Ultimate Accountant’s Bundle

Ultimate Accountant’s Bundle

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Want to be the business and QuickBooks expert your clients need? Want to learn QuickBooks and Payroll integration from “A to Z”? Then this bundle is for you.

This bundle includes:
  • Mastering QB for Accountants 1
  • Mastering QB for Accountants 2
  • Accounting Basics
  • Mastering QuickBooks Payroll
  • Includes 4 learning manuals.
  • Eligible for Certification!

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  • Mastering QB for Accountants 1
  • Mastering QB for Accountants 2
  • Accounting Basics
  • Mastering QuickBooks Payroll

Become the Ultimate QuickBooks Pro and Premier Expert.

Master QuickBooks, explain accounting principles, and use the Payroll features that are essential to help your clients get the most from their QuickBooks data.

You can finish in a month, a year, or just watch the 3 minute topic you need when you need it.

Eligible for Certification!

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Mastering QB for Accountants 1

  1. Getting Started
    • Setting up your client�s data files
    • Moving around QuickBooks...EFFICIENTLY
  2. Everyday Client Transactions
    • Selling: invoices, sales receipts, payments, deposits, credit memos, statement charges, linking to 3rd party software, and customer statements
    • Buying: bills, bill payments, checks, bills vs. checks, and credit memos
    • Inventory: purchase orders, receiving items, adjusting inventory
    • Sales Taxes: setting up, adjusting, paying, and reporting sales taxes
    • Banking: reconciling bank accounts and locating discrepancies
  3. Special Transactions
    • Giving and receiving refunds
    • Voiding vs. deleting a check
    • Applying credit memos
  4. Tips & Tricks
    • Special "Window" tricks
    • Cleaning up lists (delete, hide and merge)
    • Sorting and customizing lists
    • "Collapsing" financial statements
    • Preparing P&L by month, or as a percent of income
  5. Financial Statements
    • Really understanding the QuickBooks financial statements
    • Setting up the chart of accounts
    • Changing/fixing the chart of accounts
    • Applying Cash vs. Accrual accounting in QuickBooks
    • Using general journal entries
    • Entering reversing journal entries
    • Creating and using subaccounts
    • Using the Company Snapshot
  6. Special Features for Accountants & Bookkeepers
    • Supporting and understanding the different versions of QuickBooks
    • Introduction to the Accountants version of QuickBooks
    • Using the toggle feature to simulate your client�s QuickBooks
    • QuickBooks journal entries�understand the unique quirks
    • Modifying your client�s chart of accounts
    • Creating customized financial statements using the Intuit Statement Writer
    • Combining your client�s financial statements
    • Using the working trial balance feature
  7. Payroll
    • Setting up your client�s payroll
    • Entering year-to-date payroll information
    • Setting up employees
    • Creating payroll items
    • Tracking and invoicing time
    • Processing paychecks
    • Modifying paychecks
    • Making tax deposits
    • Preparing tax forms
    • Summarizing payroll data in Excel
  8. Working with Reports
    • Adding, deleting, resizing, and reordering columns
    • Filtering and formatting reports
    • Saving reports and creating memorized report groups
  9. Advanced Features
    • Using petty cash
    • Setting up your client�s multi-user QuickBooks
    • Password protecting QuickBooks
    • Updating your clients QuickBooks
    • Working with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
    • Closing the client�s books
    • Finding transactions FAST and other time saving features
    • Working with the Accountant's Copy feature
    • Protecting your client�s QuickBooks data
  10. Tips & Tricks
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Tailoring company preferences
    • Creating custom invoices and other forms
    • Adding logos and custom fields to forms
  11. Tricky Transactions
    • Using online banking
    • Handling bounced checks...easily
    • Entering customer down payments/deposits
    • Setting up automatic transactions (memorizing transactions)
    • Using credit cards
  12. Special Features for Accountants & Bookkeepers
    • Finding (and stopping) changes to client financial statements
    • Using the Employee Organizer: Adding employees, tracking raises & promotions, entering leaves of absence, and terminating employees
    • Running reports from the employee organizer
    • Using the Employee regulations guide
    • Multi-user QuickBooks in Enterprise Solutions: Assigning the administrator, creating roles, setting access levels, and adding new users
    • Working with the audit trail in Enterprise Solutions

Mastering QB for Accountants 2

  1. Customizing QuickBooks (make QuickBooks REALLY work for your client!)
    • Modifying important preferences
    • Customizing your client�s home page
    • Modifying the iconbar
    • Creating and using custom fields
    • Using account numbers
    • Using classes (for departments, locations, etc.)
  2. Sales Transactions, Tricks, and Workarounds
    • Setting up price levels
    • Sales orders/backorders
    • Batch invoicing
    • Invoicing for billable costs
    • Complex sales tax situations
    • Creating and using estimates
    • Progress invoicing
    • Finding and fixing typical errors in accounts receivable
    • 2 methods for handling customer deposits
    • Managing collections
    • Writing off bad debts
    • Customer under- and over-payments
    • Transferring customer credits
    • Working with multiple accounts receivable accounts
    • Entering retail sales
  3. Purchase Transactions, Tricks, and Workarounds
    • Purchasing and accounting for fixed assets
    • Entering company loans with the Loan Manager
    • Lines of credit
    • Typical bill payment errors
    • Preparing 1099�s at year-end
    • Employee and owner purchases
    • Prepaid expenses
    • Vendor deposits
    • Vendor refunds
    • Barter transactions
    • Voiding prior period checks
    • Using the cash flow projection tool
  4. Items & Inventory
    • Expenses vs. Items�which does your client use?
    • Inventory limitations
    • Inventory adjustments
    • Creating group items
    • Working with inventory assemblies
    • Units of measure
  5. Advanced Tricks
    • When should you start over with a new file?
    • The limitations of QuickBooks
    • Handling bank reconciliation errors
    • Use multiple currencies
    • Fixing errors in all areas of QuickBooks... there are so many we can't list them all!
  6. Completing Set Up
    • Completing setup: opening balances, completing lists, special accounts, opening balance equity, and payroll setup
    • 2 methods for entering transaction history
    • Checking the setup�is it right?
  7. Payroll Transactions, Tricks, and Workarounds
    • Correcting the setup of payroll items
    • Adding difficult payroll items
    • Using payroll effectively for job costing
    • Voiding/Reprinting paychecks
    • Special payroll deductions and payments
    • Preparing and adjusting W-2s
    • Employee loans
    • Setting up and tracking workers compensation insurance
    • Net to Gross paycheck calculations
  8. Mastering QuickBooks Reporting
    • Advanced report customization
    • Report types in QuickBooks�what you really need to know!
    • Importing and exporting reports
    • Using special fields to improve reports
    • Troubleshooting reports filters
    • Memorizing reports and creating report groups
    • Adding reports to the iconbar
    • Powerful techniques for modifying reports in Excel
    • Custom summary and transaction reports
    • Graphing QuickBooks data in Excel
    • Budgets and forecasts
    • Combining financial statements
    • Extending the QuickBooks database
    • Using advanced fields for reports (customer type, vendor type, job type, custom fields, and more)
  9. Unlocking the Power of QuickBooks
    • Deleting and archiving old transactions in your client�s file
    • Remote access (to access your company file through the internet)
    • Automating backups
    • Tricks to make QuickBooks run faster and more efficiently
    • Corrupt data files�how, why, and what to do
    • Verifying and rebuilding company files
  10. Importing and Exporting
    • Exchanging data between QuickBooks files
    • Importing and exporting lists
    • Importing and exporting customized forms
    • Using reports with multiple company files
    • Exchanging data between QuickBooks and other programs
    • Working with integrated applications
    • Using special Excel import feature
  11. Working with Clients
    • Common client mistakes and their fixes
    • Closing the books
    • Getting information to and from your client
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    • Finding changes made to closed periods
    • Understanding and using retained earnings
    • Discovering quirks of QuickBooks journal entries
    • Using reversing journal entries
    • Understanding year-end procedures
    • Using the Audit Trail and other reports to find errors
    • Cash basis financial statements (what is QuickBooks doing?)
    • Special reports you�ll need as the accountant
    • What you REALLY need to know to become an advanced user!
    • Little known power features in all areas of QuickBooks
  12. More Features for Accountants
    • Correcting common mistakes with undeposited funds
    • Changing account types to correct client financial statements
    • Using the Client Data Review feature to review a client�s file
    • Converting your clients from Quicken
    • Using the Fixed Asset Manager: Setting up for a new client, adding assets, and calculating depreciation

Mastering Accounting Basics

  1. Accounting Basics
    • Definition of Accounting from a small business perspective
    • Explanation of why you need accounting
    • Financial statements�what are they?
    • What is an account?
    • Double entry accounting and how it applies to QuickBooks
    • Debits and credits�the essence of accounting
  2. Accounting Principles
    • Intro to accounting principles�the foundation of accounting
    • Reporting principle
    • Reliability principle
    • Comparability principle
    • Cost principle
    • Revenue principle
    • Matching principle
    • Applying the principles
  3. Accounting Basics in QuickBooks
    • The balance sheet and profit & loss statement
    • Working with account types
    • Setting up the chart of accounts
    • Management reporting vs. financial reporting
    • Working with subaccounts
    • Techniques to review account detail
    • Understanding debits/credits in common QuickBooks transactions (checks, invoices, payments, deposits, bills, bill payments, and journal entries)
  4. Reviewing Numbers for Accuracy
    • Basic review techniques
    • Using QuickZoom as an investigative tool
    • Reconciling accounts to external documentation
    • Verifying numbers on key reports
    • Checking balances for accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory
  5. Analyzing and Interpreting Data
    • Basic financial interpretations
    • Analyzing business trends
    • Interpreting variable expenses
    • Understanding and using key financial ratios (current ratio, return on equity, gross profit margin, and net profit margin)
  6. The Accounting Cycle (who does what and when?)
    • What is the accounting cycle and why is it important?
    • Daily accounting tasks
    • Weekly accounting tasks
    • Pay period accounting tasks
    • Monthly accounting tasks
    • Quarterly accounting tasks
    • Annual accounting tasks
    • Key tasks within each cycle demonstrated in QuickBooks
    • Closing the books
    • Restricting access to closed periods
  7. Working with Your Accountant
    • Speaking the same language as your accountant!
    • Creating a client/accountant agreement
    • Methods for getting information to your accountant
    • Accountants Copy Process
    • Special reports for your accountant (journal report, general ledger, transaction entry journal, and trial balance)
  8. More Accounting
    • Using account numbers
    • Setting up classes to segment financial statements
    • Budgeting and planning in QuickBooks
    • Cash vs. accrual accounting
    • Understanding and using retained earnings
    • Year-end closing entries
    • Finding prior year changes
  9. Also Includes These Valuable Resources:
    • A glossary of accounting terms so you can finally understand your accountant!
    • A QuickBooks keyboard shortcuts list - to save time
    • A summary of account types and which financial statements they flow to
    • A Debits and Credits "Cheat Sheet" - no need to memorize how they work!
    • A list of financial ratios and how they are calculated
    • A sample tax calendar so you know when various tax forms and payments are due
    • A list of record-keeping requirements (as suggested by IRS)
    • A periodic activities checklist (so important accounting tasks are not overlooked)
    • A year-end closing checklist
    • A step-by-step summary of the techniques used to exchange data with your accountant
    • Help creating a client/accountant agreement, and assigning responsibilities
    • A backup log you can use to schedule and monitor timely backups

Mastering QuickBooks Payroll

  1. Payroll...before you begin
    • The top ten payroll mistakes YOU MUST avoid
    • Know your payroll risks and responsibilities.
    • Standard forms for new employees
    • Contractors vs. employees (when to use each)
  2. Set Up
    • Information you MUST have to get started
    • Using the Payroll Setup wizard
    • Setting up employees
    • Adding compensation types (hourly, salary, bonus, etc)
    • Setting up employee benefits (insurance, reimbursements, etc)
    • Adding retirement benefits like 401 (K) plans
    • Adding PTO (sick & vacation time)
    • Setting up federal taxes (Income tax, FICA, etc)
    • Setting up the right taxes for your state
    • Reviewing your payroll set up
    • Entering payroll history
    • Customizing payroll
    • Creating payroll schedules
    • Understanding and adding payroll items
    • Creating unique and special payroll items
  3. Running Payroll
    • Entering employee time
    • Running employee productivity reports
    • Preparing employee paychecks
    • Printing & modifying paychecks
    • Printing employee paystubs
    • Running payroll reports
    • Exporting payroll data to Microsoft Excel
  4. Taxes & Tax Forms
    • Making tax deposits
    • Paying other payroll liabilities
    • Using E-file to pay taxes electronically
    • Correcting & adjusting payroll liabilities
    • Preparing & filing your quarterly & annual tax returns (federal and state)
  5. Special Transactions
    • Entering "net to gross" paychecks
    • Running unscheduled & termination paychecks
    • Handling unexpected changes during the year
    • Voiding paychecks
    • Tracking & paying employee commissions
    • Custom liability payments
    • Depositing tax refunds
  6. Advanced Transactions
    • Handling expenses like insurance where company & employee each pay a share
    • Mapping payroll items to get meaningful financial statements
    • Job costing payroll
    • Tracking employee loans
    • Handling wage garnishments
    • Paycheck issues
    • Tracking payroll by "class"

This bundle is perfectly suited for:

  • Bookkeepers
  • Accountants
  • QuickBooks Consultants
  • Users who want to master QuickBooks Payroll
  • Users who want to learn about the powerful integration between Word and QB
  • People who want to integrate Excel with QuickBooks



Do I need a CD or DVD player?

Yes! The course is available on either CD or DVD. If your computer has a DVD drive, we recommend the DVD version (most do). The content is identical whether your order the CD or DVD.

Do I need speakers or headphones?

This is not a "text based" course. You'll need speakers or headphones to listen to the training. 

Do you offer a money back guarantee on your CD/DVD training?

Absolutely! If you are not completely satisfied with the training, return it to us within 30 days from the shipping date, and you will receive a full refund (minus shipping and handling charges). We stand behind our products. No hassle. No question.

Does the course play on a regular DVD player (like with a television)?

No. You’ll need a PC with a CD or DVD player.

Does your training cover the most current version of QuickBooks?

Yes! We always teach the most current version. Don’t worry if you have an older version. Older versions work basically the same way and you’ll learn new and improved features!

Are the training courses hands-on?

Yes. If you have QuickBooks installed on your computer, you can pause the class and switch to QuickBooks to practice hands-on.

You offer products on CD and DVD. Which one should I choose?

The courses are identical whether you choose CD or DVD. The choice depends upon whether your computer has a DVD drive (most computers sold these days have a DVD drive). If your computer has a DVD drive, select the DVD version. The full course will fit on one DVD. If your computer has only a CD drive, choose the CD version. This means you'll need to switch CD's as you progress through the course.

Are the training courses easy to install?

Yes. Just place the CD or DVD into your computer's drive and the training software does the rest!

Do I need QuickBooks software on my computer to view the training?

No. Our special training interface installs all the software you need on any computer.

Can I put this training on my network or hard drive instead of using a DVD or CD?

This is not currently an option.

Can I copy the training for other persons in the office?

The training is copyrighted and it is illegal to make copies. You may purchase additional discounted copies by calling our office at 800-564-2688.

I have a Mac. Can I use your QuickBooks training courses?

Most of our QuickBooks training courses run on the PC. However, we do have one course that runs on the Mac titled Learning QuickBooks Mac.

Do you offer discounts on the CD/DVD classes?

Yes. If you register for a live class, you receive discounts on the CD/DVD classes. Just call 800-564-2688 and ask a training advisor about your discount. Click here to learn about live training.

I just placed an order for a CD/DVD class. When will I receive the discs?

You will receive your training in 5 to 7 business days. If you need it more quickly, please call our office at 800-546-2688.

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