Bookkeeping to Command Senior Bookkeeping Wages

Learn bookkeeping from the basics; right up to advanced bookkeeping functions so you make money!
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Instructed by Pat Selby Business / Finance
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  • Lectures 58
  • Contents Video: 4.5 hours
    Other: 25 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

This course teaches you how to become a Senior Level Bookkeeper so that you will have the skills to command more money from your employer.

Since you go to work every day, you might as well make good money!

You will have access to well over 60 videos (and other formats) that teach you bookkeeping from the basics; right up to preparing financial statements.

I start with why good bookkeeping is essential.

I teach you:

All about debits and credits, how to process accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and journal entries.

How software is mapped.

What an impress petty cash system is.

How to process cash receipts.

How to handle cash collections.

How to process cash disbursements.

How to perform a bank reconciliation.

What a purchase order is.

What an accrual is.

What a reversing entry is.

How to set up the allowance for bad debts.

How to balance reports for sales taxes and corporate taxes.

Understanding and analyzing the trial balance.

The impact that inventory has on the profit and loss statement.

How to perform an inventory count.

How to analyze the cost of sales for a company.

How to prepare your month end balancing files (referred to as month end working paper files).

How to prepare your year end .(referred to as year end working paper files)

How to balance your trial balance to your company's financial statements.

This course will take you over 4 hours to complete and it is structured in a logical sequence; building up your knowledge from the basics to more complex bookkeeping tasks.

You should take this course if you want to make money as a bookkeeper or, as a business owner, you want to understand the financial aspect of your business.

What are the requirements?

  • An internet connection
  • A computer

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Gain employment as a Senior Bookkeeper
  • Understand Senior Level Bookkeeping
  • Understand how to prepare a year end working paper file for accountants
  • Have the skills to gain employment as a Full Charge Bookkeeper

What is the target audience?

  • This bookkeeping course is for everyone looking for a career in bookkeeping and for self employed individuals who want to perform their own bookkeeping or, at least, have a good understanding of bookkeeping for business.

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.

Curriculum

Section 1: Understanding the Bookkeeping Process
01:36

This will give you a good idea about what you will learn in this course!

03:51

This lecture explains how you can relate your Personal Record Keeping to A Company's Bookkeeping!

04:20

Every industry has certain words that are common to that industry, this lecture introduces you to accounting "lingo"

03:00

Why good bookkeeping is essential!

01:49

Organization is key in bookkeeping, this lecture addresses the need to stay organized!

3 questions

Let's Review what you have learned so far!

Section 2: Bookkeeping Basics
02:59

What is a Chart of Accounts?

09:54

The basics of the accounting cycle and procedures

02:50

Understanding what source documents and source journals are.

3 pages

At the end of this lecture, students will understand the difference between fiscal years and calendar years

1 page

This quick lesson gives students a general overview of the flow of information in accounting

00:25

Video describing the flow of information in acccounting

02:39

You MUST Understand the importance of the General Ledger!

02:01

At the end of this session, students will understand how General Ledger Control Accounts work with Sub ledgers

06:36

Introduction to Debits and Credits # 1

05:40

Introduction to Debits and Credits # 2

7 pages

Introduction to Debits and Credits # 3

05:45

At the end of this session, the student will have a basic understanding of the impact that inventory has on the profit and loss statement for a company.

02:34

Introduction to Accruals

07:08

An introduction to reversing accruals

05:11

At the end of this session, students will understand the importance of Cash Collections and how to Recognize When a Customer is in Financial Trouble!

01:14

Why bank statements look backwards to accounting records!

Review of lessons to Lecture # 21
10 questions
Section 3: Processing Entries
03:13

The basics of Petty Cash

06:20

The basics of Cash Receipts

00:52

At the end of this session, students will understand how to handle the investment account.

02:54

An Introduction to setting up Customers!

6 pages

Introduction to Invoicing Customers

04:12

At the end of this session, students will understand the basics of processing accounts payable invoices

03:02

At the end of this lecture, students will have a basic knowledge of issuing credit notes to cusotmers

03:15

At the end of this session, students will understand how to record credit notes from suppliers!

02:32

At the end of this session, students will understand the basics of issuing checks too vendors

00:50

An introduction to Purchase Orders

07:39

At the end of the session, students will understand the basics of recording payroll

01:41

At the end of this session, students will have a basic understanding of general journal entries

10 questions

This review will ensure that you understand how to record transactions!

Section 4: Introduction to Balancing General Ledger Accounts
09:31

At the end of this session, students should have a basic understanding of manual bookkeeping

12:42

At the end of this lecture, students will undertand how to perform a Bank Reconciliation!

4 questions

Review to Lecture # 35

Section 5: Using Software to Process Transcations
01:22

An introduction to the software that I am using in this course!

02:16

At the end of this session, students will understand that Some General Ledger Accounts are permanently set up in the software. This is called software mapping!

01:43

Students will be able to relate control account set ups in their software to the set ups in Jonas

03:54

At the end of this session, students will understand how entering customer invoices into software is affected by the software mapping.

02:16

At the end of this session, students will understand how to enter credit notes in software

03:19

At the end of this session, students will have a basic understanding of entering cash receipts into software

01:02

At the end of this session, students will understand the basics of entering invoices into software

04:08

At the end of this session, students will understand the process of issuing checks in software

03:21

At the end of the session, students will understand how to verify sales tax payable

03:30

At the end of this session, students will understand the basics of paying corporate taxes

07:11

At the end f this session, students should be able to process a payroll in software

10 questions

Review to lecture # 46

Section 6: Advanced Bookkeeping
03:12

After this session, students will understand how to set up an allowance for bad debts

02:29

At the end of this session, students will understand how to handle corporate tax assessments

04:30

At the end of this session, students will understand the purpose of audits and how to relate to auditors

09:07

At the end of this session, students will grasp the effect that this cost has on the organization!

19:14

At the end of this session, students should understand how to record inventories

19:20

At the end of this session, students will begin to understand how to prepare a month end file

05:02

At the end of this video, students should have an understanding of how to analyze General Ledger accounts for accurateness.

09:49

At the end of this video, students should understand how to compare the general ledger to the balance sheet and profit and loss statement and complete a month end!

02:01

At the end of the session, students will understand how a bookkeeper can make more money by have a good year end file prepared!

18:04

More information on preparing a year end file.

8 pages

This excercise will help students learn how to record transactions and how the trial balance is split between the balance sheet and the profit and loss statement.

02:15

This concludes the course!

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Instructor Biography

Pat Selby, Accountant

I have over 25 years experience in bookkeeping/accounting. I started my career in accounting as a payroll clerk, then added accounts payable to my repertoire, carried on to a bookkeeper role and moved my way up to controller positions.

I have worked in many different industries; such as construction,hotels,restaurants,
manufacturing, import/export, public accounting and software.

I have integrated a 20 million company into a 50 million dollar company; which required teaching the accounting staff how to utilize a very complicated software system.

I have traveled extensively across North America; teaching employees of numerous different organizations how to use a fully integrated accounting software system.

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