Course Code: q18
Find out how the pros use QuickBooks to simultaneously manage common accounting tasks for multiple companies, set up a QuickBooks Company of your very own, and learn QuickBooks terminology. Then, learn how to take fullest advantage of the chart of accounts to add, edit, and access accounts that you can use to track the value of your business or monitor your income and expenses.
Learn how to use company lists in QuickBooks to gather and organize all of the information you'll need to properly conduct your business. Then, learn how to tell QuickBooks about checks, withdrawals, and transfers between accounts as you get firsthand experience with adding, finding, and editing or voiding all manner of checking and savings account transactions.
Learn to keep an accurate tally of everything your business owns in QuickBooks to help determine the overall worth of your business. Then, learn how to use QuickBooks to make sure you're paying all of your bills on time—not too early, and not too late.
Learn how to get QuickBooks to memorize bills that you find yourself paying over and over again, month after month and learn how to create some useful accounts payable reports. Then, find out how to create an invoice, fill it with invoice items, edit it, print it, and even email it to your customers.
Begin learning about accounts receivable tools available to you in QuickBooks. Explore some useful customer-related reports that can help you keep track of exactly who owes you what. Then, learn what to do if you ever incur a charge on behalf of a customer and wish to be reimbursed for that expense.
Learn how to customize your QuickBooks invoices to give them a more professional look. You'll also learn how to work with two of QuickBooks' more advanced features: inventory tracking and estimating. Finally, you’ll find out how to create, use, and memorize a wide variety of useful reports that can help you locate, organize, sort, total, summarize, and otherwise make sense of all those transactions you've painstakingly entered into QuickBooks.
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.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
A new session of each course opens each month, allowing you to enroll whenever your busy schedule permits.
Once a course session starts, two lessons will be released each week for the six-week duration of your course. You will have access to all previously released lessons until the course ends.
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.
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.
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.