Mamut Accounting software

Learn how to use this bookkeeping program to its full potential.
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  • Lectures 53
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • 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

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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
  • 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

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

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


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


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


How to install the software onto your laptop.

Section 2: Getting Started

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

Section 3: Setting Up The System

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


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.


How to enter a journal within Mamut.


How to produce a trial balance report.


How to reverse an opening balance.


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

Section 4: Nominal Ledger

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


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

Section 5: Customers

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


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

Section 6: Suppliers

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


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

Section 7: Sales Ledgers

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


In this lecture we post a BATCH of customer invoices.


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


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


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


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


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

Section 8: Purchase Ledgers

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

Post supplier invoices

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


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


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


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


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


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

Section 9: Sundry payments

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


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

Section 10: Sundry receipts

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


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

Section 11: Petty Cash

In this lecture we show you how to enter petty cash transactions into the Mamut system.


In this lecture we show you how to report on the petty cash transactions in the Mamut system.


By the end of this lecture, students will be able to post petty cash payments to the ledger.


By the end of this lecture, students will know how to run a report on cash payments.


In this lecture, we focus on the petty cash account and how to spot and make amendments to previous entries on the system.


In this lecture we show you how to amend an incorrect entry on the system.


Students will be able to post sundry payments onto Mamut.

Section 12: VAT - Value Added Tax

By the end of this lecture, students will be able to run a VAT Return report on Mamut.

Section 13: Bank Reconciliation

By the end of this lecture, students will be able to run a bank reconciliation report on Mamut.


In this lecture we show you how to run a report on the items that were not reconciled on the Mamut system, but none-the-less are still on the system.

Section 14: Payroll / Wages

Students will know how to enter a wages journal into the Mamut system.


Students will learn how to run a report on the journal entered.

Section 15: Reports

By the end of this lecture students will know how to run a Profit and Loss account on Mamut.


This lecture explains how to run a Balance Sheet report.


This lecture explains how to run a Trial Balance report.

Section 16: Conclusion

This lecture concludes the tasks which you've been asked to complete.


This lecture recaps what we've covered on the course, and it explains the mechanics of double entry bookkeeping of what is actually going on behind the scenes.And concludes with where to go from here - the other course options on offer.

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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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