For many accountants, QuickBooks remains an enigma; the apparent facility of this popular software often results in end-user errors. Fortunately, QuickBooks' numerous tools designed specifically for accountants can help prevent errors and inconsistencies and also facilitate quick clean-ups of client data files. In this session, you will learn how to take advantage of these features.
Additional topics covered in this fast-paced session include how to prevent and detect account balance changes in prior periods, using the Client Data Review feature to quickly correct and close a set of books, and how to work with the Audit Trail to identify suspicious transactions. In addition, you will learn how to enter batches of transactions--including those entered into Excel--into QuickBooks, how to work with the Accountants' Copy feature, and how to export and send journal entries to clients for importing.
Finally, you will also learn how to use QuickBooks File Manager to minimize the confusion surrounding different user IDs and passwords associated with working with multiple data files. In sum, if you work with QuickBooks in any capacity, you simply cannot afford to miss this session which is sure to help you prevent and detect errors in QuickBooks while simultaneously reducing the amount of time you spend in the application.
Upon completing this session, you should be able to:
- Identify accountant-centric features in QuickBooks to work more efficiently and effectively in the application
- Prevent and detect transactions that do not belong in accounting periods that are considered closed
- Enhance internal control with QuickBooks' Audit Trail
- Utilize features such as Accountant's Copy and QuickBooks' File Manager to work more efficiently with third-party data files
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