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Real-World Business Forms, With Instructions and Examples

Available in both Excel and PDF format

Stop scouring the web for accounting forms! AccountingCoach PRO gives you 80+ real business documents like Financial Statements, Financial Ratios and Analysis Forms, and Depreciation and Amortization Forms.

Each Excel form allows you to customize our templates to fit your exact needs. Please note that templates do not include formulas.

Bookkeeping Video Training to Enhance Your Understanding

Watch our 13 videos
(around 10 minutes each)

These videos include everything you need to know as a beginner starting out in bookkeeping. We walk you through all the necessary concepts like debits and credits, general ledger accounts, double-entry, adjusting entries, bank reconciliation, and more.

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Financial Statements Video Training to Enhance Your Understanding

Watch our 14 videos
(around 10-minutes each)

Learn the fundamental components of the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. We walk you through, line by line, each financial statement so that you'll know exactly what everything means.

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Flashcards to Lock In Terms and Concepts

You'll get access to more than 500 digital and printable flashcards

The flashcards provide you with crystal-clear accounting definitions, so you can master complex terminology faster and easier. Access the flashcards on any device including your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

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Visual Tutorials to Reinforce Important Concepts

Perfect for people who get overwhelmed studying jargon-filled accounting textbooks

For some accounting concepts, just reading about them isn’t enough. So we created 8 Visual Tutorials to explain important accounting topics in a more intuitive away. Simply following along step-by-step.

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"Quick Tests" to Challenge Your Knowledge

We designed our Quick Tests to show you exactly what you need to study further

The Quick Tests contain more than 1,800 test questions written by the Accounting Coach himself. Our quick tests can be taken online or printed in PDF format. Answer key is included.

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Quick Tests with Coaching to "Learn the Why” for Each Answer

We designed our Quick Tests with Coaching to help you go from memorizing to understanding

The Quick Tests with Coaching have been developed for 14 important topics. For each question we provided detailed coaching for solving the answer. Our quick tests can be taken online or printed in PDF format. Answer key is included.

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Cheat Sheets for Convenient Review

Quickly learn each topic's most important concepts

With AccountingCoach PRO, you'll have access to our exclusive cheat sheets, packed with definitions, terminology, formulas, and ratios. The Cheat Sheets provide you with all the most important study concepts for study, in one place.

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You'll also receive our special Guide to Bookkeeping Concepts as well as our Guide to Managerial & Cost Accounting.

PDF Files for Easy Printing

Our entire collection of materials, available to you in high-quality PDF format

When you sign up for AccountingCoach PRO, you also get access to printable PDF files for all of the 2,000+ pages of materials, including our:

Easy Progress Tracking

Visualize your progress and stay motivated as you move through the lessons

We've also included simple, intuitive progress tracking as a part of every PRO learning module. No more wondering which assignments you’ve completed, and which ones you still have left. Now you can see exactly where you are in the course, with just a glance.

With progress tracking, your AccountingCoach learning path will be easy to visualize, helping you stay motivated and on-track as you move through the lessons.

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Motivational Badges and Points

Have fun, stay motivated, and celebrate your achievements as you complete our lessons

Earn our unique badges and points as you track your progress and complete various milestones. You'll find this to be an effective way to stay motivated and celebrate your success.

Motivational Badges and Points

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Earn Our Certificates of Achievement

Prove your skills to employers and distinguish yourself among colleagues

Receive an official certificate from AccountingCoach after passing each of our certificate exams. You can download and print your certificate in PDF format as well as share your certificate online with your own unique and verifiable URL. We offer the following three introductory accounting and bookkeeping certificates:

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Who Will Benefit From Our Materials

Employees and Small Business Owners Who Want a Better Grasp of Accounting

With AccountingCoach PRO, you’ll gain deep-level knowledge and powerful insights into your business. With your increased understanding, you’ll become a valued contributor with the confidence to participate in important financial discussions.

Anyone Who Wants to Master the Language of Business

Accounting isn’t just for accountants. Today, everyone needs to improve their financial literacy. For men and women who want to master accounting and take full control of their careers, AccountingCoach PRO is the clear choice.

Accountants and Bookkeepers Returning to the Workforce

For accountants and bookkeepers returning to the workplace, AccountingCoach PRO is the ideal learning resource. You’ll gain a deeper, more thorough understanding of critical skills that may have gotten rusty over time.

And for someone looking to obtain a bookkeeping certification, AccountingCoach PRO Plus contains 10 Certificates of Achievement which can be earned by passing the related exams.

College Students Learning Accounting or Bookkeeping

If you’re feeling lost in your accounting class and are starting to fall behind, AccountingCoach PRO can help.

Forget about expensive, textbooks, study guides, and outdated class materials.

AccountingCoach PRO explains the fundamentals of accounting in simple, easy to grasp terms, with examples to reinforce everything you learn.

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Meet the Author and Coach

Harold Averkamp

Harold Averkamp (CPA, MBA) has more than 52 years of teaching and business consulting experience

But it’s not his degrees or certifications that make Harold such a great teacher. It’s his unique ability to explain accounting in clear, concise language that even people without business training can easily grasp.

By combining accounting theory with real-world examples, Harold brings accounting to life for students in ways that no textbook, lecture, or run-of-the-mill course can.

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  • Quick Tests with Coaching
  • Cheat Sheets
  • Business Forms
  • Q&A
  • Crosswords
  • Word Scrambles
  • PDF Files for All Materials
  • Progress Tracking
  • Motivational Badges and Points
  • Certificate - Debits and Credits
  • Certificate - Adjusting Entries
  • Certificate - Financial Statements
  • Certificate - Balance Sheet
  • Certificate - Income Statement
  • Certificate - Cash Flow Statement
  • Certificate - Working Capital & Liquidity
  • Certificate - Financial Ratios
  • Certificate - Bank Reconciliation
  • Certificate - Payroll Accounting
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to Everything Below:
  • Explanations
  • Quizzes
  • Bookkeeping Video Training
  • Financial Statements Video Training
  • Flashcards
  • Visual Tutorials
  • Quick Tests
  • Quick Tests with Coaching
  • Cheat Sheets
  • Business Forms
  • Q&A
  • Crosswords
  • Word Scrambles
  • PDF Files for All Materials
  • Progress Tracking
  • Motivational Badges and Points
  • Certificate - Debits and Credits
  • Certificate - Adjusting Entries
  • Certificate - Financial Statements
  • Certificate - Balance Sheet
  • Certificate - Income Statement
  • Certificate - Cash Flow Statement
  • Certificate - Working Capital & Liquidity
  • Certificate - Financial Ratios
  • Certificate - Bank Reconciliation
  • Certificate - Payroll Accounting
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"I found Accounting Coach online about 2 years ago. It has helped me tremendously to brush up on knowledge and information about accounting that I don't have time to go to school for. I have been an accountant for many years and don't plan on going back to college at this point; I have a Bachelors degree already. I use Accounting Coach to study for a job in accounting if I am not familiar with the work or to understand something like cash flow statements when prepping for a job interview. Recently, I used the online exams extensively to study for a city accounting job; with great success. Thank you Harold!"
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"Right after graduating from university and getting my bachelor's degree in accountancy, I didn't manage to land a job in the accounting field, instead I got a job in banking. While the pay was a little bit higher than what many other fresh graduates would get in the accounting field, I didn't particularly enjoy what I was doing. So I decided to give what I was most interested in to begin with another shot. Unfortunately, I wasn't feeling very confident in my ability and knowledge in accounting because there was a particularly long lapse of time where I wasn't exposed to accounting. Thankfully I discovered this website, which explains the basics of what you need to know about accounting in a very concise and rather layman way. I also really appreciate that the administrator of the website tries to improve and add more content to the site instead of stagnating them after getting my money. I can definitely recommend this site if you need to refresh yourself with accounting, or even just to help you with your study if you're still in the process of getting your degree."
"Your website is truly one of the greatest amongst all accounting websites, entailing every possible concept in the best manner possible. The concepts are explained in the best and simplest forms. Everytime I need to go back to revise anything, I make sure to visit your website as it is to-the-point and so easy to understand. Thank you a great deal."
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"Oh my gosh! To say that AccountingCoach has helped me is a total understatement. This site has been a godsend for my practice. I thought I knew everything about accounting and bookkeeping; however, since I've been subscribed to AccountingCoach, I can't begin to tell you how many times I've referred to it when I would question myself. Because of you, I have become a better bookkeeper, more knowledgeable in accounting, and the learning does not stop! I continue to improve my abilities every week. And what's best about all this is that my clients are the beneficiaries and that's what it's all about! Thank you AccountingCoach!!"
"I'd love to share my experience with you. I'm in the insurance industry, which is heavy on regulatory credentialing. Your site was recommended to me after I failed the dreaded Accounting 540 exam, which is part of a series of tests for the CPCU designation. After just a few weeks of watching the videos and completing the practice problems, I retook the exam and secured a pass! I have it all to owe to you; while I've not worked through the entire series, there’s no doubt that my pass can be credited to your program. Thank you!"
"My current position is as a CPA. I have utilized many tools from AccountingCoach PRO, both in assisting other professionals to learn and more importantly in my role as an adjunct professor. The materials provided by AccountingCoach are organized by topic and the modules are built on each other, making it a perfect learning—or in my case, teaching—tool. AccountingCoach has saved me hundreds of hours in developing teaching materials, as I use the materials provided to supplement the college textbooks."
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"My story is not so different from some of the other AccountingCoach fans. I'm a late bloomer and have been working in bookkeeping for some time. When I took an adult extension accounting class some years ago, I was hardly a standout student, and I barely passed the course. I hated my homework, and dreaded tests. My on-the-job training has been touch and go. Then, a year and a half ago, I was up for a job that would definitely require accounting skills, and I was sent a test from the agency that presented my resume for the position. I spent some time preparing on your site, and I aced the test and got the job! I still use the site to progress in my accounting knowledge, and when I need questions answered."
"I want to share that I've embraced your education in between jobs and in between states. I signed up to further what I already have learned and it has been a wonderful review of what I already knew along with learning so much more I did not know. I find myself far more confident in taking control of making the accounting office 'right', in accordance with the GAAP. The tools provided are creative and intelligent, and they help make learning a fun thing. I'm really grateful I found PRO Plus and would highly recommend it to anyone and everyone! You can't get much better than how it's structured. Thank you again for being there. You are a treasure chest filled with gold and have made a huge difference in many lives."
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"I'm the accounting manager at a business advisory firm.. I subscribed to AccountingCoach because I moved from Mexico and needed a platform that could show me accounting concepts in English. I loved the way the site is structured, as it allowed me to study and practice accounting concepts to retake my career. AccountingCoach gave me the confidence to apply to jobs and speak in a professional manner. Thanks for all the time dedicated to creating this site and all the topics that have been incorporated."
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"As Senior Finance Manager and Intermediate Financial Modeler, I needed a refresher course in accounting that would make learning fun, but that would also be in depth. After looking at various online classes, I discovered AccountingCoach and found that the mix of detailed learning material, along with the structure of the materials, fit my needs. The puzzles, videos, and accounting techniques supported my learning style and my schedule. Additionally, the ease of mobile studying allowed me to be able to learn on the go. It is a great tool for anyone who needs to learn accounting from the beginner level, or a professional like myself, who needs to keep abreast of new accounting concepts. I continually return to the course to learn something new."
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"I currently serve as the CFO for a nonprofit organization, as well as running a small business providing bookkeeping and financial advisory services to small businesses. Prior to this, I worked as the financial controller for a family of companies with consolidated revenues of $85 million. I stumbled across AccountingCoach 10+ years ago and it quickly became my go to for clear and concise explanations. I downloaded different versions of the cheat sheets and tests to utilize when onboarding accounting staff. I upgraded to PRO in order to gain access to the additional material. I still use this site to refresh my memory on some terms or processes. I have not found any other site where I can get straightforward and easy-to-understand answers as quickly and concisely. The forms and templates are an invaluable resource. I recommend AccountingCoach to associates and clients as the go-to site for instruction for their bookkeeping and accounting staff."
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"I was interested in getting my finances under control. I was advised to track my expenses but I had no background in accounting. I wanted to do proper record keeping and not just of expenses, but my wealth. I came across many tutorials online. The most comprehensive tutorials were those of AccountingCoach. After being able to quickly learn, I decided to go PRO to have access to additional learning tools. I love the quizzes, they help me determine if I truly understand the material. After 1 year, I know enough about accounting to manage my finances and grow my wealth. Going PRO is one of the best investments I've made. Thank you AccountingCoach!"
"I currently teach Bookkeeping at one of the colleges in New York City. Being a member of AccountingCoach PRO has helped me tremendously. There is always something new to learn and teach. The price is very affordable. I have always encouraged my students to join the site. I'm glad to say that some have and they have really benefited from what AccountingCoach PRO has to offer."
"As a Finance Director, AccountingCoach has helped me remain up-to-date, refreshing my knowledge after more than 10 years out of school, and updating me with new concepts and how to apply them to my job. I couldn't imagine all the benefits one could enjoy becoming a member of AccountingCoach. Thank you for being there, keep it up!"
"Since 2003 till present I've been working as a chief accountant and then CFO. So acounting principles, finance and controlling are already in my background. So why decide to take your online coaching? The reason is that I'm Italian and for my career I need to study once again everything in English, in order to be able to explain every finance and accounting subject fluently and with the most correct vocabulary. Your coaching is really rich of opportunities of learning in different ways (reading, videos, charts, tests and so on), it's always so clear in explanations and for my purpose I can say that I've found it extremely useful!! Thanks and good accounting to everybody."
"In my current role as Director of Operations in the financial services industry, I've found immense value in being a PRO user on AccountingCoach. The materials provided are crafted by Harold Averkamp, a seasoned CPA with over 25 years of teaching experience, ensuring unparalleled clarity and relevance. The core materials offer a strong foundation, and the PRO materials elevate the learning experience with comprehensive resources, including video training, quizzes, and Certificates of Achievement. The convenience of 24/7 access and self-directed, self-paced learning fits seamlessly into my schedule, providing invaluable insights that have directly contributed to my success. AccountingCoach has truly become my go-to platform for advancing my accounting knowledge."
"As a seasoned accounting/auditing professional in a dynamic corporate environment, I rely on AccountingCoach as an invaluable resource to refresh my understanding on important accounting matters and stay ahead in my field. Becoming a PRO user was a no-brainer; the comprehensive materials cater perfectly to my professional needs. The clear explanations, real-world examples, and interactive quizzes have significantly enhanced my understanding of complex accounting concepts. This platform has not only helped me excel in my current role but has also empowered me with the knowledge and confidence to take on new challenges. I have referred several others to the AccountingCoach platform over the years. Kudos to AccountingCoach for being my go-to resource!"
"AccountingCoach PRO - a great learning experience at a very low cost. I would like to thank Harold Averkamp and all the staff behind it for preparing course material that contains all the essentials for a successful career in the accounting field and for giving lifetime access to the materials. The materials are very easy to follow. I am particularly impressed with your ability to explain so beautifully the accounting concepts and debits and credits. I feel that even a beginner can understand them easily. All my interactions have been great! I recommend this excellent accounting course to all."
"I'm currently transitioning from a programming background into the world of accounting, and AccountingCoach has been an absolute game-changer. The PRO membership has provided me with an unparalleled learning experience with the videos, quick tests, cheat sheets, flashcards, and printable PDF files; and those are not even all of the features of the PRO membership! I'm so happy to have found this excellent learning platform, covering everything from accounting basics to the most complex topics. The depth and simplicity with which intricate accounting concepts are explained have been a revelation. And the greatest thing about it all is that I can master accounting at my own pace, without any time restrictions. The lifetime access ensures I can revisit and reinforce my knowledge whenever needed. Thank you, AccountingCoach, for being the comprehensive, accessible, and reliable platform that has immensely supported my transition into the captivating world of accounting!"
"I was a career teacher and coach before I took on the accounting/bookkeeping side of our business. My only accounting experience had been in college, with the one class my parents required of me—Accounting 101. A helpful class, yes, but not a strong base for dealing with daily business entries. Over the years, I read various books that helped me gain general knowledge and keep us in the black and out of trouble with my accountant. When I found AccountingCoach, I was blown away by the ‘fount of all accounting knowledge’ at my fingertips, complete with courses, study guides, and straightforward explanations that even a DIY accounting hack could understand! I now serve as our company's CFO and oversee the books and financial direction of multiple subsidiaries. AccountingCoach has helped me gain confidence and knowledge as I continue to learn best practices to run our businesses."
"I have worked in my current position as an office manager, accountant and HR professional for 25 years. Wearing multiple hats has given me many opportunities. I joined AccountingCoach to help in the area of financial reporting. The application has provided much-needed information on finances over the years. It has saved me time and money versus having to contact my CPA for answers to financial questions. The website is user friendly, and the materials are accessible 24/7."
"AccountingCoach was a huge help to me while going through my MBA program. Accounting can be an intimidating subject to many. I've worked in the education field in the past, so I understand the importance of displaying information in a way that helps the learner stay engaged. This tool made challenging concepts more understandable. The lessons were broken down into a simple layout and the interface was easy to navigate. I have recommended AccountingCoach to several of my friends. Thank you AccountingCoach for continuing to enhance your content!"
"I have a BS in accounting, and was previously working as an accountant/cash manager. Then, I took 15 years off to raise my kids. Once I decided to go back to work, I felt very out of the loop, so to speak, when it came to accounting. My education and work experience had been such a long time ago. I found AccountingCoach quite by accident, but once I looked it over, I became a PRO user so that I could track my progress and have lifetime access to many of the other advantages PRO provides, like the videos and quick tests. I really liked that everything was organized into subjects and that I could either go in order, or click into different areas and read or work on a specific accounting subject. Working through various parts of your program really helped me remember different things that I had previously learned, and also helped give me the confidence to get back on track with my career. I am currently working as an assistant controller. I still go back in now and then to reinforce some of my previous education, as well as to go over things I don't have as much experience in, like non-profit accounting. This really is a great site, whether you're new to accounting, or you already have an accounting background and just need to use it to reinforce your knowledge or improve your skills. I have never regretted spending the money to become a PRO user."
"AccountingCoach is a simply fantastic self learning source. The way it explains various accounting concepts in such a simple and self explanatory manner is really commendable. Being an engineering student with no past accounting background, AccountingCoach has been a great saviour in my MBA accounting module. The Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows, and Income Statement all have been explained very beautifully. Thank you AccountingCoach. Keep up the good work."
"I am currently a controller. I began using AccountingCoach when I first started working in accounting. It was a huge asset for researching and answering accounting questions. Once I saw the PRO version, I did not hesitate to ask our company head to purchase this subscription. I have now been working in accounting for over 16 years, and AccountingCoach continues to be full of helpful information for any accounting level."
"My purchase of Harold Averkamp's AccountingCoach PRO service was one of my best career decisions. It is embarrassing to say that my accelerated MBA, focused in accounting, was too brief for becoming an accountant. I began subscribing to different online courses, however, these could not deliver exactly what I needed. My problem was solved with my purchase of AccountingCoach PRO. I am so grateful for the streamlined, organized, and invaluable lifetime service of AccountingCoach PRO. The content is well organized into a learning path and includes cheat sheets for quick references. The content is valuable for both current and aspiring careers in accounting and finance. The PRO membership content is also relevant for payapp developers, business owners, investors, and management consultants. I referenced these cheat sheets before every job interview leading into my accounting career, and I am grateful to say that thanks to this, my most recent role is FP&A Manager. Accounting is complicated and vital for all business activities, and I firmly believe that an AccountingCoach PRO membership is the best way to get started with it."
"AccountingCoach has helped get me hired. I signed up with AccountingCoach to refamiliarize myself with basic accounting/bookkeeping jargon and concepts to land a great position in a financial firm after being away from an accounting role for 35 years. The bookkeeping videos got me back up to speed in one day and helped me not only pass a skills test, but also labeled my efforts as proficient. Now, after being in my new role for 2 months, it's time for me to continue the courses to improve my overall knowledge and stabilize the value of my participation on the team. The videos hold my ADHD attention and the quizzes reinforce the material well. Thank you, AccountingCoach, for getting me where I needed to be."
"When I began to cut my teeth as a new general ledger accountant, I discovered that my memory of a lot of the accounting that I learned in college was getting slightly hazy. So, I combed the internet for websites that could help refresh that hazy memory of accounting principles. When I stumbled upon AccountingCoach by Harold Averkamp, CPA, MBA, my search ended. AccountingCoach helped me straighten out the bits and pieces of accounting that were beginning to elude me or that hadn't quite fallen into place. It didn't take long for me to realize that I wanted, and needed, the peace of mind of having complete access to the concise and easy-to-understand lessons. I became a PRO user over fifteen years ago, and I have always been glad I did. Thank you, AccountingCoach, for many years of being my number-one accounting research website!"
"AccountingCoach allowed me to understand accounting principles without any prior knowledge. Using simple to follow step-by-step explanations, I was able to grasp how debit and credit works, how balance sheet and income statement complimented each other, what the cash flow statement is and how to create one. I have tried many different books and online resources on accounting but only AccountingCoach managed to convey information in such a way that a person with zero previous knowledge or experience on the subject was able to finally understand and be able to apply it in real-life situations."
"I enrolled in an accounting course online. I was sent textbooks and a workbook in the mail and that was it. I was on my own to figure out the rest. It was difficult trying to match the course and workbook together to do the lessons and exercises and the explanations left too many gaps and questions. I knew I needed extra support. I stumbled upon AccountingCoach in an Internet search and from the little I was able to read, I gained a far better understanding than the college level textbook I had been studying for months. I signed up for the PRO level and it got even better. I'm able to do more exercises and gain extra studying tools and more detailed explanations to ensure my understanding of the accounting process. Truthfully, I've learned more through the AccountingCoach PRO than the college textbook and it cost sooo much less! It has been a life saver. I don't think I could have continued without it. Thank you for creating such an amazing experience and giving me the confidence I needed to keep working towards my goal."
"What is absolutely wonderful about AccountingCoach is that they have just the right answer at just the right time. In our top-heavy results driven business environment, and because I have had to wear many hats for various employers, sometimes you grow stale between projects on particular topics. It's good to know that I can 'refresh' my mind and continue to be and sound like the accounting professional I am. Their easy-to-follow format and search gets me right where I need to Thank you!"
"After working in accounts payable for 5 years, I applied for a similar position elsewhere. Given warning I would take an accounting exam, this English degree-holding gal crammed for a week using AccountingCoach. Come test time I was ecstatic to complete and pass the exam, leading to a job offer through which I am now making double what I was previously. I owe it all to AccountingCoach!"
"I am currently working as an asset analyst at a multinational company. I perform all activities related to asset management, e.g. creating new assets, running monthly depreciation, and doing write-offs. I became a PRO user because I wanted to get a job in the field of accounting. I think the material is extremely detailed and very well explained, and easy to understand even without previous studies. I really like the video training, flashcards and quick tests that all help us deepen our knowledge. It's much more enjoyable than learning from a textbook. AccountingCoach’s materials helped me get my current job, and I'm confident that if I wanted to change positions and do more complex things, not just asset accounting, the materials would be very useful, as the whole accounting field is covered."
"I am a staff accountant at a small CPA firm in southern California. I previously worked as the accountant for a county probate department for a number of years, and also worked briefly for an oil & gas company. I finished my accounting degree in 2016, but it wasn't long into my career that I realized I didn't know many of the things I should have learned in college. I would often have to google things I should have already learned, and found that I was often directed to AccountingCoach, which answered nearly all my questions. That was when I decided to become a PRO user, and AccountingCoach became my primary tool for supplemental learning. There are tons of topics available and the concepts are taught in an easy-to-understand manner. I especially like the quizzes and the ease of use of the entire program. AccountingCoach has helped me learn many of the things I should have learned in college, and I believe it has directly influenced my professional growth."
"I am currently the owner of a bookkeeping and tax business of 16 years. AccountingCoach was purchased in 2018, originally to help answer simple bookkeeping questions. Since then, I have found AccountingCoach to be extremely useful in helping my new bookkeeping hires to understand the more complex sides of bookkeeping in a simple way that saves me the time of training. It has been a wonderful tool to incorporate into making my business more successful."
"I am thrilled to share my journey with AccountingCoach PRO, a platform that has been a cornerstone in my career transformation from Accountant to Finance Manager, and now Business Applications Manager. I vividly remember the day I was called for an interview that included a critical accounting exam. AccountingCoach was instrumental in helping me revive crucial knowledge, ultimately leading me to outshine other candidates and secure the job. What truly set me apart was the practical assistance from AccountingCoach PRO, particularly the ready-to-use Excel templates that streamlined my work processes. My journey with AccountingCoach didn't stop there. It also played a pivotal role in my career progression from Accountant to Senior Accountant, and eventually in my role as Financial & Administrative Manager. The platform has been invaluable, not only in refining my own skills but also in enabling me to effectively communicate complex financial concepts to junior colleagues, business owners, and non-finance stakeholders. Whenever I encounter a forgotten topic, AccountingCoach is my reliable resource for quick and clear information. The decision to upgrade to the PRO version was a no-brainer. It offered an array of advanced tools like training videos, Excel cheat sheets, comprehensive PDF guides, and flashcards—all of which has significantly enhanced my knowledge and memory retention. Today, as a business applications manager working closely with accounting, finance, data, and ERP teams, I owe a great deal of my success and professional growth to the foundational and ongoing learning supported by AccountingCoach PRO."
"I have learned so much about accounting by simply studying an hour a day. I did not realize how much fun the PRO Plus program was going to be. I highly urge anyone and everyone in business to try it. I personally have gained so much more knowledge than in my college classes. Thanks to AccountingCoach and their amazing online program!"
"I am a student starting over at 56. Accounting is not easy for me although I love learning it. The AccountingCoach has helped me clearly understand. It explains things in a way I understand. Accounting is not simple at first, I wonder if I will ever feel I 'know' it fully. But, I know I would not have an 'A' had I not found AccountingCoach. It has been well worth what little money I spent for it. I would be the best sales person for AccountingCoach since I share it with so many people. Thank God I found you!"
"AccountingCoach is the real deal. I am a new accounting student and found myself very overwhelmed and confused at the start of the Spring semester this past January. I was extremely frustrated and contemplating changing my major (again-- I'd just switched to accounting from Paralegal). I cannot remember how I came across AccountingCoach, but I am so grateful that I did. Any time I feel that I am not getting something, I come to AccountingCoach for easy-to-understand explanations. I was able to pass all of my classes that semester, and I was able to earn a 4.0 this semester because I made straight A's. Thank you, thank you, thank you for this!!!"
"I am so thankful to have found the information I needed at AccountingCoach. Several years ago I became the corporate finance vice president for a new public charity. I had many years of executive management experience, but little 'hands on' accounting needed to set up the financial system and to keep the books. AccountingCoach's clear, straight-forward explanations were exactly the review material that I needed. And, I much appreciated that all of this expert and concise information was freely shared on their website. Thank you, AccountingCoach!"
"My current position is Accounting Associate. I recently graduated with a Masters of Accounting, and have roughly 8 months of accounting experience. I became a PRO user to use all the features of AccountingCoach in order to be better at journal entries for entry-level accounting positions. I loved that the materials were condensed and extremely easy to read, understand, and implement into my studies for tests and for my current position. I have benefited from the program by being more confident with adjusting entries, statements, journal entries, cash flow statements, as well as understanding the language of business."

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