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K2’s QuickBooks for Accountants

Course - K2's QuickBooks for Accountants

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Mastering Business Continuity and Financial Tools: Multi-State Conference
August 20, 2024 | Seminar

Security and QuickBooks Multistate Conference for Accountants and Financial Professionals
December 4, 2024 | Seminar

Major Topics

  • New features in QuickBooks Desktop and Online
  • Enhancing internal controls in QuickBooks-based environments
  • Improving financial and operational reporting when using QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online
  • Best practices for setting up companies

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify appropriate responses to common QuickBooks user issues, such as closing accounting periods, eliminating payables and receivables from cash-basis financial statements, purging old transactions from QuickBooks, voiding checks in prior periods, viewing underlying debit and credit entries, and recommended end-of-period procedures
  2. List new features added to recent versions of QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online and apply these features; additionally, differentiate between the different products in the QuickBooks family
  3. Define appropriate procedures for setting up client data files in QuickBooks, including converting data from other accounting applications, creating data files, using templates, entering beginning balances, establishing user access and security rights and privileges, and establishing preferences
  4. Identify techniques for making reports and analyzing data in QuickBooks, including creating and customizing reports and exporting reports to Excel
  5. Identify situations where QuickBooks Online may be an appropriate solution for a business currently using or considering using QuickBooks

Course Description

The QuickBooks platform is robust with features and capabilities that many users are unaware of or do not know how to utilize effectively. This course helps you get more out of QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online and resolve the issues even experienced QuickBooks users struggle with, such as locking down prior periods. This program starts fast with a chapter covering the top issues accountants face with QuickBooks. Then, the day continues with practical guidance and solutions designed to help accountants get the most out of QuickBooks for themselves or their clients. You will learn about issues like setting up a new company, configuring and customizing QuickBooks preferences, and enabling system security and password protection features. Also, you will learn how to lock down transactions in prior periods, use the audit trail, customize reports, export reports to Excel, and extend QuickBooks’ usefulness with tools such as the Fixed Asset Manager and Loan Manager.

Compliance Information

Intended Audience

Accountants and other business and financial professionals who use or support clients who use QuickBooks or QuickBooks Online

Advanced Preparation

None

Field of Study

Accounting, Computer Software and Applications

Credits

8 Credits

Published Date

November 2, 2022

Course Authors

K2 Enterprises

Hammond, LA
Various Speaker, Company Tagline

K2’s goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. We work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and vendors of technology products. K2 also provides consulting services and advice on technology.

We make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.

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Overview

The QuickBooks platform is robust with features and capabilities that many users are unaware of or do not know how to utilize effectively. This course helps you get more out of QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online and resolve the issues even experienced QuickBooks users struggle with, such as locking down prior periods. This program starts fast with a chapter covering the top issues accountants face with QuickBooks. Then, the day continues with practical guidance and solutions designed to help accountants get the most out of QuickBooks for themselves or their clients. You will learn about issues like setting up a new company, configuring and customizing QuickBooks preferences, and enabling system security and password protection features. Also, you will learn how to lock down transactions in prior periods, use the audit trail, customize reports, export reports to Excel, and extend QuickBooks’ usefulness with tools such as the Fixed Asset Manager and Loan Manager.

Course Details

  • New features in QuickBooks Desktop and Online
  • Enhancing internal controls in QuickBooks-based environments
  • Improving financial and operational reporting when using QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online
  • Best practices for setting up companies

  1. Identify appropriate responses to common QuickBooks user issues, such as closing accounting periods, eliminating payables and receivables from cash-basis financial statements, purging old transactions from QuickBooks, voiding checks in prior periods, viewing underlying debit and credit entries, and recommended end-of-period procedures
  2. List new features added to recent versions of QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online and apply these features; additionally, differentiate between the different products in the QuickBooks family
  3. Define appropriate procedures for setting up client data files in QuickBooks, including converting data from other accounting applications, creating data files, using templates, entering beginning balances, establishing user access and security rights and privileges, and establishing preferences
  4. Identify techniques for making reports and analyzing data in QuickBooks, including creating and customizing reports and exporting reports to Excel
  5. Identify situations where QuickBooks Online may be an appropriate solution for a business currently using or considering using QuickBooks

Intended Audience — Accountants and other business and financial professionals who use or support clients who use QuickBooks or QuickBooks Online

Advanced Preparation — None

Field of Study — Accounting, Computer Software and Applications

Credits — 8 Credits

IRS Program Number

Published Date – November 2, 2022

Revision Date

Course Authors

K2 Enterprises

Hammond, LA
Various Speaker, Company Tagline

K2’s goal is to produce and deliver the highest quality technology seminars and conferences available to business professionals. We work cooperatively with professional organizations (such as state CPA societies and associations of Chartered Accountants) and vendors of technology products. K2 also provides consulting services and advice on technology.

We make every effort to maintain a high level of integrity, family values, and friendship among all involved.

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All of our self-study courses are NASBA approved (through our partners at K2 Enterprises) the revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards).

Your Registration Includes:

  • Course materials (video & PDF version)
  • Unlimited attempts to complete exam
  • Course materials (PDF & Sample Materials)
  • Instant grading & certificate of completion
  • One year access to complete your CPE
  • Completion certificate

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