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Sage Bookkeeping Training

United Kingdom

Computerised Book Keeping

Computerised Book Keeping


The 1 Month Practical Training in Computerised Book-keeping is designed for candidates that are experienced in Book-keeping, but need to learn new software, and serves as a good introduction to bookkeeping to inexperienced individuals too.It is structured to allow you to master a computerised accounting package of your choice from Sage, QuickBooks, IRIS or VT software. These are currently in demand in today’s competitive Accountancy Job Market.

We have carefully designed and structured our training to give candidates the necessary practical skills to enable them understand and prepare accounts from source documents to the VAT return and behind. By the end of this training course you will learn the fundamentals of accounting procedures as applied in real life accountancy work. Every step has been designed to make sure that you gain the practical insight and skills of working in our accountancy practice.

The 1 Month Computerised Book-keeping training equips candidates with the technical skills required to perform a role as Accounts Administrator.

Candidates are provided with high quality training and hands on practical experience under the supervision of  YBSM Chartered Certified Accountants & Registered Auditors.

Contents of Computerised Book-keeping (1 month)

Candidates have the opportunity to master a computerised and payroll package of their choice from Sage Line 50, Sage Payroll, QuickBooks, IRIS, TAS or VT

Candidates will receive a hands-on training and will know how to perform the following tasks:

  • Setting up companies
  • Setting up a company for the use of VAT cash accounting scheme and Standard accounting scheme; and either of the schemes.
  • How and when to register for VAT
  • Choosing the chart of accounts that suits the firm’s needs and how to customize it
  • How double entry is applied in an accounting software and how to customize the nominal ledger and nominal codes
  • Setting up customers Accounts
  • Process customers batch invoices, individual invoices and credit Notes
  • Suppliers Accounts Setup
  • Processing Suppliers Invoices and Credit Notes
  • Generate reports on invoices due, customer/supplier invoice activity
  • Performing error corrections
  • Allocating payments and receipts of cash in the business
  • Allocating bank Payments and Receipts
  • Allocating Supplier/Customer Payments and Receipts
  • Performing bank reconciliation
  • Processing the VAT return and reconcile the VAT return
  • Submitting the VAT return to HMRC
  • Knowing how to deal with other VAT issues
  • Performing Debtor Analysis Credit control procedures

Note: our training is not broken down into any modules, we will train you from basic source data up until the VAT reconciliation, saving you hundreds of £££. Also the training is fully flexible and will suit even people with the busiest schedule. We also offer other trainings and courses to fill in the gaps in your knowledge – for the full list click here

Please Contact Us for a free one to one consultation for advice on the best training to suit your specific needs.

Benefits of practical training

  • Regular feedback on your progress with our mentors, ensuring you make the most of the training
  • Certification on completion provided by YBSM Certified Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors
  • One to One CV Consultations and Mock Interview Sessions
  • Pre-interview screening tests, increasingly used by employers to select candidates
  • Interview Preparation
  • Job Hunting tips

Suitable for

The 1 month Computerised Book-keeping Training is ideal for

  • Candidates currently studying ACCA, AAT, FIA, CIMA, CIPFA or other accountancy qualifications
  • Candidates with overseas accounting experience but not within the UK
  • Candidates new to computerised accounting
  • Candidates new to accounting, looking forward to maintaining their own accounts and reduce their costs