Accountz Accounting software

Learn how to use Accountz accounting software to perform common essential bookkeeping tasks.
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  • Lectures 52
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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Published 8/2016 English

Course Description

ACCOUNTZ - Online Computerised Accounts

course is about how to use ACCOUNTZ based on the most popular functions which you as an ACCOUNTZ operator needs to know how to use, in order to be proficient in using the software.

The learning is structured in a practical way. You are given a practical scenario assignment. There are various tasks to complete. You are given the task to do and have a go at, and then the video answer is available. It is suggested that you:

  1. Read the task
  2. Watch the video
  3. Have a go at it yourself on your own system
  4. Rewatch the video (if necessary) - to reinforce the learning

You'll learn how to set up a ACCOUNTZ accounting system from scratch, how to enter opening balances, post customer invoices and credit notes, post supplier bills and credit notes, pay suppliers, petty cash, prepare a VAT return, reconcile the bank, post journals, run reports amongst over things.

This is a useful course if:

  • You are thinking of working with the software,
  • You are going for jobs which have a requirement for you to be able to use this software
  • You want to put this skill on your CV, or
  • You are a bookkeeper or accountant and will be using this for clients or even
  • You run your own business and want to know how to use ACCOUNTZ for yourself.

You will need to have access to ACCOUNTZ . You can sign up to the ACCOUNTZ site to get a free trial. We give you the link in lecture one and show you how to do this. The instructor is usually online to answer student queries for 2 hours each day.

The course materials includes the handout of the assignment task.

Successful completion of the course is the equivalent to being at the level of having a level 2 certificate in computerised accounts.

The course will take about 3-4 hours to complete.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need access to Acccountz in order to complete the assignment - we'll give you the link to a free software trial in lesson 1

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course you will be able to complete various common functions using Accountz
  • In this course, you will learn how to:
  • Enter the opening balances
  • Amend the nominal ledger
  • Add new customer and supplier details
  • Post customer invoices and credit notes to the sales ledger
  • Post supplier invoices and credit notes to the purchase ledger
  • Enter the supplier cheques and record the customer receipts
  • Post Petty Cash transactions
  • Prepare the VAT return
  • Reconcile the bank
  • Post the wages journal
  • Post adjustments to the accounts and produce month-end reports

Who is the target audience?

  • Bookkeepers and Accountants who need to increase their skills set
  • Students who are going for jobs where the requirement is working knowledge of Accountz
  • Those who have studied accounting, but want practical knowledge of how to use a popular accounting software which will help them find employment
  • Previous knowledge of accounting is not presumed or required

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Prepared - Access the software and course materials
Introduction to the course and your tutor
The best way to take the course
Get your FREE Trial of Accountz
Accountz free trial - sign up - download and install
Section 2: Getting Started
Opening Accountz for the first time
Familiarise yourself with the system
Section 3: Setting Up The System
Amending the chart of accounts
Configure the VAT settings
Enter the opening trial balance
Enter the opening balances via the set up
Opening Trial Balance as at 1 June
Accountz trial balance report
Reverse accruals and prepayments
Reverse the opening accrual - show a report
Section 4: Nominal Ledger
Amend the nominal ledger
Report listing the nominal ledgers
Section 5: Customers
Enter customers
Customer report
Section 6: Suppliers
Enter suppliers
Create suppliers report list
Section 7: Sales Ledgers
Enter invoices to customers
Adding products and creating invoice 1001
Posting invoices 1002 to 1008
Post sales credit notes
Report showing customer activity
Section 8: Purchases Ledgers
Post supplier invoices
Post purchase invoices 3 onwards
Credit Notes suppliers
Supplier account activity report
Section 9: Sundry Payments
Post cheques
Reports showing supplier payments
Section 10: Sundry Receipts
Receipts from customers
Report showing customer receipts
Section 11: Petty Cash
Post petty cash transactions
Post petty cash - report
Post cash payments to ledgers
Checking the petty cash is correct
Voucher number 24 to 32
Report on cash payments
Post sundry payments
Report bank payments
Section 12: VAT - Value Added Tax
VAT Return
Paying the VAT
Section 13: Bank Reconciliation
Reconcile the bank
Section 14: Payroll / Wages
Post the wages journal
Post the wages journal - part 2
Wages journal report
Month end adjustment journals
Section 15: Reports
Run a report on the PnL and Balance Sheet and Trial Balance
Correcting the Council Tax
Section 16: Conclusion
Recap of what we've just covered and how it all fits together manually
Next steps and other courses which may be of interest

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Instructor Biography

Lisa Newton, Entrepreneur & Serial Author

Lisa Newton BA MSc FMAAT has a masters degree in Investment Management and a first class honours degree in Accounting with Marketing. She formed her first company in 2004 with £150 in the same month of graduating from City University, London UK. Lisa has never had a full time 9 to 5 job in her life. She's a serial entrepreneur and author who holds directorships in various industries including telecoms, software, hair & beauty as well as finance. She has won various awards in Business including: Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2007 and in 2008 Enterprising Business Award and has been nominated and shortlisted in numerous others. In 2011 and in 2012 one of her companies won Best Accounting Franchisor Award.

Lisa's books include: How to write a book in two weeks, Constant Cashflow, Make the most of your money, How to start your own bookkeeping business, Cosmic ordering with Vision Boards and Quickbooks Online The Handbook. Some of the books are in audio-format on itunes and audible.

Lisa supports the charity The MS Society. A speaker, coach, consultant and an avid networker, Lisa enjoys meeting people and working on projects with like-minded individuals.

In her spare time, Lisa likes traveling, dancing salsa, writing books, learning languages, meditation and cosmic ordering.

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