QuickBooks Certification

This online, self-study Certification Course is designed for accounting professionals or consultants who have a solid understanding of accounting principles, and already have fundamental knowledge of the QuickBooks software. To take the course, you should be comfortable working with QuickBooks lists, forms, registers, and reports. You should be able to set up a company data file, manage accounts receivable and accounts payable, track sales tax, enter inventory, track time, work with payroll items, and reconcile accounts.If you are new to QuickBooks or do not have this level of familiarity and comfort with QuickBooks, you can go here for additional training options:

The optional Certification Course consists of three sections:

Setting up Clients
Essentials for the Accountant
Recording Transactions

Each section is divided into six to eight modules, and each module contains a range of five to eleven topical lessons. The material in this course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. By the end of the course, you should be able to:

Determine which QuickBooks is the right solution for a client
Set up appropriate items for a client's business
Restrict access to areas of QuickBooks
Exchange data between QuickBooks files and other software programs
Modify reports.
Close accounting periods.
Account for customer deposits, NSF checks, and bad debt.
Set up QuickBooks to track sales tax.
Create 1099 Forms
Adjust inventory in QuickBooks
Set up and use QuickBooks Payroll
Use the time tracking features in QuickBooksd

The Certification Exam

The Certification Exam is an online 3 part exam covering the following sections:

Setting up Clients
Essentials for the Accountant
Recording Transactions