QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online are considered the industry standard software that enables small and medium businesses to keep control of their accounting. It is effective for keeping your expenses, income, invoices and payroll organised. This helps with business planning, financial reports and works with HMRC financial requirements.
But as with all systems, you need to make good use of it for it to perform as you require. So how can you make sure that your business is getting the best out of QuickBooks Desktop? Here are some helpful suggestions to get you off to a great start.
Firstly, you need your QuickBooks Desktop software to be set up properly. You will find an easy to use free set up guide on our website. After all, you can not use software that has not been set up correctly. Download the free guide so that you can make a good start with QuickBooks Desktop.
Next, make sure that your files are backed up. With QuickBooks Desktop, you will want to have backup files. If you use the online version of QuickBooks Desktop, then the remote storage provides you with a safe backup, which is an excellent protection from unexpected technical problems.
We recommend that your company invests in good initial training, so that your employees are confident and competent at using QuickBooks Desktop. At Wellington Training, we offer a range of training options which are ideal for getting your staff going with QuickBooks Desktop. This will enable them to use the QuickBooks Desktop package effectively to track your company accounts and avoid errors. This training can be offered at a location convenient for you, or at our own training suite. However, many companies are choosing to have QuickBooks Desktop training online. This is a great way of simplifying the start process, as well as cutting costs.
Once you have QuickBooks Desktop up and running in your business, we recommend that you continue with training to enhance your employee’s abilities. After all, your accounts software is essential to your business. You need to know that the QuickBooks Desktop system is working for you, recording accurate, up to date information and that you are getting the maximum benefit from its capabilities.
One option that we offer to help your employees gain access to the full capabilities of QuickBooks Desktop is our bespoke training. This is a great way to create a training course which focuses on the specific needs of your business. Another option is QuickBooks Desktop consultancy. Working online, our expert trainer can help your employees troubleshoot any difficulties they are having with the system by working through your procedures in real time with them.
What about your non-accounting staff? Do your non-accounts managers struggle to understand the data that is generated, or the requirements of HMRC? Our financial training is perfect for making sure that your managers can make full use of the information and records generated by QuickBooks Desktop.
If you are interested in any of the training services we offer, contact us today and we will create the training you need.