Basic Accounting - QuickbooksNC

Non-Credit Certificate

This non-credit course introduces the student to basic accounting terminology and the fundamental principles of accounting and the accounting cycle. Students will develop the practical skills necessary to record transactions in chronological order by using journals, and categorize them by account using ledgers. Students will also learn accounts receivables, accounts payables and financial ratios to assist in interpreting a company’s financial position.

Students are also introduced to the fundamentals of the budgeting process. To help with accuracy in budgeting and accounting, students will learn the basic functions of QuickBooks online software, including establishing an appropriate general ledger and generating basic reports with scenario companies to apply accounting principles learned in a practical environment. And finally, students will learn the fundamentals of understanding financial statements for purposes of obtaining financing. Students will receive a Quincy College certificate of completion.

Course Information

Dates: January 18 – March 3 OR March 15 – June 21
Meeting Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Times: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: Free (depending on eligibility)

Topics Covered

  • QuickBooks: essential online tools which provides accuracy in budgeting and accounting
  • Financial Statements: interpret the use to determine company profitability, and measure cash flow.
  • Principles of Bookkeeping: covers payroll expenses, liabilities, taxes, forms, laws, and regulations as well as a variety of other payroll functions.
  • Reconciliation and Business Financial Operations: assist a small business with its basic financial reports and have a clear understanding of the role they play in the accounting equation.

Courses/programs listed with “NC” are non-credit courses/programs.

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