Bookkeepers serve on the front lines of a person, company or organization’s financial health. Strong bookkeepers set up, deploy and manage systems that record the flow of funds into and out of an entity’s coffers. Using reporting tools and systems, bookkeepers help individuals and operational managers stay aware of and improve an entity’s financial status and performance.
QuickBooks® has replaced the manual entry functions of traditional bookkeeping. However, the organization, reporting and use of financial data still rely heavily on human input and processing. Knowing how to automate your bookkeeping practice with QuickBooks is an important aspect to staying competitive in today’s job market.
Yes, if you’re an expert in the latest version of QuickBooks, you can walk into any small business and immediately organize their finances. QuickBooks is the top rated accounting software for small businesses, you likely know a company that already uses it.
- Set up and utilize QuickBooks 2019
- Perform basic bookkeeping equations
- Enter data accurately
- Manage bookkeeping
- Use double-entry accounting
- Understand the impacts of debits and credits for all account types
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
- QuickBooks Basics: Creating a QuickBooks company file for a business; working with and securing company files
- Bookkeeping Building Blocks: Apply bookkeeping concepts to accounting problems; running QuickBooks reports for the general journal and ledger, as well as subsidiary journals
- Preparing the Company File: Adding, changing and working with the Chart of Accounts in QuickBooks; administering company lists by adding customers and vendor
- Cash and Fixed Asset Transactions: Recording bank account transactions by entering cash account transactions and completing a bank reconciliation; recording fixed assets and depreciation
- Understanding Accounts Payable: Recording bills by entering various accounts payable transactions; producing accounts payable history and reports
- Reviewing Accounts Receivable: Demonstrating the invoice procedure by producing a customer invoice; producing batches of invoices and customer letters
- Managing Inventory Transactions: Creating and revising customer estimates, assigning classes, adding and editing multiple list entries; ordering and selling inventory by creating sales and purchase orders and receiving inventory
- Closing the Books and Reporting in QuickBooks: Closing the books and running reports in QuickBooks; Career roadmap: the job market and how to navigate it
Helene K. Liatsos is business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. Her company Home Office Management Experts was awarded the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
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