Tips and resources to help you learn QuickBooks software
Not only is QuickBooks the most commonly used small business accounting software on the market, but Intuit is continuously adding and improving their product lines, ensuring that the software will be around for years to come. When it comes to managing cash flow and improving the accuracy of financial reporting, there is no better skill to have then an in-depth knowledge of QuickBooks. But even with a profound understanding of the software, unique issues and situations will arise that require you to learn a new functionality of your QuickBooks software. Here are some key resources for any business or professional looking to learn how to use QuickBooks better, or find the answers they need about their accounting software.
Intuit Community – community.intuit.com
If you have a question about QuickBooks, chances are someone else has had the same question at some point. The Intuit Community has topics sorted by products, tasks and more. If you can’t find the right questions and answers to help with your specific issue, you can post a question to the community. Usually within 15 minutes you will get a response from a ProAdvisor, CPA, bookkeeper or other knowledgeable QuickBooks user.
Locate a ProAdvisor – proadvisor.intuit.com
Certified ProAdvisors often bring the experience of working with other businesses just like yours to the table. They have helped others implement and utilize QuickBooks, and are best suited for not only answering advanced questions, but also helping you correct problems either remotely on on-location.
Sign Up for QuickBooks Training – QuickBooks training, classes and seminars are often held locally for businesses and professionals. They are generally taught by ProAdvisors or other experienced QuickBooks users. Classes can range from introduction and general use of QuickBooks to more specialized training for specific industries like job costing, inventory management or Point of Sale training.
QuickBooks Manuals & Guides – Help Articles
Manuals for versions of QuickBooks going back as far as 2007 can be found online anytime. User guides and quick start guides are great for refreshing your memory on setting up and managing your QuickBooks company file. If you are using QuickBooks Enterprise and have an active Full Service Plan, you can access support and training solutions for free at Everything Enterprise, a resource specifically for Enterprise users.