Year Webinars. We have taken an indepth look at payment summaries, BAS and still to come is the EOY Financials. We have included this year a review of the all important Entitlements. We also look at what to take note of when your clients have payroll tax obligations. 

Event Details

Members - Free 
Students and Educator Members - $50

Deborah Thompson and Pauline Walton


ICB Technical Webinar - End of Year Financials

Online, Webinar
17th July, 2018 12:30 - 2:00pm AEST

EOY Financials. We need to review and discuss the accounts with our clients. We definitely want the review to take place prior to giving the figures to the Accountant.

Event Details

Members - Free 
Students and Educator Members - $50

Deborah Thompson and Pauline Walton


ATO Open Forums for Practitioners

April to June

Open Forums provide an opportunity for you to meet with ATO in your local area. You can:

  • talk to us about matters affecting you, your practice and the broader tax professional community
  • raise questions and have open discussions
  • hear about the latest updates and changes.
Event Details

What we discuss

Our discussions cover, but are not limited to:

  • digital initiatives including          
    • Single Touch Payroll
    • online services for agents, your new channel providing access to services currently available on the portals
    • the latest on the practitioner lodgment service (PLS)
    • identity authentication and authorisation including details on the replacement for AUSkey
    • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House
  • compliance, and our focus on work-related expenses
  • recent superannuation changes affecting your clients
  • employer obligations including the extension of the taxable payments reporting system to new industries
  • helping your clients engage with us early to prevent debt and manage their obligations
  • the proposed Transparency of tax debt (TOTD) measure
  • what's new from the Tax Practitioners Board.

ProcessWorx HR Coordinator Training Day

Booragoon, WA
25th June, 9:00am – 2:00pm AWST

You're invited to attend the ProcessWorx HR Coordinator Training Seminar!

To meet the increasing obligations under the Fair Work Act, as well as the introduction of Single Touch Payroll this year Danielle McNamee, founder of ProcessWorx, has developed a training seminar to support Bookkeepers.

Event Details

This seminar will provide comprehensive training across the following topics:

  • Understanding the Fair Work Act

  • Procedural Fairness

  • Modern Award Interpretation

  • Employment Contracts

  • Individual Flexibility Agreements

  • Managing casual employees

  • HR Policies and Procedures

We hope to see you there!


ATO End of Year Tax Obligations Webinar

Online, Webinar
Multiple Dates

If you employ people, there are a number of things you need to do at the end of the financial year.

Event Details

Our one hour webinar on annual tax obligations for employers gives you the chance to ask questions as we cover topics such as:

  • Pay as you go (PAYG) withholding annual report and payment summaries
  • What you need to do if you provide fringe benefits to your employees
  • Single Touch Payroll
  • Where to get help

Our webinar can be attended on two dates:

  • Tuesday 26 June 11.00am AEST
  • Wednesday 4 July 3.00pm AEST

QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification

QuickBooks Courses, Online
Multiple Dates

QuickBooks Courses, Online: Take your QuickBooks Online skills to expert level over the end of year break with Advanced Certification.

Event Details

QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification webinar

Why Attend?

  • Become an expert by gaining a more in-depth understanding of QuickBooks Online
  • Gain Advanced Certified ProAdvisor status and receive a certificate and logo to promote your expertise
  • Once Advanced Certified, you’ll display higher in the Find a ProAdvisor directory - that’s where small businesses go to find accountants and bookkeepers to help them with their books
  • Earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits

What you’ll learn

  • How the data conversion process works
  • Creating a file using opening balances
  • Advanced company settings and managing users
  • Managing chart of accounts when using locations and classes
  • How to process adjusting transactions in your client file
  • How to process uncommon transactions
  • Advanced features for online banking and bank rules - advanced features
  • Using the Accountant Tools for reviewing client files
  • Setting up budgets
  • How to set up systems and controls to keep your clients out of trouble
  • Advanced feature in payroll - advanced features
  • Tips and Tricks

Please note you must be an Australian Certified ProAdvisor to attend Advanced Certification training (passed the Australian QuickBooks Online Certification Exam).

For more information please call our Australian Care Team on 1800 618 521.



Reckon Live Webinars (& Library)

Webinars & Recorded for Online

Live Webinars & Webinar Library for Reckon Accounts Hosted


Event Details

Xerocon Brisbane 2018

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
September 5th & 6th

Xero presents

  • get to know the top tech for you
  • spend time with peers from far and wide
  • hear what's on the horizon
Event Details

For $800 including GST you get an all-access pass to both days of Xerocon Brisbane 2018. Tickets to the Xerocon Wrap Party can be added for $100. So take advantage of the early bird savings before they end on 30 June!

Get to know the top tech for you

Is there an product feature or add-on that could help your practice create even more efficiencies? Take the time to explore the the latest tech ready to transform your offering.

Spend time with peers from far and wide

The beauty of Xerocon lies in the thousands of advisors who join us from across Australia, Asia and New Zealand. Get together with industry insiders and share your experiences.

Hear what’s on the horizon

Get a headstart on the topics set to impact the bookkeeping and accounting industry, as our hand-selected speakers talk to opportunities for the future.


MYOB Partner Connect

Hisense Arena, Melbourne
20 & 21 September

Partner Connection - early release of dates

One location

two action packed days

Bookkeepers detailed information here - when released for 2018

Certified Consultatnts detailed information here - when released for 2018

Event Details