Sage Line 50 Accounts
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Sage Line 50 Accounts

How to use Sage Bookkeeping software (version used in this lecture is v9).
4.1 (11 ratings)
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Created by Lisa Newton
Last updated 9/2015
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Course Goal: By the end of the course you will be able to complete various common functions using Sage
  • 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
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  • You will need access to Sage accounts in order to complete the assignment (any version)

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

You will need to get hold of a copy of Sage yourself. This lecture is based on v7. It's not that dissimilar to today's version. 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 will be using this for their clients
  • Students who are going for jobs where the requirement is working knowledge of Sage Accounts
  • 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
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Curriculum For This Course
43 Lectures
Getting Prepared - Access the software and course materials
2 Lectures 05:07

Download this first.

Print off the course material. Read through each task. Watch the video on how to complete the task, and then have a go at it yourself on the software.

The structure of the course - first things first!
Getting Started
1 Lecture 02:34

Set up the Sage system.

Preview 02:34
Setting Up The System
4 Lectures 08:49

Enter opening balances.

Preview 02:45

Run opening trial balance.

Opening Trial Balance

Reverse journals.

Reverse Opening Balances - accruals and prepayments

Journals - reporting details.

Report Journals
Nominal Ledger
2 Lectures 07:34

Amend the nominal ledger.

Amend the Nominal Ledger

Report on the nominal ledger.

Report listing the nominal ledgers
2 Lectures 05:20

Enter customer details.

Enter customers

Create a customer report.

Reporting Customer Information
2 Lectures 04:26

Enter suppliers.

Entering Suppliers

Create a supplier info report.

Supplier Information Report
Sales Ledger
5 Lectures 25:36

Post customer invoices as a batch.

Enter invoices - part 1 (as a batch)

Post customer invoices to print.

Enter invoices - part 2

Post customer credit notes.

Post Sales Credit Notes

Run a report on customer account activity.

Report showing Customer Activity

Produce aged debtors info.

Aged Debtors
Purchases Ledger
4 Lectures 12:37

Post supplier invoices.

Post Supplier Invoices

Post credit notes to purchase ledger.

Credit Notes Suppliers

Report on supplier account activity.

Supplier Activity Report

Create aged creditors info.

Aged Creditors Information
Sundry Payments
2 Lectures 04:11

Post cheques to the system.

Post Cheques

Create a supplier payments report.

Report showing supplier payments
Sundry Receipts
2 Lectures 04:17

Post receipts from customers.

Receipts from customers

Report on customer receipts.

Report showing customer receipts
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About the Instructor
Lisa Newton
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Entrepreneur, Infopreneur & Serial Author

Lisa Newton BA MSc AAT 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 hosts her own show The Authors Podcast which can be found on the iTunes channel.

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.