Xero Bookkeeping Course & Certification by Accounting Firm
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Xero Bookkeeping Course & Certification by Accounting Firm

How to use Xero accounting software
3.8 (4 ratings)
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Last updated 6/2017
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Receive a practical knowledge and use cloud accounting system
  • Join Linkedin Members group
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12.6.17 Updated Study step-by-step study guide

             Updated video tutorials with pointer for easier attention and navigation

             Added quiz exercises after each chapter

             Added  FREE optional inclusion for weekly emails with tips

             Addewd FREE certification by accounting practice based in London


This course contains learning videos on how to use Xero accouting software.

You will lean about :

- Dashboard, how to use and navigate

- Chart of Accounts, how to edit, delete, create new nominal codes. What are they?

- Contacts , how to create a new contact for a buyer / supplier

-Sales, how to raise a quote and sales invoice

-Purchases, how to raise a bill and purchase order. What is the difference?

-Fixed assets, how to add new fixed asset. What is depreciation and how to calculate.

- Inventory, how to track inventory and why to use tracked inventory.

-Expense claims, how to raise a claim for reimbursement;

-Bank, how to add a new bank and connect, how to add petty cash bank

-Bank reconciliation


So as you see it covers all main sections that deal with bookkeeping.

Who is the target audience?
  • You are a business owner
  • Your are accounting degree or course student
  • You need to learn Xero at work
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
1 Lecture 01:34

I am certified partner for both Quickbooks and Xero  and have created this  course for you to learn how to use Xero accounting software.

Xero is a one of the leading accounting cloud products available and is increasingly popular with its great features. As you know, the latest trend in the accounting world is moving digital and Xero represents a perfect blend of all any business needs to use for bookkeeping, vat or payroll.

Preview 01:34
Xero Online course
12 Lectures 01:29:01

Dashboard settings. In this video you will learn about navigation around Xero dashboard and how to change settings for your business.

Preview 06:02

3 questions

Chart of Accounts already exists on the accounting software for any new  business. However, if you need to create a new, relevant and not yet used nominal code - go to Chart of Accounts and new code or edit to correct / reuse code. 

Avoid creating too many codes unnecessarily as this will affect your reports. 

Preview 08:30

Try Chart of accounts quiz

Chart of Accounts
3 questions

Step by step guide explains in details how to process sales, purchases, expenses; how to reconcile bank and add accounts; how to run reports. 

You can download and follow straightforward coursebook.

Do not forget to sign up for free regular tips and advice on bookkeeping to assist you with completing Xero online course.

Grab your Free Step by Step guide and Tips

Contacts information is important as firstly it is required by HRMC to add it on the invoices, secondly if you use the same supplier or customer information due date will be automatically added.
Contact form is straightforward and is the same for both customers and suppliers.
See an example below. You will add information, that can be extracted either from a contract or from supplier’s invoices, and if some data is not available- skip to the next line.

Sales - Contact

Try sales contact quiz.

Sales Contact
3 questions

In this video you will learn how to add new sales invoices.

Sales - How to raise invoices

Try quiz how well you understand about sales

3 questions

After watching a video, go to xero and use your login details provided. Then enter a sample of purchase orders -see attached, on the system under Purchases, add new.

Purchase Orders - How to enter invoice from supplier

Answer a few questions about using purchase orders on Xero

Purchase order
3 questions

Use xero software and login details provided to enter each receipt under Expenses section.

Expenses - How to enter receipts

See how well you remember about entering a new expense

Expenses Quiz
3 questions

Learn how to add a bank and how to reconcile bank.

Bank Reconciliation part 1

Learn how to add a bank and how to reconcile bank.

Bank Reconciliation part 2

Answer a few questions on bank and reconciliation process.

Bank Quiz
3 questions

Fixed assets.

Learn about depreciation and most commonly used methods.

Learn how to add a fixed assets on Xero and maintain register.

Fixed Assets

Check some quesitons about fixed assets

Fixed Assets Quiz
3 questions

Learn how to add and manage inventory.


Check out inventory quiz

Inventory Quiz
3 questions

Learn about financial reporting.

Final : Financial Reporting

Test Xero knowledge
10 questions
Additional Content
2 Lectures 23:22

Value added tax is quite a complex subject.

For this practice, assume that we are standard VAT registered business and trade only within UK.

If business is not VAT registered we will use zero rated VAT rate, unless specified other rate.

Always refer to the invoice to check for the VAT amount, net  and gross totals.

Sales - Value added tax

Learn how to run and how to submit vat report.

Value Added Tax part 2 How to run and submit VAT on Xero
About the Instructor
Maria van der Plaat
3.8 Average rating
4 Reviews
14 Students
1 Course

Accounting Practice Manager - Rosenberg Chartered Certified Accountants with over 15 years working in accounting for both private and public sectors in the UK. 

Advanced Certification Quickbooks and Xero.

Masters in Finance and Accounting, Westminster 2.1

MBA, Lincoln distinction 

I am passionate about providing training courses in the accounting industry as well as IT. Currently working on creating an app and accounting software with a release in 2017, and taking a lead managing role in the Online course provided by our practice.