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Using Quickbooks Accountant 2012 for Accounting 11th Edition

Glenn Owen

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2012, 2011, 2010
  • 432 Pages

Overview

USING QUICKBOOKS 2012 FOR ACCOUNTING teaches fundamental accounting concepts and principles while developing students' proficiency with the market-leading accounting software, QuickBooks Pro 2012 by Intuit. This well-organized and concise text teaches the technology and application of accounting skills by illustrating how accounting information is created and used.

Glenn Owen, Allan Hancock College & UC Santa Barbara

Glenn Owen, BA, CPA, recently retired from Allan Hancock College’s Accounting and Business faculty, where he lectured on accounting and information systems for 21 years. In addition, he is a retired lecturer at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he taught accounting and information systems courses from 1980 to 2011. His professional experience includes five years at Deloitte & Touche as well as vice president of finance positions at Westpac Resources, Inc. and Expertelligence, Inc. An acclaimed and well-respected author, Mr. Owen is well known for his QuickBooks® texts, which offer self-paced case-based instruction on the use of this commercial accounting application. His innovative teaching style emphasizes the decision maker’s perspective and encourages students to think creatively. His graduate studies in educational psychology and his 40 years of business experience yield a balanced blend of theory and practice that permeates and strengthens all of his books.
  • Chapter 12 covers the key differences between QuickBooks Pro and QuickBooks Accountant. This chapter teaches students how to toggle between the two, how to utilize the Fixed Asset Manager to complete a number of tasks, how to utilize the Statement Writer, and how to save time using the integrated Working Trial Balance.
  • FULL VERSION OF QUICKBOOKS ACCOUNTANT 2012. This edition will now come with the full version of Using QuickBooks Accountant 2012.
  • Throughout the text, an emphasis on service and merchandising businesses is highlighted with margin icons that clearly guide students and instructors to service or merchandising applications within the text's comprehensive coverage.
  • Introduce payroll accounting in optional appendix: This edition's optional Payroll Accounting appendix teaches one of the most significant facets of organizations. An additional appendix covers traditional accounting with debits and credits for instructors who wish to integrate this material.
  • GRADING RUBRICS: These help instructors grade cases in the end-of-chapter material and link each case requirement and event to a specific student learning outcome. These rubrics will be available on the instructor companion web site.
  • Includes full trial version of QuickBooks Pro® 2012 software with 140 day access!
  • Video Demonstrations, created by author Glenn Owen and posted at the companion website, walk students through the software in an easy-to-follow manner.
  • Chapters 6 – 11 have an exercise about Boston Catering. Each part of the case is independent of the others allowing instructors the flexibility to assign a whole case or focus on separate concepts.
  • An engaging narrative style throughout the text clearly conveys the importance of accounting topics and software in today's business world. Students see how and why systems operate with multiple applications.
  • "Trouble?" features throughout each chapter help students anticipate common mistakes and avoid these stumbling points.
  • A step-by-step building block approach breaks instruction into manageable segments as the book walks students through what they need to do next to master the accounting and Peachtree skills.
  • Throughout the text, an emphasis on service and merchandising businesses is highlighted with margin icons that clearly guide students and instructors to service or merchandising applications within the text's comprehensive coverage.
Part I: GETTING STARTED WITH QUICKBOOKS.
1. An Interactive Tour of QuickBooks.
2. Preparing a Balance Sheet Using QuickBooks.
3. Preparing an Income Statement Using QuickBooks.
4. Preparing a Statement of Cash Flows Using QuickBooks.
5. Creating Supporting Reports to Help Make Business Decisions.
Part II: CREATING A QUICKBOOKS FILE TO RECORD AND ANALYZE BUSINESS EVENTS.
6. Setting up Your Business's Accounting System.
7. Cash-Oriented Business Activities.
8. Additional Business Activities.
9. Adjusting Entries.
10. Budgeting.
11. Reporting Business Activities.
12. Managing Fixed Assets.
Appendix I: Payroll Taxes.
Appendix II: Traditional Accounting: Debits and Credits.
Index.