Get the most out of your bookkeeping

Learn Smart!

Practical ‘hands on’ self-paced learning that gives you the skills and confidence to be a Best Practice Bookkeeper.

Learning with Smart Books

Smart Books® was developed to help small businesses and bookkeepers get the most out of their bookkeeping. Our flexible self-paced online courses give you the skills and confidence to be a Best Practice Bookkeeper.

Practical ’hands on’ education is our key focus, with follow-up resources and real life business scenarios to reinforce your learning.

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Our Learning Pathways

Xero for Bookkeepers

12 courses that demo best practice use of Xero software.

Accounting Concepts

6 courses that explore basic concepts and terminology.

Best Practice Bookkeeping

12 courses in the key functions of bookkeeping.

Our latest courses

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Why Smart Books?

Learn from an Expert

Passionate about ongoing learning your Smart Books educator, Leaine Jones, is an award winning bookkeeper who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her training. Leaine has operated her business since 2007. With a diverse client base, combined with being a 100% Xero practice, Leaine shares her years of business experience.

Develop confidence

Our courses and membership are designed to develop your knowledge and capabilities to become a self-assured bookkeeper – whether you are a business owner, bookkeeper, or employee. Develop your own toolkit to become a Best Practice Bookkeeper. Apply your learning to problem-solve those trickier issues and add to your skillset.

Work smarter – not harder!

Leaine shares her experiences and war stories so you don’t have to learn the hard way! Simple checks to validate your work as you proceed, knowing where to get online resources to further explain, self-testing your knowledge as you go, all helps streamline your processes, add understanding, and save you time.

Trusted by Kiwis

Shannon Mena-Levin
Smart Bookies has been fantastic, I am a new business and having

Leaine there to contact if I have any questions has been priceless. I feel very lucky to have found this community..’

Shannon Mena-Levin
Irene Bennetts
'The Smart Books courses are a fantastic training resource to be able to provide my bookkeeping team with. Not only do I have absolute trust in the quality of the content Leaine creates, but I know she explains this in simple, easy to understand language to ensure all learners really understand the topics. I couldn’t recommend these courses more highly for anyone wanting to either upskill themselves or their team.'
Irene Bennetts, CEO and Founder, Admin Army