Bookkeeping and Accounting
By: John Granelli
PROGRAM: Bookkeeping Services Specialist
It is one thing to properly keep books, using a double entry system. It is quite another to use that financial information to enable a business to meet its financial goals and make better management decisions throughout the year. Students who have completed Basic Bookkeeping for Small Businesses and others will be delighted with this course, which instructs the student on use of information within bookkeeping systems to assist business owners and their advisors to make business decisions.
CONTENT DESCRIPTION & KEY CONCEPTS:
This course in the Certified Bookkeeping Specialist designation program provides specific skillsets to assist the professional bookkeepers working in a business environment to develop financial reports that enable business decisions.
CERTIFIED SKILLSETS: The participant will understand the role and functions of internal and external accountants involved in managerial accounting, how to format account analysis, how to record and analyze transactions around fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions, basic budgeting components, assumptions, forecasts and formats, sales budgeting, cash flow budgeting, the basics of cost accounting, periodic management on a monthly and annual basis featuring Simply Accounting or QuickBooks software.
Using online demonstrations linked to the topics in each chapter, the participant will learn how to use Simply Accounting or QuickBooks as a tool for extracting, analyzing, formatting and reporting information to management for making business decisions.
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT THESIS: Formal Case Study. The student will apply the knowledge gained in the course to prepare a budget for a sample company.
KNOWLEDGE BUREAU TOOLS INCLUDED:
OTHER TOOLS INCLUDED:
- Simply Accounting by Sage Premium – Student Version
- QuickBooks Premier 2011 by Intuit – Student Version