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Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019

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Book keepers crunch numbers.

Learn Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019

Regardless of industry, all businesses can benefit from using QuickBooks to organize their finances, stay on top of invoices, pay bills on time and track expenses efficiently. This 100% online course will teach you how to use QuickBooks 2019 for basic accounting, double-entry bookkeeping and more.

Job Outlook for Bookkeeping

According to, bookkeepers earn on average $17.37 per hour. Experienced bookkeepers can earn over $56,000 annually.

According to, bookkeeping is a highly transferable skill set for accounting professionals who want to advance into financial analysis or management roles.

Technology is highly relevant to the bookkeeper's role. Mastering QuickBooks is the key to matching bookkeeping skills with expanding requirements for analysis, visual data presentation and reporting that provides value-added to the traditional bookkeeper's duties.


Bookkeeping FAQs

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  • Bookkeepers serve on the front lines of a person, company or organization's financial health. Strong bookkeepers set up, deploy and manage systems that record the flow of funds into and out of an entity's coffers. Using reporting tools and systems, bookkeepers help individuals and operational managers stay aware of and improve an entity's financial status and performance.

  • QuickBooks® has replaced the manual entry functions of traditional bookkeeping. However, the organization, reporting and use of financial data still rely heavily on human input and processing. Knowing how to automate your bookkeeping practice with QuickBooks is an important aspect to staying competitive in today’s job market.

  • Yes, if you're an expert in the latest version of QuickBooks, you can walk into any small business and immediately organize their finances. QuickBooks is the top rated accounting software for small businesses, you likely know a company that already uses it.

Course Objectives

Perform double-entry bookkeeping and basic bookkeeping equations

Set up QuickBooks 2019 for optimum use

Use double-entry bookkeeping to record business transactions in QuickBooks 2019

Manage periodic bookkeeping tasks

Learn how to effectively use QuickBooks 2019 to save an organization time and money

Practice bookkeeping with confidence by becoming aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods

Become an indispensable part of a small business that needs quality bookkeeping skills

Prerequisites and Requirements

There are no prerequisites to take this course. 

This course can be taken on either a PC or a Mac.

    1. Welcome to QuickBooks
    2. Working with Company Files
    3. Securing Your Company Files
    4. Bookkeeping Defined
    5. The Journal, the Ledger, and Special Journals
    6. The Chart of Accounts
    7. Company Lists
    8. Bank Accounts and Cash Transactions
    9. Fixed Assets and Depreciation in QuickBooks
    10. Accounts Payable I
    11. Accounts Payable II
    12. Midterm
    13. Accounts Receivable I
    14. Accounts Receivable II
    15. Accounts Receivable III
    16. Batch Invoicing
    17. Introduction to Inventory and Customer Estimates
    18. List of Items and Inventory in QuickBooks
    19. Ordering and Selling Inventory in QuickBooks
    20. Vendor Discounts and Credits & Adjusting Inventory in QuickBooks
    21. Tracking Price Levels and Customer Discounts in QuickBooks
    22. Working with Customer Balances
    23. Closing the Books and Reporting
    24. Your Career Roadmap
    25. Communication and Organization
    26. Portfolio Project
    27. Final Exam


Helene K. Liatsos

Helene K. Liatsos is business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. Her company Home Office Management Experts was awarded the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Wade Lindenberger

Wade Lindenberger is a CPA with over 20 years of financial accounting and management experience in public accounting and private industry. He is currently Director of Finance and Administration for New Children's Museum. Before his current position, he worked as the National Finance and Accounting Service Line Leader for Premier Alliance Group, a national professional services firm. Wade was also Director of the Finance and Accounting service line for the San Diego office of a global, publicly held professional services firm. Before becoming a consultant, Wade was Divisional Controller for one of the leading health and fitness club chains in the world. He has also been Internal Audit Manager and Divisional Controller for a division of a Fortune 500 global energy project management company. He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, predecessor to PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the "Big Four" CPA firms. He has previously served as an instructor for courses at Coopers & Lybrand and at the University of California at San Diego for the Extension Course and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Business. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Bookkeepers' Advisory Board.


Registration and Enrollment

This course is 100% online.

Start any time with 6 months to complete.