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SAGE Bookkeeping for Small Business (QQI minor award 5N1354)


QQI / FETAC Level 5 Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations and small businesses, using manual and computerised systems.

Tutor: Martina Whyte FCA, MITI, PGDE


·         Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and using Sage 50 computerised systems

·         Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from the information contained in a range of source documents to include; invoices, credit notes, bank records, petty cash vouchers.

·         Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers.

·         Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period.

·         Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied.

·         Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners.

·         Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package SAGE 50 Accounts, comparing manual and computerised results.

·         Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed.

·         Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.

·         Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes.

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