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Introduction to Creating The Ledger and Trial Balance

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Summary

Introduction to Creating The Ledger and Trial Balance

Workshop Description/Agenda

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives * You will be able to create accurate and professional looking business records, whether computerized or manual. * You will be able to explain the accounting system and converse with professionals. * You will be able to illustrate correct recordkeeping and accounting errors you may make before they get out and be able to identify miscalculations of others. * You will be able to identify the best ways to approach ledgers, trial balances, and other documents to lead your organization towards its goals and objectives for only in understanding the business cycle can you participate in the business process.

Benefits
Join us for a comprehensive overview of essential principles and practical applications of financial reports, spot errors, save money, avoid pitfalls, and enhance your career. Many business people and professionals do not understand the complexities of accounting records they must, however, be familiar with the accounting equation and have a thorough understanding of accounting and bookkeeping principles in order to make informed and accurate decisions and stay ahead of the competition. In addition, those who want to pursue ledger, trial balance, and recordkeeping proficiency, must obtain a solid, practical basis from a professional, otherwise records are meaningless or, even worse, can contain inaccurate information. This topic offers a comprehensive overview of essential principles and practical applications. The information will allow you to more effectively be able to evaluate financial reports, spot errors, save money, avoid pitfalls, and enhance your career. Information is the lifeblood of businesses and nonprofits.

Agenda
Overview of Accounting Basics • Why Is Accounting and Creating the Records Important? Start at the End • The Ultimate Goal • What Are the Statements Trying to Tell Us? • Understand the Concept and It Is Easier to Create the General Ledger and Trial Balance Recording Transactions • The Accounting Model • Manual and Computerized Systems • Ledgers and T-Accounts • Journals • Trial Balance • Case Study Special Areas • Payroll • Depreciation • Inventory • Tax Getting Closure • Month-End and Year-End Closings • Summary of Closing Procedures • Sequence of Accounting Procedures Understanding It All as a Whole • Interrelationship of Financial Information • Book vs. Tax – Can There Be Two Sets of Books?

Faculty
Brian D. Levine, M.B.A., CPA with Brian D. Levine, MBA, CPA Jersey Tax & Accounting, LLC

Credits
CPE ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, accountants, CPAs, controllers, accounting managers, CFOs, directors, business owners and managers, finance directors, and estate and financial planners.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Business Skills Training > People Management

Training Course Summary: Introduction to Creating The Ledger and Trial Balance


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