This training program combines a two course training track:Professional Bookkeeping QuickBooks ProThis Professional Bookkeeping program will show you the essentials of record keeping for a small business and will show why it's necessary to track information. The course will give you a greater understanding of the purpose and process of record keeping. Professional Bookkeeping teaches you how to sort through the masses of information and paperwork, how to record what is important for a business, and how to use that information to grow a business for success. This course helps prepare you to take the NACPB Bookkeeping Certification exam. Also QuickBooks shows you how to use this popular business finance program to gain a clear view of your finances and keep your business in the black. Students will learn how to use QuickBooks 2013 is a simpler interface to help manage a business, track company finances, and generate required reports.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Define the basics of beginning, intermediate, and advanced bookkeeping
Identify the steps involved in starting a bookkeeping business
Define methods for recruiting and maintaining clients
Distinguish between bookkeeping and accounting
Identify methods for tax planning and minimizing taxes
Identify the basics for getting started with QuickBooks
Define the steps for completing daily entry tasks
Identify the steps to print checks, process taxes, and process payroll
Identify the steps for creating and printing reports, file management, and backing up information
Comprehend the role of the business owner related to QuickBooks
NOTE: This course does NOT include the QuickBooks program itself. Students will need to have QuickBooks 2013 already installed on their computers.
Employment of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks is expected to grow 14 percent from 2010 to 2020, as fast as the average for all occupations. Job growth for these workers is largely driven by overall economic growth. As the number of organizations increases, more bookkeepers will be needed to keep these organizations' books. In addition, in response to the recent financial crisis, investors will pay increased attention to the accuracy of corporate books. Stricter regulation in the financial sector will create demand for accounting services, creating opportunities for accounting clerks.?
What are my payment options?
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What is difference between a certificate and a certification?
By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.
Does this course translate in to college credit?
Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.
How long do access to my complete my course?
Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.
When are the course start dates?
The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.
Is the Certification exam included in the course?
The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.
Upon successful completion of our Professional Bookkeeping course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position as a bookkeeper in an office setting and will be prepared to sit for the NACPB national certification exam. NACPB's Bookkeeper Certification assures employers you have bookkeeping knowledge and skill. You obtain the Certification by passing the Uniform Bookkeeper Certification Examination.
Windows 7, XP or Vista; 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users
Mac OS X or higher (in classic mode); 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Apple Safari
iPad – iOS 5.1 (or latest)
We recommend setting your screen resolution to 1024 x 768 pixels.
System will support the two latest releases of each browser. When using older versions of a browser, users risk running into problems with the course software.
Windows Users: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users: Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
Suggested Plug-ins: Flash Player, Real Player, Adobe Reader, Java