Training

Business and Management

Bookkeeping with QuickBooks, Peachtree and Excel

Start: Sep 2017       Type: Evening / Weekend Classes       Duration (hr): 93

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to computerized bookkeeping utilizing all aspects of QuickBooks while emphasizing basic accounting terminology used in business environment. The students will learn the procedures for properly recording and maintaining financial transactions of a business entity. In contrast to the comprehensive emphasis on understanding and gaining a working knowledge of QuickBooks and its various modules, Peachtree (Sage 50) will be used to demonstrate its basic features. Excel isintroduced as it is used on beginner’s level for leaning its fundamental capabilities relevant to modern accounting and bookkeeping.   
 
COURSE OBJECTIVES:
- Grasp essential business terminology.
- Introduce basic accounting principles and terminology.
- Understand the process of recording financial transactions utilizing QuickBooks.
- Understand the concept of cash receipts and cash disbursements.
- Understand basic Peachtree (Sage 50) features.
- Learn basic skills necessary to begin using Excel and working with data within a worksheet environment.
 
STUDENT EXPECTATIONS:
Upon completing this course students will have skills in performing duties of bookkeeper in any environment
 
TOPICS: 
What is Accounting
The Recording Process
Measuring and Reporting Business Income
Understanding of Financial Statements
Introduction to QuickBooks
Working with Lists
Setting up Inventory
Selling a Product
Invoices for Services
Payments and Bank Accounts
Entering and Paying Bills
Payroll
Peachtree Introduction, New Company Setup
General Ledger
Accounts Payable & Account Receivable
Using Accounts Receivable
Payroll using Peachtree (Sage 50)
Utilities & Special Processing
Creating & Formatting Worksheet
Performing Calculations
Printing & Managing Large Workbooks
 
Prerequisites:
Basic computer user skills
 
Bonus for students enrolled in our Bookkeeping course:  
Special discount price for Income Tax Course (valid 24 months after completion)
 

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