Intermediate QuickBooks 2019
Millions of small businesses use QuickBooks for their accounting needs, but only a fraction know how to use all its features. This online course will help you build on previous skills to gain an intermediate-level proficiency of the QuickBooks 2019 software.
The Intermediate QuickBooks 2019 course is ideal if you understand the basics of accounting software or previously completed an introductory-level QuickBooks training, and want to advance your QuickBooks skills. You will also learn how to use QuickBooks in many common scenarios that small business owners encounter, such as creating customer statements and assessing finance charges.
By the time you complete the course, you will know how to set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.
What you will learn
- How to run QuickBooks for small to mid-sized businesses
- How to set up a chart of accounts, reconcile your checking account, and create estimates
- Create and print invoices, receipts and statements
- Understand how to track payables, inventory, and receivables
- The knowledge needed to generate reports
How you will benefit
- Get hands-on experience as you master the tools you will need to successfully use QuickBooks
- Gain the confidence to take control of the financial accounting for your business
How the course is taught
- Instructor-led or self-paced online course
- 6 Weeks or 3 Months access
- 24 course hours
One of the more challenging aspects of QuickBooks is learning how to manage company files. Your first lesson introduces some great features that allow you to easily work with not just one, but multiple company files.
Taking steps to secure your company files is one of the easiest and most effective ways to make sure your file doesn't get mishandled or corrupted in some way. In this lesson, you will learn how to set a closing date in your file so that no one can enter a transaction in the wrong period.
Lists form the backbone of QuickBooks. This lesson introduces the ways you add and edit multiple list items.
Tracking inventory in QuickBooks is a multi-step process. In this lesson, you will learn how to enter and use Sales Orders to keep track of customer orders.
If you work with the same vendors repeatedly, you may receive discounts and earn credits. In this lesson, you will learn how to record these discounts.
Many businesses charge different prices to different customers for several reasons. In this lesson, you will learn how to create price levels either on a fixed percentage or on an item basis that you can assign to a customer.
If you ever have to travel by car for work, you may want to track the vehicle mileage to later deduct on your tax return. This lesson will teach you how to enter this mileage and the rate the IRS allows for a deduction.
Sometimes you may need to bill a customer without the need to create a full-blown invoice or sales receipt. In this lesson, you will learn how to create a statement charge directly to a customer's account.
This lesson will teach you how to utilize QuickBooks' batch invoicing features to create multiple invoices at the same time to send to any of the customers on your customer list.
Most small businesses carry a small amount of cash on hand to pay for odds and ends. In this lesson, you will learn how you can use QuickBooks to track petty cash amounts.
In this lesson, you will learn how to record an owner's infusion of capital into the business. You will also learn how to record transactions where the owner withdraws money from the company's bank account.
Your final lesson will teach you how to enter a long-term loan in which you use the proceeds of the loan to purchase an asset in your business.
Scott Paxton is a Certified Public Accountant and holds master's degrees in business administration and accounting. His background includes experience as a public accountant, a manager in the banking industry, an entrepreneur and a college business instructor. Paxton has also spent much of his career helping small business owners successfully implement and troubleshoot QuickBooks.
- This course must be taken on a PC. Macs are not compatible.
- PC: Windows 8 or newer operating systems.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
- Desktop QuickBooks Pro 2019 or Desktop QuickBooks Premier Edition 2019 (not included in enrollment). The Enterprise version of the software can also be used for this course; however this course is not suitable for users of QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks SimpleStart.
- While this course is based on the U.S. version of QuickBooks, users of the Canadian and Australian versions will be supported in the Discussion Areas to the extent possible.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Prior to enrolling in this course, you must have successfully completed the Introduction to QuickBooks course or possess equivalent knowledge of QuickBooks basics.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Instructor-Led: A new session of each course begins each month. Please refer to the session start dates for scheduling.
Self-Paced: You can start this course at any time your schedule permits.
Instructor-Led: Once a course session starts, two lessons will be released each week for the 6 week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
Self-Paced: You have 3 month access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period.
Instructor-Led: The interactive discussion area for each lesson automatically closes two weeks after each lesson is released, so you're encouraged to complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.
Self-Paced: There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons within the allotted access period.
Instructor-Led: The final exam will be released on the same day as the last lesson. Once the final exam has been released, you will have two weeks plus 10 days (24 days total) to complete the final and finish any remaining lessons in your course. No further extensions can be provided beyond these 10 days.
Self-Paced: Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.
QuickBooks is the top selling accounting software for small and medium businesses in the United States. There are nearly 29 million businesses that use QuickBooks today. It is a software that can be used to keep track of the financial documents in companies across any industry, and you can be sure that learning to effectively and efficiently use the QuickBooks software will open up doors to new jobs as a professional bookkeeper or allow you to manage the finances of your own small business. You can also use QuickBooks to keep track of your finances at home.
Yes, QuickBooks can be used to keep track of your finances and produce reports of your financial documents. You can also use QuickBooks to do payroll, track PTO, calculate tax payments, create budgets, print invoices and receipts, forecast revenue, and report on the overall profitability of your company. Understanding this valuable software will help you save time in completing financial records, and free you to focus on other important areas like product, sales, or customer service.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a lot of need for bookkeepers, and the job outlook is expected to remain relatively constant through 2026. Understanding how to efficiently use bookkeeping software like QuickBooks will help you as more and more businesses turn to technology to perform basic accounting tasks.
Not exactly. There are five major parts to the accounting process and they include: recording, interpreting, classifying, analyzing, and reporting financial information. Bookkeeping is the first, foundational part of the accounting process — recording financial transactions.
You'll gain the skills you need to create and stick to a budget within this powerful software. You'll learn to record income and expenses including all of your banking transactions. You can even set up reports that will show you where the majority of your money is being spent.