Intuit Bookkeeping Professional Certificate

Alvernia’s Quickbooks certification classes require no background in the field to start and provide all the needed training for entry level positions in public accounting, private industry, government, and non-profit organizations.

For the detail-oriented problem-solver, this advanced Quickbooks training program will easily jump-start your career.

Build a Foundation

Learn bookkeeping concepts and accounting measurement

The Accounting Cycle

Learn to work through the phases of the accounting cycle to produce key financial statements

Financial Statements

You'll work through interpreting and analyzing financial statements to make key business decisions

Professional Certificate Programs enable you to become empowered and successful in every phase of your job!

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Intuit Bookkeeping

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Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines

Entry Level

No previous experience required

6-Months to Complete

Suggested pace of 10 hours/week; 4 Courses

Intuit Bookkeeping Certificate Courses

Bookkeeping Basics

This is the first course in a series of four that will give you the skills needed to start your career in bookkeeping.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define accounting and the concepts of accounting measurement
  • Explain the role of a bookkeeper and common bookkeeping tasks and responsibilities
  • Summarize the double entry accounting method
  • Explain the ethical and social responsibilities of bookkeepers in ensuring the integrity of financial information.

Assets in Accounting

In this second course, you will focus on accounting for assets.  To be prepared, familiarize yourself with bookkeeping basics, such as double entry accounting.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Summarize the common types of assets a business may have
  • Describe the importance of control over inventory
  • Outline how depreciation expense is reported on an income statement
  • Illustrate how transactions can be recorded in terms of the resulting change in the elements of the accounting equation.

After completing this course, you will use your new knowledge of assets to record transactions and produce financial statements for increasingly complex business situations.

Liabilities and Equity in Accounting

If you have mastered bookkeeping basics and understand accounting assets, you are ready to jump into Liabilities and Equity in Accounting.

In this third course, you will learn about liability and equity accounts and the effect on the balance sheet.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the three main characteristics of liabilities
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic payroll accounting functions and tasks
  • Compare and contrast the different types of equity
  • Use the accounting equation to describe the financial position of an organization

Financial Statement Analysis

In the final course of this certificate, you will apply your skills to financial statement analysis. If you have mastered the foundational concepts of accounting, you are ready to put them into action in this course.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe and illustrate the use of a bank reconciliation in controlling cash
  • Outline the purpose of financial statements in relationship to decision making
  • Describe basic financial statement analytical methods
  • Apply quantitative skills to analyze business health

Skills you will gain: