Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts

Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts
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Table of Contents
Sample Chapters
  • Become agile with keyboard shortcuts and time-saving techniques which are most valuable to practitioners
  • Be a hero with troubleshooting tips and error-finding methods
  • Learn the latest features available in this edition, whether you’re upgrading from Premier or from a prior version of Enterprise Edition
  • New techniques for achieving standard and unconventional results with QuickBooks
  • Illustrated step-by-step approach designed not only to instruct but also to inspire experts to stretch what is possible - without having to become a programmer

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 220 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : May 2012
ISBN : 1849685142
ISBN 13 : 9781849685146
Author(s) : Jaime Campbell, CPA, MBA, CTT, MCT
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Other, Cookbooks, Enterprise

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Special Capabilities of the Enterprise Edition
Chapter 2: Customizing the Interface
Chapter 3: Items
Chapter 4: Special Tools
Chapter 5: Customizing Reports
Chapter 6: Memorized Transactions
Chapter 7: Customer and Vendor Relations
Chapter 8: Troubleshooting
Chapter 9: Keyboard Shortcuts
Chapter 10: Integration with Excel
Chapter 11: Supervisory Tools
Chapter 12: New for the 12.0 Edition
    • Chapter 2: Customizing the Interface
      • Introduction
      • Customizing the icon bar
      • Customizing the home page
      • Customizing QuickBooks windows
      • Shortening the data entry process for customer payments
      • Chapter 3: Items
        • Introduction
        • Setting up items for different purposes
        • Using group items
        • Configuring items for fund accounting
        • Configuring inventory assembly items
        • Creating standard item-based reports
        • Creating customized item-based reports
        • Chapter 4: Special Tools
          • Introduction
          • Using the History button
          • Running the Transaction Journal report
          • Producing a single-transaction audit trail
          • Extracting customer and vendor histories
          • Distinguishing between the the Search and Find tools
          • Chapter 5: Customizing Reports
            • Introduction
            • Creating an "Unearned income by customer" report
            • Creating an "Accrued interest payable by lender" report
            • Creating an "Uncleared transactions" report
            • Capturing unbilled items simultaneously
            • Memorizing reports
            • Sharing reports
            • Preparing a custom Profit and Loss report with the QuickBooks Statement Writer
            • Chapter 6: Memorized Transactions
              • Introduction
              • Memorizing transactions for automatic entry
              • Memorizing transactions for assisted entry
              • Editing a memorized transaction
              • Configuring reminders for memorized transactions
              • Grouping memorized transactions
              • Chapter 7: Customer and Vendor Relations
                • Introduction
                • Creating and transmitting custom batch letters
                • Customizing invoices, purchase orders, and other documents
                • Using the Collections Center
                • Applying customer credit limits
                • Creating and utilizing custom fields
                • Chapter 8: Troubleshooting
                  • Introduction
                  • Clearing stale undeposited funds
                  • Adjusting cash basis receivables or payables balances
                  • Writing off stale receivables
                  • Writing off stale payables
                  • Balancing the balance sheet
                  • Classifying unclassified transactions
                  • Reclassifying Opening Balance Equity transactions
                  • Classifying uncategorized income or expenses
                  • Resolving opening balance discrepancies in bank reconciliations
                  • Chapter 9: Keyboard Shortcuts
                    • Introduction
                    • Using the Ctrl key shortcuts with lists
                    • Using the Ctrl key shortcuts with transactions
                    • Using the Alt key shortcuts
                    • Using date shortcuts
                    • Using other shortcut techniques
                    • Chapter 10: Integration with Excel
                      • Introduction
                      • Combining reports from multiple entities
                      • Setting up reports for optimal exporting
                      • Updating exported reports
                      • Using Excel to edit lists hyperefficiently
                      • Chapter 11: Supervisory Tools
                        • Introduction
                        • Using memorized reports for supervisory activities
                        • Creating customized item-based reports to detect errors
                        • Detecting errors with standard reports
                        • Using the Attached Documents feature to spot-check transactions
                        • Using the Audit Trail feature to gather supervisory intelligence

                          Jaime Campbell, CPA, MBA, CTT, MCT

                          Leveraging 14 years of teaching experience with nine of those years in the accounting industry, Jaime Campbell leads the technology training and financial modeling services at the accounting firm of Bartolomei Pucciarelli, LLC in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA. She provides consulting services and expert instruction on software used by Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and small businesses. Jaime is a Certified QuickBooks Professional Advisor, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Certified Technical Trainer (CTT), and Certified Microsoft Master, having earned the highest certifications in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Jaime connects her Excel expertise and accounting experience to provide acclaimed financial modeling services for small businesses, creating custom financial models which are dynamic, user-friendly, and compliant. Her clients use these financial statements to obtain venture capital, bank loans, significant contracts, or to evaluate a business expansion or acquisition. Jaime also prepares financial statements, business and individual tax returns, budgets, projections, and participates in special analysis and operations management projects. Jaime works closely with business clients to "measure, monitor and manage" their key performance indicators. Jaime also teaches business technology courses at Princeton Adult School and gives seminars and webinars on financial and technology topics in English and Spanish. She is often quoted in the media on these topics, and her published articles include “Look Like a Tech Wiz with Keyboard Shortcuts,” “How to Quickly Find Spreadsheet Errors,” “QuickBooks Time-Saving Features,” “Untapped Google Applications,” and “Remote Access and Office 2010: Communication, Collaboration, and the Cloud.” Jaime is a member of the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA), and New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO). She is also a member of the NJSCPA Technology Interest Group and Financial Literacy Interest Group, serves as an Officer on the NJSCPA Mercer County Chapter Board of Directors, and volunteers as a Spanish-language business consultant with the New Jersey Small Business Development Center. Jaime earned her Master of Business Administration degree from Rutgers Business School and her Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University.
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                          What you will learn from this book

                          • Customize the QuickBooks environment and reports to match your working style and business operations
                          • Optimally set up Items and other tools to get the most valuable information from your accounting records
                          • Save time with relevant keyboard shortcuts, data entry shortcuts, and reporting shortcuts
                          • Successfully manage your customer and vendor relationships by using QuickBooks in surprising ways
                          • Increase supervisory efficiency and effectiveness with troubleshooting techniques and error-checking tools
                          • Expand reporting and analysis capabilities by further exploring integration with Microsoft Excel
                          • Set up QuickBooks for enterprise-level concerns including multi-user permissions, add-on services, and document storage
                          • Create reports to strengthen relationships with your key customers, vendors, investors, and other stakeholders

                          In Detail

                          QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 is accounting software that is both user-friendly and sophisticated. The interface is visual and intuitive, but feature-rich for mid-size businesses, as well as complex, growing small businesses.

                          QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 for Experts is a cookbook with specific recipes for time-saving shortcuts, valuable customized reports, and surprising ways to use this accounting software to support decision-making in your small or medium-sized business.

                          With QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts you can choose a topic of value and learn specific, practical techniques usable in your own QuickBooks file or in a sample file.

                          This book is rooted in the longstanding features of QuickBooks and includes the newest tools, whether you’re upgrading from Premier or from a prior version of the Enterprise Edition. Topics include customizations, time-saving methods, integration with Microsoft Excel, and special tools and setup techniques for hyper-efficient information retrieval and analysis.

                          Whether you are an independent or industry accountant, whether you are a book-keeper, controller or CFO, QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts will help you to expand what is possible in your business.


                          QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts is written in a non-sequential, modular way which enables the reader to select any relevant and valuable technique and learn it. Each recipe in the cookbook includes illustrations to make the most difficult techniques straightforward. Furthermore, the expert reader’s time is not wasted on any basic language and steps.

                          Who this book is for

                          This book is written for CPAs, CAs, consultants, CFOs, controllers, managers, or bookkeepers with extensive experience with QuickBooks. Prior experience with the Enterprise Edition, however, is not required. You should have a thorough understanding of accounting procedures and a mastery of the basics of the QuickBooks environment.

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