QuickBooks is an extremely powerful product with features and capabilities of which many users are either not aware or do not know how to utilize effectively. This course helps you get more out of QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online and to resolve the issues with which even experienced QuickBooks users often struggle, such as locking down prior periods. This program starts out fast with a chapter covering the top issues accountants face with QuickBooks. The day continues with practical guidance and solutions designed to help accountants get the most out of QuickBooks for themselves and/or their clients. You will learn about issues, such as setting up a new company, configuring and customizing QuickBooks preferences, and enabling system security and password protection features. In addition, you will learn how to lock down transactions in prior periods, the audit trail, customizing reports, exporting reports to Excel, and extending QuickBooks’ usefulness with tools such as the Fixed Asset Manager and Loan Manager.
Despite the product’s user-friendly design, the most common QuickBooks problems involve recording transactions incorrectly. To prevent these and other problems, adequate training is necessary. Help your company or client put the power of QuickBooks to work, the right way. Register for this professional educational seminar today!
Fundamental understanding of basic QuickBooks operations
Accounting and financial professionals who use or support clients who use QuickBooks
• Identify appropriate responses to common QuickBooks user issues, such as closing accounting periods, eliminating payables and receivables from cash-basis financial statements, purging old transactions from QuickBooks, voiding checks in prior periods, viewing underlying debit and credit entries, and recommended end-of-period procedures
• List new features added to recent versions of QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online and apply these features; additionally, differentiate between the different products in the QuickBooks family
• Define appropriate procedures for setting up client data files in QuickBooks including converting data from other accounting applications, creating data files, using templates, entering beginning balances, establishing user access and security rights and privileges, and establishing preferences
• Identify techniques for creating reports and analyzing data in QuickBooks, including creating and customizing Reports, and exporting reports to Excel
• Identify situations where QuickBooks Online may be an appropriate solution for a business currently using or considering using QuickBooks
Brian Tankersley is a consultant based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Brian is a frequent speaker at continuing education courses on auditing and technology for K2 Enterprises, and is a senior faculty member with Becker Professional Review. Brian writes and publishes a nationally recognized blog on accounting and technology (www.cpatechblog.com) and frequently posts articles to the K2 blog on AccountingWeb.com. Tankersley’s areas of practice include accounting systems, taxation, IT consulting, and general business consulting. Prior to forming his own firm Brian practiced in public accounting with both international and local firms, as well as industry. His public accounting experience includes accounting system implementations, tax returns, financial analysis, inventory costing, and audits of public and private companies. Brian’s industry experience includes retail, financial services, wholesale, and manufacturing. His information technology experience includes technology strategy, technology management, systems implementation, technical training and documentation. Brian is both a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Information Technology Professional, and has bachelors degrees in both Accounting and Finance, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee. He is a certified public accountant (Tennessee), and a certified information technology professional (CITP). In 2007 and 2008, Brian was selected as a “40 Under 40” honoree for his leadership in the profession by the CPA Technology Advisor. He holds numerous vendor consultant certifications in applications such as QuickBooks, QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions, and Microsoft Office Accounting. Brian has served on numerous board of directors and in leadership roles for both his church and in professional organizations. Brian is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, and an associate with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He has also served as an officer and director for numerous area community and professional organizations. Brian, his wife Janette, and their six year old son make their home in Farragut, Tennessee.
Non-Member Price $350.00
Member Price $250.00