Quick Books

Double Entry Accounting

Basic Accounting Principles

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Basic Accounting Principles

Double Entry Accounting








  • Math and computer basic skill proficiency
  • Detail oriented
  • Linear work style

Accounting Topics include:

  1. Basic orientation to business operations
  2. Understanding of a business bottom line
  3. Basic orientation to banking operations
  4. Conducting banking transactions
  5. Key accounting terms
  6. Managerial Accounting reports
  7. Payroll forms and reports
  8. Financial Accounting reports
  9. Taxation forms and reports

QuickBooks Topics include:

  1. Setting up a new company file
  2. Working with the chart of accounts
  3. Adding bank accounts and credit cards
  4. Adding service or inventory items
  5. Setting up sales tax
  6. Adding customer, vendor, and employee profiles
  7. Billing customers
  8. Receiving payments
  9. Recording deposits
  10. Handling refunds and credits
  11. Paying employees
  12. Sharing QuickBooks with others
  13. Running reports
  14. Examining profit and overhead
  15. Categorizing customers, jobs, and vendors
  16. Recording customer prepayments, credits, and refunds
  17. Selling consignment goods
  18. Bartering
  19. Handling vendor deposits, credits, and refunds
  20. Converting checks into bill payments
  21. Handling bounced checks
  22. Troubleshooting bank reconciliations

Required Software & Materials

Students will receive access to QuickBooks 2015 Pro and Premier Editions through Melamed Academy, to practice the skills needed in the course.

End of Course Certifications & Proficiencies

At the end of the Melamed Academy Bookkeeping course, students will be qualified as entry-level bookkeepers, and will receive recognized certificates of completion that can be added to their LinkedIn profile.

This course also prepares students for the NACPB’s QuickBooks Certification Exam. NACPB is America’s leading provider of professional bookkeeping certifications. The exam fee is $150, payable directly to NACPB. Students take the test online from any internet connected computer.  There are 50 multiple-choice questions and simulations. Passing grade is 75% or above. Students then receive official certification, with a logo that can be placed on their LinkedIn profile or website.