Computer knowledge required: You must be familiar with typing, editing and formatting in Word and know how to Save and Open documents.
This course, that requires basic computer skills and basic bookkeeping knowledge, takes you step-by-step through the Pastel Accounting package. You start off with learning how to create a new company, do the necessary set-ups, take on opening balances, make back-ups, and use the note facility. You will learn how to create General Ledger accounts, Customers, Suppliers, Inventory items, and other features that's useful with bookkeeping. You will learn how to work with suppliers (purchase order, good received notes, and supplier invoices) and with customers (quotations, sales orders, Tax Invoices, and Credit Notes). The cashbook is then covered in detailed up to bank reconciliation. Petty cash, purchasing of non-inventory items and correction of errors are also covered in the course. Monthly procedures like Inventory counting, VAT-forms and printing of reports (Trial Balance, Income statement, Balance Sheet, Statements, and Age Analysis) are done in detail. Throughout the course you will learn about Tax, other bookkeeping tips and features in Pastel that will help you to make your working e erience so much easier.