Prepare for a career in the high-demand field of bookkeeping and accounting as you master QuickBooks 2017—the leading financial software tool for small businesses.
What you will learn
- Learn to perform basic bookkeeping equations
- Understand how to set up QuickBooks
- Learn to enter data accurately
- Master managing bookkeeping
- Learn to use double-entry accounting
- Understand the impacts of debits and credits for all account types
How you will benefit
- Learn how to effectively use QuickBooks 2017 to save an organization time and money
- Practice bookkeeping with confidence by becoming aware of legal standards that apply to accounting methods
- Become indispensable in organization that needs quality bookkeeping skills
- Jump-start your bookkeeping career and learn accounting methods to compliment your skill-set and your resume
- This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.
- Windows XP or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
- QuickBooks 2017 (not included in enrollment cost).
- Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Prepare for a career in the high-demand field of bookkeeping as you master QuickBooks 2017—the leading financial software tool for small businesses. By participating in the course's hands-on activities, you'll learn a number of new skills, including handling accounts receivable and accounts payable, accounting for fixed assets, and recording and maintaining inventory accounts. In addition, you'll gain the knowledge you need to ensure that your accounting methods meet all legal standards. After taking this course, you'll be an expert in everything from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping.
- Bookkeeping Concepts
- Bookkeeping Defined
- The Journal and The Ledger
- Special Journals and the Worksheet
- Financial Statements and Closing the Books
- Merchandising Accounts
- Depreciation and Checking Accounts
- Petty Cash and Interest
- Payroll, Partnerships, and Corporations
- QuickBooks – Introductory Concepts
- Getting Started
- The Chart of Accounts
- Company Lists
- Bank Accounts
- Fixed Assets and Depreciation
- Accounts Payable I
- Accounts Payable II
- Accounts Receivable I
- Accounts Receivable II
- Accounts Receivable III
- Inventory and Estimating
- QuickBooks – Intermediate Concepts
- Working with Company Files
- Securing Your Company Files
- List Items and Inventory
- Ordering and Selling Inventory
- Vendor Discounts and Credits and Adjusting Inventory
- Tracking Price Levels and Customer Discounts
- Tracking Vehicle Mileage
- Working with Customer Balances
- Batch Invoicing and Creating Letters
- Petty Cash and Gift Cards
- Owner Transactions and Journal Entries
- Loans and Budgets
Wade Lindenberger is a CPA with over 20 years of financial accounting and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently Director of Finance and Administration for New Children's Museum. Before his current position, he worked as the National Finance and Accounting Service Line Leader for Premier Alliance Group, a national professional services firm. Wade was also Director of the Finance and Accounting service line for the San Diego office of a global, publicly held professional services firm. Before becoming a consultant, Wade was Divisional Controller for one of the leading health and fitness club chains in the world. He has also been Internal Audit Manager and Divisional Controller for a division of a Fortune 500 global energy project management company. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the "Big Four" CPA firms. He has previously served as an instructor for courses at Coopers & Lybrand and at the University of California at San Diego for the Extension Course and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Business. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers' Advisory Board.
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.