Recording, Posting, and Balancing the Books

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If your organizational role is related to accounting or finance, you’ll most likely need solid financial acumen and a strong grasp of the accounting basics of recording, posting, and balancing your organization’s books. In this course, you’ll learn financial essentials related to bookkeeping, such as the steps in the accounting cycle that happen after transactions have been identified and analyzed. You'll learn how to carry out vital financial management activities, including how to make general and special journal entries, and how to post those transactions to accounts in the general and subsidiary ledgers. You'll also learn how to prepare trial balances and make adjusting entries.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize the columns that need to be completed when making a general journal entry
    recognize descriptions of commonly used special journals
    recognize the order in which accounts are typically organized in a general ledger
    distinguish control accounts from subsidiary ledgers
  • sequence the steps for posting from special journals to ledgers
    sequence the steps for preparing a trial balance
    recognize key characteristics of types of trial balances performed within the accounting cycle
    sequence the steps for adjusting an entry

IN THIS COURSE

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    Recording, Posting, and Balancing the Books
    34s
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    2. 
    Making General Journal Entries
    3m 9s
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    3. 
    Special Journals
    2m 47s
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    4. 
    General Ledgers
    2m 22s
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    5. 
    Subsidiary Ledgers
    2m 23s
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    Posting Transactions to Ledgers
    2m 6s
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    Preparing a Trial Balance
    2m 38s
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    8. 
    Types of Trial Balances
    2m 37s
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    9. 
    Adjusting Entries
    2m 54s

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