Best Free Bookkeeping Courses

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Learn Accounting in 1 hour FREE (Material, quizzes & videos)

From Double entry to Financial Statements, learn every basics of financial accounting & bookkeeping from a UK lecturer

Created by Ilias Rubel ACCA, MBA - Chartered Accountant

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Students: 758, Price: Free

You will learn accounting within 1 hour. This is a brief introduction to bookkeeping & accounting.

No prerequisite knowledge is required!

This course is ideal for any accounting beginner student, an aspiring bookkeeper & accountant, a businessman who wants to know how to keep daily accounting records or anybody who is interested how accounting system works in real life.

Course contents:

  • The Accounting Equation

  • How to remember Debit & Credit

  • What T-Accounts are

  • How T-Accounts and Journal Entries are made

  • Trial Balance

  • How to create a simple Balance Sheet/SOFP

  • How to create a simple Income Statement/SPL

At the end of this course, you will be confident in preparing double entry, trial balance & financial statements.

Are you a business owner who wants to better understand your business finances?

Are you someone who is interested in bookkeeping and accounting?

Well, this course is for you, and all you need is 1 hour! Bookkeeping & accounting doesn't have to be hard. Accounting is not all about math. If you can understand the concepts and know how to use a calculator, you can be an excellent bookkeeper.

This course takes you through the basics of bookkeeping in 1 hour. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of the main accounts in bookkeeping & accounting, the different financial reports, and I will show you step-by-step how to do bookkeeping & accounting.

This is a FREE course

Accounting, Financial Accounting

Double Entry book-keeping simplified, also learn how to prepare Financial Statements

Created by Aymen M - Instruction | 10 years

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Students: 638, Price: Free

Hello there and welcome to the Best support Financial Accounting Course on Udemy (Learn Finance and Accounting the Easy Way)! I am gonna take you right the way through out the course so you'll see my course will help you understand underlying principles and concepts relating to financial accounting and technical proficiency in the use of double-entry accounting techniques including the preparation of the basic financial statements.

After taking this course you will understand how to create, analyze and forecast an income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.

Preparing trial balance and recording transactions and events.

Use of double entry and accounting system.

characteristics of financial information.

purpose of financial reporting.

By choosing my course you make sure you'll learn in shortest possible amount of time. when I explain concepts, you are going to see that I not just provide lectures on the subject but also provide a deep understanding. I believe that a strong education in accounting and finance equips you with a know how to make sound decisions in your professional as well as in your personal life.

Do help other students. Students can help and advise each other.

It's a very good way to making sure you yourself have understood something. If you can explain something to somebody else who's got a problem that means you yourself understand it properly. So you are helping yourself as well as helping others.

All the remaining to be said is Good Luck. njoy the course and I will see you as we go along.

Take Care!

Bookkeeping and Payroll with QuickBooks & Iris (12pay soft)

Bookkeeping and Payroll

Created by Sajedul islam ACCA, MBA - Managing Partner at Linkon Chartered Certified Accountants

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Students: 309, Price: $24.99

In this course, you will learn bookkeeping and accounting basics. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of the main accounts in bookkeeping and accounting, the different financial reports, and I will show you step-by-step how to do bookkeeping and accounting. Also, you will learn everything about payroll. The computerised section of this course is based on using 12Pay software.
The package is suitable for all companies (as it is capable of dealing with unlimited employees and directors) and for a professional bookkeeper or accountant.

Learning how to use this software eliminates the need for extra training and enables you to easily adapt to other computerised payroll software packages, plus enhance your CV when applying for jobs with larger companies.

We provide you with a full working version of the software for your studies.

The course is structured in a format that allows you to study in your own time and at your own pace.

You'll learn how to become an employer, how to set up a new starter (employee), how to enter opening balances if they've given you a p45 from a previous employer, how to run payroll for various time slots - weekly, fortnightly, 4 weekly or monthly, how to calculate the net and gross, various terminology such as gross, net, NI, PAYE, cut off days, wages, salary, attachment of earnings, pension.

We cover the rules of being an employer, how to set up to become an employer and the various governing bodies that you should be aware of - particularly the HMRC, the Student Loans company and the Pensions Regular. We look at when and how everyone should be paid and the penalties for missing deadlines. The various forms to fill in and what type of information you should collect from everyone upon starting with your organisation and what to give them when they leave. We look at how to integrate the payroll with other functions - such as your accounting software, the reports to run and keep, the journal entries and what is going on behind the scenes and the true cost of employing people amongst over things.

We look at regular payments such as wages, and discretionary payments such as bonuses and commissions. We look at how to calculate sick pay and the difference between gross pay, net pay, take home pay, and employers national insurance NI and employees NI and employers pension contribution vs employee pension contribution.

This is a useful course if:

  • You are thinking of employing people

  • You are going to take responsibility for getting the wages right

  • You are going for jobs which have a requirement for you to be able to know payroll and use payroll software

  • You want to put this skill on your CV

  • You are a bookkeeper or accountant and will be offering payroll services

  • You run your own business and want to know how to run the payroll for yourself.