Basic Bookkeeping

Basic Bookkeeping

No experience required. This course takes students from the basics, to setting up a company file, to conducting bookkeeping activities for a small business. Bookkeeping in today’s business environment requires more than a general bookkeeping knowledge and an eye for detail—students need relevant computing skills. Intuit’s QuickBooks software, the industry leader in managerial accounting software for small business, provides an easy-to-understand platform for students to grasp accounting concepts while honing skills in the most prevalent bookkeeping application in small business today.

The QuickBooks class covers the fundamentals to get started using the world’s most popular small business bookkeeping software. Topics covered in this class include: setting up and maintaining company files; creating company files; establishing the chart of accounts; setting up bank accounts; company and financial reports; and backing up data.

For the accounts payable portion, students: conduct vendor set up; create and implement purchase orders; enter bills for timed payments and paying bills; maintaining accounts and using account data paying sales and other taxes.

For the accounts receivable portion of the course, students do the following: establish customer files; set up purchase orders and inventory tracking; create sales forms and assign sales representatives; invoicing and receiving payments while troubleshooting payment issues.

During the payroll portion of the course, students do the following activities: set up employees and use tax tables; work with employee payroll forms; set up vacation and sick leave accruals and keep notes on employee activities.


Cost: Free