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Mamut Accounting software

Learn how to use this bookkeeping program to its full potential.
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Created by Lisa Newton
Last updated 8/2016
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
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Mamut Bookkeeping Software

course is about how to use Mamut based on the most popular functions which you as a Mamut systems 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 the Mamut 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 Mamut for yourself.

You will need to have access to Mamut. You can sign up to the Mamut 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.

Who is the target audience?
  • Bookkeepers and Accountants who need to increase their skills set
  • 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
  • Students who are going for jobs where the requirement is working knowledge of Mamut
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What Will I Learn?
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
View Curriculum
  • You will need access to Mamut in order to complete the assignment - but we'll explain how to get a free trial of the software in lecture 2
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 53 Lectures Collapse All 53 Lectures 03:57:57
Getting Prepared - Access the software and course materials
4 Lectures 09:09

Find out the background to your course tutor and the tasks and activities that you'll be shown throughout the course.

Preview 04:37

Download the booklet made by Mamut themselves, plus access the free link to download the software so that you too can complete the tasks.

Preview 02:29

Read the downloaded Mamut Guide to the software, plus you'll be shown how to set up the software.

Preview 01:35

How to install the software onto your laptop.

Preview 00:28
Getting Started
1 Lecture 11:45

What to expect when you first use the Mamut system for the very first time.

Starting the Mamut System for the first time
Setting Up The System
6 Lectures 28:48

How to amend the chart of accounts on Mamut accounting software.

Amending the chart of accounts and navigating the system

We enter opening balances into the system. This is something you have to do if you are starting the system part way through the accounting year, or if transferring from a different accounting system.

Enter opening balances

How to enter a journal within Mamut.

Entering the opening balance - journal

How to produce a trial balance report.

Report opening trial balance

How to reverse an opening balance.

Reverse opening balances - accruals and prepayments

In this lecture, we look at how to produce a report of the journal entries.

Reverse the opening accrual - show a report
Nominal Ledger
2 Lectures 07:57

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to amend the nominal ledger in Mamut.

Preview 06:07

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to print a nominal ledger report from Mamut.

Report listing the nominal ledger
2 Lectures 09:10

We look at how to create and enter New Customers into the system.

Enter customers

We look at how to run a customers report on Mamut.

Customers report
2 Lectures 05:45

We look at how to create and enter New Suppliers into the system.

Create suppliers

We look at how to run a Supplier Details report on Mamut.

Suppliers report
Sales Ledgers
7 Lectures 35:02

We look at how to enter an invoice to a customer into the Mamut system.

Enter sales to customers

In this lecture we post a BATCH of customer invoices.

Post further batch of customer invoices

By the end of this lecture, students will be able to process a pile of invoices very quickly.

Post batch of customer invoices

We look at how to create a customer credit note in Mamut.

Post sales credit notes

We post a batch of customer credit notes to the Debtors Ledger.

Post customer credit notes - batch

We create a report showing the activity on a customers account - like a customer account statement.

Report showing customer activity

In this lecture we show you how to create an aged debtors info report - which is essential for good credit control management.

Report showing Aged Debtors Info
Purchase Ledgers
8 Lectures 46:57

In this lecture add a product which we buy from suppliers.

Post supplier invoices - add product

Post supplier invoices

In this lecture we post a supplier bill to the creditors ledge in Mamut.

Post supplier invoices - batch products

We look at the supplier purchase order and process multiple supplier bills.

Supplier purchase order and invoice batch 1-2

By the end of this lecture students will be able to input a batch of supplier invoices onto the Mamut system.

Supplier purchase order and invoice batch 3-9

In this lecture we show you how to enter a credit note from a supplier.

Enter supplier credit notes

Students will be able to pull up a report showing the activity on a suppliers account.

Report showing supplier activity

After completing this lecture students will know how to create an aged debtors report.

Report showing Aged Creditors Info
Sundry payments
2 Lectures 06:59

In this lecture we enter sundry payments into the Mamut system.

Post sundry payments

In this lecture we show you how to report on the sundry payments in the Mamut system.

Report showing sundry payments
Sundry receipts
2 Lectures 05:12

In this lecture we enter sundry receipts into the Mamut system.

Preview 02:50

In this lecture we show you how to report on the sundry receipts in the Mamut system.

Report showing sundry receipts
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About the Instructor
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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, property management, publishing, hair & beauty as well as finance. She has won various awards in Business including: Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2007, in 2008 Enterprising Business Award, in 2016 BE Mogul Award and has been nominated and shortlisted in numerous others. In 2011 and in 2012 one of her companies won Best Accounting Franchisor Award. In 2015 and 2017 one of her companies won Best Bookkeeping Business London (Accountancy International Awards).

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, How to Franchise Your Business 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, yoga and cosmic ordering.

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