Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
With more than 20 years of teaching experience to her credit, Charlene Messier had 12 years of practical experience in business following her college training. She now teaches business subjects to over 100 students a year at the quaint New England Village High School from which she graduated 35 years ago. She specializes in teaching adult education courses in accounting, word processing, business law, and business economics.