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Advanced QuickBooks Tips and Techniques - FLEXCAST

Available Until Wednesday, May 31

Your Desk

4.0 Credits

Member Price $196.00

Non-Member Price $225.00

Overview

QuickBooks remains one of the leading accounting solutions for small and growing businesses, and Intuit has added numerous advanced features to the application over the past few releases. This seminar will teach you how to take advantage of many of QuickBooks’ new and advanced features to solve critical issues. For example, you will learn advanced inventory management techniques, including changing the default costing methodology and implementing lot and serial number tracking. You will also learn how to build complete sets of financial statements in Excel that link in real-time to underlying QuickBooks data files and how to create multi-company financial statements. Additionally, you will learn how to use the Client Data Review feature to streamline identifying and correcting errors and closing accounting periods in QuickBooks. Knowing how to take advantage of the advanced tools and features available can determine your level of success when working with QuickBooks. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about QuickBooks’ “deep” features so that you maximize your effectiveness with the application.

Highlights

Exchanging and Working with Quickbooks Data. Advanced Reporting Issues. Managing Inventory with Quickbooks.

Prerequisites

None.

Designed For

Accounting and financial professionals who want to learn about advanced features and techniques associated with QuickBooks.

Objectives

Identify techniques for handling advanced reporting issues, including the QuickBooks Statement Writer, linking QuickBooks data into other applications via Open Database Connectivity, and multicompany reporting. Manage inventory more effectively in QuickBooks, including using Items, changing inventory costing methodologies, creating Assembly items, adjusting inventory quantities and valuations, and list the advantages associated with QuickBooks’ Advanced Inventory add-in. Differentiate between various techniques for exchanging QuickBooks data with others, including QuickBooks Accountants’ Copy feature, Portable Company Files, and backup files. Utilize QuickBooks Client Data Review feature to streamline the process of cleaning up QuickBooks data files and closing accounting periods.

Preparation

None.

Notice

  • This is a FlexCast™ (no exam required) and may be viewed only Monday - Saturday, 5am - 5pm PT. 
  • You may take up to one year from the date of purchase to complete the course. 
  • Pause your FlexCast and resume at a convenient day during the hours above.  
  • Partial credit for 2+ credit courses:  If you are unable to complete the course in one sitting, partial credit can be awarded (minimum of one credit). To earn the remaining credits, you must return later and start the course from the beginning. 
  •  Use chat to ask questions of a subject matter expert during the program. 

Leader(s):

Leader Bios

Thomas Stephens Jr

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. Upon graduation, Mr. Stephens began working for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm. After earning his designation as a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Stephens worked for BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta as an Internal Auditor. After two years as an auditor, he was promoted to Staff Manager and then Operations Manager of the Internal Audit Group. In 1991, he transferred to the Comptrollers’ department of BellSouth and served as Manager of the Cost Accounting organization. While working full-time at BellSouth Corporation, Mr. Stephens also attended graduate school, earning a Masters of Science (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in 1992. Mr. Stephens left BellSouth in 1994 and opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. As part of his practice, he developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, Mr. Stephens affiliated with K2 Enterprises and in 2007 he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured nationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past nineteen years, Mr. Stephens has presented in excess of 1,800 educational sessions to over 55,000 participants nationwide. Presently, Mr. Stephens resides in Woodstock, Georgia where, in addition to his association with K2 Enterprises, he provides consulting services to small businesses and CPA firms. In addition to an active professional career, Mr. Stephens enjoys an active personal life as well. He and Michelle – his wife of twenty-nine years – have two children. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, and running. Additionally, Mr. Stephens maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants and is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

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Non-Member Price $225.00

Member Price $196.00