Skip to main content

Workforce Training & Continuing Education

professional-bookkeeping-with-quickbooks.jpg

PROFESSIONAL BOOKKEEPING WITH QUICKBOOKS

Regardless of the industry, all businesses can benefit from using QuickBooks to organize their finances, stay on top of invoices, pay bills on time and track expenses efficiently. This 100% online course will teach you how to use QuickBooks Online for basic accounting, recording income and expenses, and entering checks and bank transfers. Once you complete this course, you will understand how to get your finances in order and be prepared for the QuickBooks Certified User Exam.

 

Job Outlook for BOOKKEEPERS
  • According to PayScale.com, bookkeepers earn on average $17.37 per hour. Experienced bookkeepers can earn over $56,000 annually.
  • According to CareerBuilder.com, bookkeeping is a highly transferable skill set for accounting professionals who want to advance into financial analysis or management roles.
  • Technology is highly relevant to the bookkeeper's role. Mastering QuickBooks Online is the key to matching bookkeeping skills with expanding requirements for analysis, visual data presentation and reporting that provides value-added to the traditional bookkeeper's duties.
Course Objectives
  • Prepare to sit for the QuickBooks Certified User Exam (QBCU).
  • Successfully set up a company file in QuickBooks Online.
  • Perform fundamental analysis of accounts, financial documents, and reports.
  • Perform essential bookkeeping duties and tasks.
  • Apply basic accounting principles (accrual method, depreciation, and so on) to bookkeeping practices.
  • Understand fundamental accounting concepts and how QuickBooks works to support these concepts.
Prerequisites and Requirements

There are no educational prerequisites for this course.  A one-year student version of QuickBooks Online is available for download once the course becomes active.

 

Curriculum

  1. Introduction to Bookkeeping
  2. Accounting Basics
  3. Getting Started with QuickBooks Online
  4. The Chart of Accounts
  5. Centers and Lists
  6. Bank Accounts
  7. Recording Expenses and Paying Bills
  8. Credit Cards and Loans
  9. Sales Receipts
  10. Invoices, Estimates, and Customizing Sales Forms
  11. Billable Expenses and Customer Credits
  12. Sales Taxes and Reports
  13. MIDTERM
  14. Product and Service Items
  15. Managing Inventory
  16. Managing Projects and Sales
  17. Progress Invoicing, Late Fees, and Bad Debts
  18. Payroll
  19. Fixed Assets and Loans
  20. Business Entities and Owner Transactions
  21. Banking Rules, Receipts, and Budgets
  22. Adjusting and Reviewing the Books
  23. Starting a Bookkeeping Business
  24. Your Career Roadmap: The Job Search and Future Opportunities (optional)
  25. Communication and Organization (optional)
  26. FINAL 
faqs

WHAT DOES THE BOOKKEEPER ROLE INVOLVE?

Bookkeepers serve on the front lines of a person, company or organization's financial health. Strong bookkeepers set up, deploy and manage systems that record the flow of funds into and out of an entity's coffers. Using reporting tools and systems, bookkeepers help individuals and operational managers stay aware of and improve an entity's financial status and performance.

 

WHY DO BOOKKEEPERS NEED QUICKBOOKS?

QuickBooks® has replaced the manual entry functions of traditional bookkeeping. However, the organization, reporting and use of financial data still rely heavily on human input and processing. Knowing how to automate your bookkeeping practice with QuickBooks is an important aspect to staying competitive in today’s job market.
 

DO COMPANIES WANT BOOKKEEPERS WHO ALREADY KNOW QUICKBOOKS?

Yes, if you're an expert in the latest version of QuickBooks, you can walk into any small business and immediately organize their finances. QuickBooks is the top-rated accounting software for small businesses, you likely know a company that already uses it.
Additional Course Information
100% online, completely self-paced with no meeting times and access to your course 24/7/365. Open entry--you can start as soon as your tuition is paid in full.
Contact with your instructor is via email and a student advisor is assigned to each student.
Financial Assistance in the form of a low interest student loan is available. Please contact Program Coordinator for more information.
If you are unemployed or under-employed, you might be able to obtain training assistance from Utah Department of Workforce Services. Begin your application.
Instructors

Wade Lindenberger

Wade Lindenberger is a CPA with over 20 years of financial accounting and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently Director of Finance and Administration for New Children's Museum and an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Business. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers' Advisory Board.

Helene K. Liatsos

Helene K. Liatsos is business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. Her company Home Office Management Experts was awarded the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Similar courses

Certified Bookkeeper
Certified Bookkeeper with Microsoft Excel
Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks Online + Payroll Practice and ManagementExecutive Assistant with Microsoft Office Specialist 2019, exam voucher included

Not what you’re looking for?

Explore our entire Advanced Career Training online course catalog

 

quickbooks logo