Certificate Course

Accounting for Multiple Business Profiles


DMA™ - Accounting Services Specialist


You will study advanced bookkeeping for a variety of business profiles, using the features of SAGE 50 and Intuit Quickbooks Desktop.


Course Content

Chapter 1 | Commonalities of bookkeeping for various business enterprises
Chapter 2 | Advanced Sales Tax Issues
Chapter 3 | Partnerships and Joint Ventures
Chapter 4 | Builders
Chapter 5 | Retail Outlets
Chapter 6 | Importers / Exporters
Chapter 7 | Agricultural Businesses
Chapter 8 | Trusts
Chapter 9 | Other Business Profiles
Chapter 10 | Not for Profits
Chapter 11 | Introduction to Advanced Business Issues

Student Experience

Everything so far has had value to it. These studies have added to my knowledge and skills and I have put this knowledge to use immediately for our clients or I gained new skills which has given me the opportunity to expand our services.

—William S., ON


You will become competent in managing the bookkeeping functions for a variety of companies, using all the modules of the program (with the exception of Payroll) to deliver financial results for the most simple to a complex company.

What You'll Learn

Your skillsets will move beyond basic data entry of daily transactions to create a complete set of books for a variety of businesses while understanding the features of SAGE 50 and Intuit Quickbooks Desktop to do so. Current GST/HST rates and reporting are included.

You will learn to produce a wide variety of financial reports, understanding how to use the tools provided to set up, manage and report on accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory. You'll prepare a bank reconciliation using the automated utility program and learn the procedures involved in maintaining the general ledger and related sub-ledgers.

What’s Included

• Personal course selection consultation
• Virtual campus orientation
• Lesson and study plans
• Personal instructor email support
• Comprehensive Knowledge Journal
• EverGreen Online Research Library
• Knowledge Bureau calculators
• Testing and certification
• CE/CPD accreditation

Marking Guide

Case Studies
Final Exam
Passing Grade
Honours Achievement

All students who pass the course will receive a certificate. Students who receive a mark of 90% or better will receive a gold honours bar on their certificates.

CE | CPD Credits

Knowledge Bureau | 30 CPE credits

Most regulators and associations accept Knowledge Bureau certificate courses for continuing education credits.


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Complement your online education with CE Summits. Held in November, January and May, these one-day, instructor-led workshops offer peer-to-peer learning experiences to students who prefer studying in groups.


Annual three-day Distinguished Advisor Conferences focus on finding solutions for the challenges faced by businesses in a global marketplace.

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