Intuit Academy Bookkeeping Professional Certificate

Intuit Academy Bookkeeping Professional Certificate

Launch your career in bookkeeping. Gain the professional skills you need to succeed in the bookkeeping field. No degree or prior experience required.

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What you'll learn

  • Build a foundation of basic bookkeeping concepts and accounting measurement.

  • Learn how to work through the various phases of the accounting cycle to produce key financial statements.

  • Practice interpreting and analyzing financial statements to make key business decisions.

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Prepare for a career in Bookkeeping

  • Receive professional-level training from Intuit
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Intuit
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Bookkeeper, Accounting Clerk, Accounts Payable Specialist
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Professional Certificate - 4 course series

Bookkeeping Basics

Course 116 hours4.6 (4,888 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • 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.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Double-Entry Bookkeeping System
Category: Basis Of Accounting
Category: Creating Financial Statements
Category: accounting software
Category: Accounting Cycle

Assets in Accounting

Course 218 hours4.4 (1,022 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • 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.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Inventory costing methods
Category: Depreciation
Category: PP&E Accounting
Category: Accounts receivable and cash receipts
Category: Asset Accounting

Liabilities and Equity in Accounting

Course 313 hours4.3 (624 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • 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.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Accounting
Category: Accounting for Liabilities and Equity
Category: Accounts Payable and Payroll
Category: Long-Term Liabilities and Note Payable
Category: Owner’s Equity and Owner’s Draw

Financial Statement Analysis

Course 418 hours4.6 (483 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • 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'll gain

Category: Cash Flow
Category: Financial reports analysis
Category: Bank Reconciliation
Category: financial statement analysis


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