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Bookkeeping Administration Expert


Bookkeeping Administration Expert

The Bookkeeping Administration Expert course is a comprehensive program that covers the fundamentals of accounting, Intuit QuickBooks Online Plus, and Microsoft Office Suite. Students will learn how to track financial transactions, prepare financial statements, and use QuickBooks Online Plus to manage their businesses. They will also learn how to use Microsoft Office Suite to create and manage documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the skills necessary to become a bookkeeper or accounting assistant.



Access Length

12 Months





Course Overview

The Microsoft Office 365 – Suite 2021 course covers Word 2021, Excel 2021, PowerPoint 2021, and Outlook 2021.   Students will receive a free one year license from the date of their enrollment to use to complete these courses. ($69.99 value)

Students are eligible for a free 365 day copy of Intuit QuickBooks Online Plus ($1020.00 value) from the
Intuit Education Program in order to follow along with the course content.

Upon successful completion of this course bundle, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize accounting transactions and record them in journals using proper formats.
  • Use accounting software and spreadsheets to input, manage, and interpret information.
  • Apply the concepts of accrual accounting to transactions that span fiscal periods.
  • Record accounting transactions for merchandising operations and understand how to cost inventories using a variety of methods.
  • Journalize transactions specific to managing cash and accounts receivable.
  • Record transactions for uncollectible accounts.
  • Prepare financial statements including income statements, statements of retained earnings, balance sheets and statements of cash flow.
  • Create professional and accurate financial documents.
  • Navigate QuickBooks Online Plus program
  • Create and use a company
  • Analyze and record transactions for service and inventory businesses
  • Conduct transactions for both customer and vendor requests
  • Complete transactions and account for two full monthly business cycles
  • Prepare Payroll using QuickBooks Online Payroll
  • Create and print business forms and reports

The Bookkeeping Administration Expert course bundle includes the following courses:

  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Intuit QuickBooks Online Plus
  • Microsoft Office Suite 2021

This course can help you prepare to take the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Online and Microsoft Office Suite (MOS) Specialist certification exams.

Course Outline:

Fundamentals of Accounting Curriculum:
Lesson 1: Introduction to Basic Accounting Systems

This lesson focuses on an introduction to the role of accounting in business. Basic accounting, an overview of financial accounting, and elements of an accounting system are covered. We will also learn the differences between cash and accrual accounting. 

Lesson 2: Accounting for Retail Businesses and Internal Controls

In this lesson, we will explore the application of financial accounting in retail businesses. We will also learn about internal cash controls. Purchase and sales transactions, bank reconciliations, and important laws that govern financial accounting will be covered. 

Lesson 3: Receivables and Inventories

The focus of this lesson is on receivables and inventory. Types of receivables and inventories will be covered, along with write-offs, balance sheet reporting, and inventory costing methods and reporting.  

Lesson 4: Long-Term Assets and Liabilities

In this lesson, we will focus on fixed assets and financial liabilities. Topics in this lesson include the disposal of assets, financial reporting, bonds, and the reporting of liabilities. 

Lesson 5: Equity and Financial Statements

In this final lesson, we will learn about stockholders, cash flow statements, and metric-based analysis of financial statements. Dividends, stock splits, various cash flows, and global analysis will all be covered. 

Intuit QuickBooks Online Plus Curriculum:
Lesson 1: An Introduction to QuickBooks Online Using a Sample Company

This course will use scenarios to help you learn the ins and outs of QuickBooks Online. This is done through the use of a sample company, and the data that belongs to that company. This first lesson introduces you to the sample company and how to navigate the data given to you.

Lesson 2: An Overview of QuickBooks Online

In this lesson, you will create a QuickBooks Online account and start using the basic features. You will navigate the dashboard and enter information about the sample company you will be using.

Lesson 3: Setting up a New Company

In this lesson, you will delve deeper into QuickBooks Online by changing company settings, modifying the chart of accounts, and creating new customers. You will also begin exploring reports that QuickBooks can create.

Lesson 4: Recording Operating Activities: Sales and Cash Receipts

In this lesson, you will add operating activities like sales receipts, invoices, and cash receipts. You will also record operating activities, such as new services, products, customers, invoices, and receipts.

Lesson 5: Recording Operating Activities: Purchases and Cash Payments

Lesson 5 is a follow-up to lesson 4. In the previous lesson you recorded money coming in. In this lesson, you will record money that goes out. This includes purchase orders and payment of bills.

Lesson 6: Recording Investing and Financial Activities

In lesson 6, you will continue entering data with your sample company by including fixed assets, investments, and stocks. This lesson also serves as a refresher for these financial topics.

Lesson 7: Recording Payroll

Lesson 7 is an essential topic for companies. You will be recording payroll activities in this lesson, including adding employees, payroll accounts, and payroll expenses.

Lesson 8: Establishing Budgets and Preparing Bank Reconciliations

In lesson 8 you will explore more features of QuickBooks Online, namely budgeting and bank reconciliation. You will also learn how to create budgeting reports, such as a profit and loss statement.

Lesson 9: Analysis and Recording of Adjusting Entries

This lesson focuses heavily on the accounting features of QuickBooks Online, as well as serves as a review of basic accounting procedures. In Lesson 9, you will learn about adjusting journal entries.

Lesson 10: Preparing Financial Statements and Reports

This final lesson brings it all together with the creation and analysis of financial reports. A/R, A/P, and Inventory summary reports are all included.

Microsoft Office 365 – Word 2021 Curriculum:
Lesson 1: Creating and Modifying a Flyer

In this lesson, we will start by opening a Microsoft Word document, entering text, and inserting images into Word. This lesson culminates in the creation of a business flyer.

Lesson 2: Creating a Research Paper and a Multi-Page Document

In this lesson, we will learn the skills needed to successfully create a research paper in Microsoft Word. Changing line spacing, using shortcuts, creating a bibliography, and working with comments in a document will all be covered. We will also learn to work with multi-page documents, including creating a cover page and editing lists and tables.

Lesson 3: Creating a Business Letter and Using Mail Merge

In this lesson, we will learn how to create a business letter, including creating a letterhead and printing envelopes. We will learn the mail merge function to customize form letters and address envelopes.

Lesson 4: Creating a Resume and a Newsletter

In this lesson, we will work with a template to create a resume and create and format a newsletter.

Lesson 5: Using Collaboration and Creating a Reference Document

In this lesson, we will explore how to create charts in Microsoft Word. We will explore collaboration techniques, including blogging, and how to link a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to a Word document. We will also work on creating a reference document, with proper navigation.

Lesson 6: Creating an Online Form and Using Macros

In this lesson, we will learn how to create a template and create an online form for electronic distribution. We will then learn more advanced features of online forms, using Macros.

Microsoft Office 365 – Excel 2021 Curriculum:
Lesson 1: Creating a Worksheet

In this lesson, we will start by opening a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and learn how to navigate the document. We will enter text, format the cells, and save a project.

Lesson 2: Working with Formulas and Large Worksheets

In this lesson, we will learn how to enter formulas in the spreadsheet and verify the formulas using Range Finder. We will also use the IF function to perform a logical test and freeze and unfreeze rows and columns.

Lesson 3: Financial Functions and Working in Multiple Spreadsheets

In this lesson, we will learn how to use the financial functions of Microsoft Excel, such as Amortization schedules and the mortgage payment calculator. We will also create a consolidated worksheet and learn to work across several spreadsheets.

Lesson 4: Creating Tables and Templates

In this lesson, we will learn how to create, format, and sort tables. We will also work with templates, import data, and work with SmartArt.

Lesson 5: Using PivotTables and Complex Problem Solving

In this lesson, we will learn some more advanced features, such as PivotTables and other Excel charts. We will also learn how to perform complex problem-solving and customize Excel add-ins.

Lesson 6: Data Analysis and User Interfaces

In this lesson, we will learn how to use Macros in Microsoft Excel and perform other data analysis. We will also learn how to collaborate in Microsoft Excel and create a custom theme.

Microsoft Office 365 – PowerPoint 2021 Curriculum:
Lesson 1: Creating and Editing Presentations with Pictures

In this lesson, we will start by opening Microsoft PowerPoint, creating a title slide, and adding additional slides. We will also start working with images by inserting them, and resizing pictures. This lesson concludes with learning how to save and print a PowerPoint file.

Lesson 2: Enhancing Presentations with Shapes, SmartArt, WordArt, Charts, and Tables

In this lesson, we will learn how to build onto and enhance presentations with a variety of tools in Microsoft PowerPoint. We will learn about themes in PowerPoint, as well as adding elements such as SmartArt, WordArt, charts, and tables.

Lesson 3: Customizing Slide Masters and Collaborating

In this lesson, we will learn how to create a master slide and presentation and customize slide elements. We will also learn how to collaborate in Microsoft PowerPoint and animate content on the slides. 

Lesson 4: Tables and Charts

In this lesson, we will work on inserting graphics from a file, and drawing and formatting tables. We will also insert a linked spreadsheet from Excel, and learn to modify and format a linked Excel chart.

Lesson 5: Adding Media to a Presentation

In this lesson, we will explore how to enhance presentations by adding a variety of media. We will also learn how to create graphics and add action buttons to make a professional presentation.

Lesson 6: Delivering the Presentation

In this lesson, we will learn best practices in delivering the presentation. Topics will include printing and saving the presentation and creating a customized slide show.

Microsoft Office 365 – Outlook 2021 Curriculum:
Lesson 1: Managing Email Messages

In this lesson, we will start by adding a Microsoft account to Outlook and work on composing an email message.  We will also reply to a message, and learn how to attach a file to a message, create and move messages into folders, and check spelling as you type in Outlook.

Lesson 2: Managing Calendars

In this lesson, we will learn how to work with calendars in Outlook. Topics include creating and scheduling appointments, meetings, and events, and sharing your calendar.

Lesson 3: Managing Contacts and Personal Contact Information

In this lesson, we will learn how to work with contacts in Microsoft Outlook. We will view and sort a contact list, edit a contact, and learn about creating contacts in various ways. 

Lesson 4: Tasks

In this lesson, we will work on the task function in Microsoft Outlook.  Topics will include categorizing and managing tasks, categorizing email messages, and working with display and print views.

Lesson 5: Customizing Outlook

In this lesson, we will explore how to customize Outlook. We will customize email messages, create signatures and stationery, and customizing the calendar.

All necessary materials are included.


This course can help you prepare to take the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Online and Microsoft Office Suite (MOS) Specialist certification exams.

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