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Twenty years of accounting and managerial experience
Three years experience in auditing
Seven years experience teaching accounting online
Author of the book Simple Accounting
4.0 Accounting GPA
Because of my 4.0 GPA in accounting in college, I was often called upon to tutor other students and to help out one of my accounting professors in his CPA practice.
I have a keen sense for accounting and balancing debits and credits. In the recent past, I have been self employed doing bookkeeping, taxes and payroll for small companies. My educational experience is below along with accomplishments and awards.
Awards and Publications:
BS, Accounting - 1987
AS, Accounting - 1985
Tax Consultant - 1985
Author – Simple Accounting (Publisher: Author house)
Board Games – The Accounting Game
Century Teacher Award – UniversalClass
Millennium Educator Award – UniversalClass
Fluency in French and Spanish
Focusing primarily on Introduction To Financial Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Students can find help and be assisted on the fundamental accounting concepts, as laid out by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and such topics as the accounting equation, the double entry system, debits and credits, the matching principle concept, inventory valuation along with various depreciation methods.
Of interest are also assets, liabilities and equity accounts (including contra-asset accounts), T-accounts, prepaid expenses, bank reconciliation, petty cash, posting transactions, adjusting entries, financial statements, closing entries, post-closing trial balance, ratio analysis, etc. An important accountant's worksheet is often used in accounting to simplify the preparation of financial statements.
Microsoft Excel is a wonderful and certainly very popular tool in today's job market.
Students can find help and be assisted on the fundamental concepts of setting up spreadsheets, cutting and pasting, relative and absolute cell referencing, formulas, vertical and horizontal table lookups, macros, IF statements and much more.
Practical lessons and sessions on computerized accounting with QuickBooks. QuickBooks is a great tool that facilitates transaction recording, posting to ledgers, writing checks, preparing invoices, performing reconciliation and most importantly, preparing the company financial statements with a few simple clicks.
You can learn to set up a company from scratch, prepare invoices, purchase orders, reconcile bank and credit card accounts quickly and easily, write checks, do online banking, memorize transactions, prepare budgets, process payroll, prepare quarterly payroll taxes and much more.
Lessons are designed to build confidence, speed and accuracy in working with the software. Students who master the program will greatly enhance their accounting knowledge. They will feel capable of doing computerized accounting work, not only for other companies, but may also entertain the idea of starting their own bookkeeping practice.
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For over 20 years I have been working in the Accounting and Tax industry. Today I continue to prepare personal and business tax returns using professional software such as Proseries. Tax preparation includes 1040, 1040X amended, 1120 Corporate, Schedule C for small businesses and a number of other forms and schedules. I obtained my Tax Consultant Certificate from National Tax Training School back in February 1985.
Dantes review exelent — Great class. He has good knowledge of the subject. Very dynamic and understands what are your needs. Patient, very good teacher. I am planing to take at least 6 or 7 more classes. ...
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