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A QuickBooks training for beginners will be held at the Chamberlain Elementary School on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A QuickBooks training for advanced users will be held at the Chamberlain Elementary School on Friday, Nov. 16 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Both seminars will be held in the PAWS Classroom.

The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity (SD CEO) at Black Hills State University has partnered with the CPA firm Casey Peterson and Associates, Ltd., to bring QuickBooks Beginner and QuickBooks Advanced to Chamberlain.

Theresa Hook and Leah Heidler, from Casey Peterson and Associates, Ltd., will present the webinars. Hook is a member of the accounting team at Casey Peterson & Associates and has been with the firm for six years. In addition to providing accounting services for clients, Hook is also a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor. Shortly after joining the firm, Hook began teaching QuickBooks training courses for the general public. In 2009, Hook became a Certified Consultant for the Sleeter Group Community Network, a community of experts in accounting software. In 2010, she was certified in QuickBooks Point of Sale.

Heidler is a member of the accounting and tax team at Casey Peterson & Associates and has been with the firm for four years. She is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a regular webinar presenter for the firm’s online QuickBooks training classes. Heidler specializes in the farm and ranch industry, but also works with a number of other small businesses in the areas of accounting software setup, consulting, troubleshooting, as well as bookkeeping, financial reporting, payroll, and sales tax.

QuickBooks Beginner attendees will learn how to: write checks; record deposits; reconcile bank statements; perform payroll duties; enter and pay vendor bills; invoice customers and receive payments; create and understand financial statements; generate a detailed look at the item list; use double-sided items to implement job costing; track sales tax; properly record liabilities on the balance sheet; utilize sub-accounts; customize reports; enter and reconcile credit card charges;  and use class tracking to track income and expenses for different locations.

QuickBooks Advanced attendees will learn how to: create a detailed look at the item list, use double-sided items to implement job costing, use price levels, track time, inventory and sales tax, properly record liabilities on the balance sheet, perform payroll, use sub-accounts, understand equity accounts, customize reports, understand financial reports, enter and reconcile credit card charges, make journal entries, and use class tracking to track income and expenses for different locations.

Cost of each seminar is $199 per person; registration deadline is Thursday, Nov. 15.  Space is limited.  The Chamberlain Elementary School is located at 301 E. Kellam St. in Chamberlain. To register or to learn more, visit www.BHSU.edu/SDCEO or call Brittni Skipper, program assistant for SD CEO, at 605-642-6435.

The SD CEO is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the components or participants’ opinions, products or services.   SD CEO operates under Cooperative Agreement SBAHQ-11-W-0038.