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Sage 50 Accounts 2017

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This Sage 50 Accounts course will help you learn how to process a business’ finances using this globally renowned accounting software. This is essential, interactive training using the very latest version of Sage Accounts, designed for those who already have an understanding of manual bookkeeping processes.

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Sage is a renowned business accounting programme, used regularly in businesses across the globe. During this interactive course you’ll be guided through how to complete various bookkeeping tasks such as managing customer and supplier information, ledgers and double-entry processing, invoicing and bank reconciliation and more.

The objective of this course is to give you the knowledge and confidence to record and carry out bookkeeping processes using Sage 50 Accounts.

There is also the opportunity to gain an AAT Level 2 Using Accounting Software qualification. This may need to be organised separately, our Course Advisors can advise more on this should you wish to undertake this qualification

Before starting this course we would recommend you already have a good, working knowledge of manual bookkeeping processes and have basic experience using common programmes such as Word and Excel.

Want to work in accounts? Pretty much every business needs knowledgeable people to help process the daily financial transactions and ensure everything is logged and recorded accurately. This certification can help you gain roles such as Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Sales Ledger Clerk, Bookkeeper etc. From here you can undertake additional training and work towards more senior finance positions such as Assistant Management Accountant, Finance Team Leader, Assistant Finance Manager etc.

There are 13 modules within this course and below you can read a full breakdown of what is involved in each:

Module 1 – Navigating the software, setting up company details, setting up the financial year, setting the program date, entering customer details and opening balances, entering supplier details and opening balances, backing up work, security and protection of data.

Module 2 – Restoring data, ledgers and double-entries in Sage, opening assets, liabilities and capital balances, budgets, opening balances in the nominal ledger, routine reports.

Module 3 – Stock adjustments in, supplier invoices for goods and services, batch supplier invoices, error corrections, amending records.

Module 4 – Create customer invoices, preview and print customer invoices, check on activity in customer accounts, update ledgers, generate customer letters, check communication history, enter new product details.

Module 5 – Enter customer receipts for invoiced items, enter customer receipts for non-invoiced items, enter customer receipts for part payments, check activity of account after part payment, produce statements for customers, use the diary feature.

Module 6 – Process payments made against supplier invoices, process bank payments, enter petty cash payments, restore the petty cash float, use the journal to correct errors, the structure of nominal accounts, new nominal accounts, trial balance.

Module 7 – Reconcile monthly bank statements, print and view bank reports and day books, reports criteria, audit trail, correct basic entry errors, reconciling debtors and creditors control accounts.

Module 8 – Deleting obsolete records, memorise and recall features for invoices, prompt payment discounts, credit notes for sales and purchases, processing stock returns.

Module 9 – Payments on account, entering prompt payment discounts, entering bank receipts, memorise and recall with bank receipts, recurring entries, update journals for December.

Module 10 – Adding users with restricted access, create a new product package, create a bill of materials, perform a stocktake, produce special price lists, create a delivery address.

Module 11 – Deleting a price list, sales orders, updating the ledgers, adding a carriage charge, allocating stock, place holds on orders, cancel orders.

Module 12 – Purchase orders, marking purchase orders as “delivered”, updating the ledger, purchase order alternate address (drop-shipping), part-delivery of an order, cancelling orders.

Module 13 – VAT returns, trial balance, management accounts, budgets vs. actuals, year-end procedure, AAT certification

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Method: Online

Accredited: Yes

Start Date: Anytime

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Upon purchase of this course you will receive a series of emails which will provide access to your learning portal. All of your courses will appear here and you will have 6 months access. This price includes the Sage software for the period of the course.

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