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Sage 50 Accounts 2017

The Sage 50 Accounts 2017 training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

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.

Duration: 30 hours

CPD Points: 30

Book Keeping 2

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 information.

This course is designed for those with a good working knowledge of manual book-keeping who wish to learn how to use a computerised book-keeping program.

This is a must-do course for anyone wanting to enhance their career working in accounts in roles such as Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Bookkeeper etc. It would also benefit business owners who manage their own financial records.

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.

Working knowledge of manual book-keeping or previous study of at least Book-keeping Level 2 Module 1, preferably Modules 2 and 3 as well

ITA (Individual Training Account) funding may be available for this course subject to eligibility. Please contact us for more information.

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