Master Courses

QuickBooks Online Cleanup Master Course

Are you ready to become a QuickBooks Online Cleanup Master?

QuickBooks Online Cleanup engagements can be long and complicated resulting in some pretty bad headaches. But, cleanup engagements are the gateway to recurring work, so it is an important service in your firm.

With this master course, you’ll learn a streamlined approach to working through cleanup engagements. This will not only save you from some really bad headaches, but you’ll end up more profitable on cleanup engagements and able to convert clients to monthly paying clients quickly.

I’ve been in practice for over 10 years and have worked through countless cleanup engagements. I’ve made a ton of mistakes while evolving and honing my process. Don’t waste time making the same mistakes that I did. This is your chance to take advantage of my experience and jump that learning curve. You’ll learn what mistakes to avoid and how to run a cleanup engagement successfully.

Learning Objectives

  • Diagnose the books and calculate cleanup pricing
  • Develop cleanup checklists
  • Manage cleanup engagements from beginning to end
  • Determine which best practices to utilize during cleanup engagements
  • Utilize the proper tools available in QuickBooks to efficiently clean the books
  • Utilize different types of reconciliations to clean up transactions and accounts
  • Identify complicated accounts and how best to fix those balances

Session Details

  1. Managing Cleanup Engagements
    • Diagnosing the books
    • Setting engagement goals and communicating with the client
  2. Cleanup Best Practices
    • Deleting v. Voiding
    • Company Settings
    • Lists
    • Importing Data
    • Opening Balance Equity
  3. Cleanup Tools
    • Reclassify
    • Clearing Accounts
    • Audit Log
    • Custom Reporting
    • Advanced Searches
  4. Reconciling Accounts
    • Undo
    • Double Reconciliations
    • Reconciliation Adjustments
  5. Fixing Transactions
    • Bank Feeds
    • Other Transactions
  6. Complicated Accounts
    • Undeposited Funds
    • A/R & A/P
    • Tax Accounts


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QuickBooks Online Month End Master Course

Are you ready to develop an efficient month end process for your firm?

It is important to have a month end process for your clients to ensure that you are providing the best quality work. That is why I created this month end training. Once you have completed this course, you can be confident in the value you are providing your clients.

Month end doesn’t have to be a complete time suck, but if you want to be effective, you have to do more than just reconciliations. Let’s streamline the process together. By working through all the phases of month end in this course, you’ll gain the confidence in your work, you’ll gain a better understanding of your client’s business from the big picture perspective, and you’ll ensure that you are giving your client the best reporting so they too have the confidence in their numbers to make the best business decisions.  

In this course, you’ll learn how to organize your month end work so that you are in control and not your clients. You’ll be able to create real boundaries with your clients so you can effectively get your work done, which will result in happier clients! This saves you time so you can unchain yourself from your computer and enjoy life while making a great living.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the importance of having a month end process in your practice
  • Utilize the month end stages to simplify the scheduling of your month end work
  • Develop a month-end schedule for your practice and checklists for your clients
  • Utilize reconciliations to verify account balances and fix errors
  • Develop workpapers to verify the balances on the balance sheet
  • Utilize the month end review process as a training tool for your staff
  • View the financials from a big picture perspective to gain better insights into your client’s business
  • Learn how to use different reporting options to effectively communicate the numbers with your clients

Session Details

  1. Getting Started
    • Financial statement assertions
    • Phases of month end
    • Sample month end
  2. Creating Your Process
    • Using a phased approach to month end
    • Planning your process
    • Considering client risk areas
    • Creating a month-end checklist for your client
    • Developing a system for a team versus one professional
    • Utilizing a project management system
  3. Reconciliations
    • Reconciliation tools in QuickBooks Online
    • Cleanup reconciliations
    • Unreconciled items
    • Clearing accounts
    • Non-bank reconciliations
  4. Workpapers
    • What are workpapers?
    • Balance sheet assertions
    • Formatting workpapers
    • Examples of different workpapers
  5. Balance Sheet
    • Finish up any open items on workpapers
    • Tying a balance sheet to a tax return (this is also a separate training here)
    • What to review and check on the balance sheet
  6. Profit & Loss
    • Analytical procedures
    • Reviewing accounts for proper classification
    • Checking your work
    • Reporting options


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Introduction to QuickBooks Online for Bookkeepers

Jump start your practice by learning how to use QuickBooks Online to build a virtual bookkeeping practice

A perfect course for someone just starting out and building their own virtual bookkeeping practice. This master course will be held in a private Facebook group, where I will be present and train you on how to build a bookkeeping practice around QuickBooks Online. The goal is to help you become efficient in QuickBooks Online and understand how you can utilize it to provide bookkeeping services to your clients effectively. You’ll have access to 6 training sessions, checklists to use in your practice, access to me for open q&a, and a community to connect with and learn from.

Special note: Sessions are pre-recorded and uploaded to the Facebook group to space out the training and not overwhelm you!

If you’d like to purchase a lesson separately, we have included links to those courses below.


Lesson 1 – What is a Virtual Bookkeeper? (Purchase Separately)

  • What is Bookkeeping?
  • Common Services
  • What a Virtual Bookkeeper Doesn’t Do

Lesson 2 – Navigating QuickBooks Online

  • The Dashboard
  • User Experience Consistencies
  • Customers
  • Vendors
  • Employees

Lesson 3 – The Different Versions of QuickBooks Online

  • Simple Start
  • Essentials
  • Plus
  • Self-employed
  • Advanced

Lesson 4 – Your Practice in QuickBooks Online (QBO Accountant)

  • Listing of Clients
  • Your Team
  • ProAdvisor Information
  • Work
  • Apps
  • Setting Up a New Client

Lesson 5 – Customizing QBO with Company Settings

  • Main Company Settings
  • Sales Settings
  • Expense Settings
  • Payment Settings
  • Advanced Settings

Lesson 6 – The Ins and Outs of Bank Feeds (Purchase Separately)

  • Connecting Bank Accounts
  • Bank Feed Layout
  • Fixing Errors
  • Utilizing Bank Rules

Lesson 7 – QBO Tools & Tips for Bookkeepers (Purchase Separately)

  • Report Tools
  • Reclassify Transactions
  • Write-off Invoices
  • Shortcuts

Lesson 8 – The Sales Workflow

  • Products & Services
  • Billable Expenses & Charges
  • Estimates
  • Invoices
  • Payments
  • Deposits
  • Sale Receipts
  • Recurring Transactions
  • Refunds
  • Progress Invoicing
  • Writing Off Invoices
  • Common Issues

Lesson 9 – The Expense Workflow

  • Purchase Orders
  • Bills
  • Payments
  • Matching in the Bank Feed
  • Expenses
  • Price Rules
  • Common Issues

Lesson 10 – Reconciliations & Month End (A short overview of our Month End Course)

  • Reconciliations
  • Phases of Month End

Lesson 11 – QuickBooks Online Reports

  • Types of Reports in QBO
  • Customizing Reports
  • QBO’s Management Reports
  • Business Performance
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