Excel Accountant: Auditing Excel Workbooks

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Course Description

Learn from Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, valuable techniques that can be used to verify the integrity of even the most complicated Excel spreadsheets. In this comprehensive course, David shows you how to use Excel’s formula auditing and error-checking tools, identify duplicates in a list, monitor the ramifications of even minor changes made to your workbooks, use the Evaluate Formula feature, and much more.

David demonstrates every technique at least twice: first, on a PowerPoint slide with numbered steps, and second, in the subscription-based Office 365 version of Excel. David draws your attention to any differences in the older versions of Excel (2019, 2016, 2013, and earlier) during the presentation as well as in his detailed handouts. David also provides an Excel workbook that includes most of the examples he uses during the webcast.

Office 365 is a subscription-based product that provides new-feature updates as often as monthly. Conversely, the perpetual licensed versions of Excel have feature sets that don’t change. Perpetual licensed versions have year numbers, such as Excel 2019, Excel 2016, and so on.

Learning objectives

  • Recall the location of the menu command that allows you to determine categorically if a workbook contains links or not.
  • Define how to transform cell references into range names. State the location of the Enable Iterative Calculations setting within the Excel Options dialog box.
  • Implement the Watch Window to monitor the ramifications of even minor changes to your workbooks.

About Presenter

David Ringstrom, CPA

President, Accounting Advisors, Inc

david@acctadv.com

I own an Atlanta-based training and consulting firm that helps businesses nationwide streamline accounting challenges. Our specialties include:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Sage 50/Peachtree Accounting
  • QuickBooks

Our services include training, technical support, accounting automation, and problem solving. I have spoken at conferences or meetings for these organizations:

  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Georgia Society of CPAs
  • South Carolina Society of CPAs
  • Georgia Government Finance Officers Association
  • Atlanta chapter, American Society of Women CPAs
  • Perimeter Chapter, Georgia Society of CPAs

I teach around 175 live webinars annually on Microsoft Excel across roughly two-dozen training providers. I am available for in-house training or select conference engagements as well.

I've published hundreds of freelance articles on various topics, including Lotus 1-2-3, Quattro Pro, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Accounting, QuickBooks, Peachtree Accounting, and more.

I serve as the technical editor for several books in Wiley's Dummies series, including QuickBooks for Dummies, Quicken for Dummies, Peachtree for Dummies, and more. I am the lead author for the Idiot's Guide; Introductory Accounting book.

Specialties: Microsoft Excel, Visual Basic for Applications, Sage 50, Peachtree Accounting, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Accounting, freelance writing, training, business consulting

Accounting Advisors is an Atlanta-based firm helping businesses nationwide streamline accounting challenges. Our specialties include:

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • Sage 50/Peachtree Accounting
  • QuickBooks

Our services include technical support, training, accounting automation, and problem solving.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. CPE is issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
  • This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
  • If you are Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) many of our courses qualifies for your verifiable CPD requirements you will get your certificate for the program. You can check a tab of “Webinar Qualifies for” for the same.However please do verify with respective regulatory body about the eligibility for the same.
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Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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    Antonio Ramsey
    Jun 22nd 2020
    This was a really good course with easy to follow steps and clear explanation of even complex Excel functionalities.
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Tracy Darrow , CPA
Although I had a hard time coming back to and making progress at around the homestretch, overall well put together and informative. Thank you.
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Faith Close , CPA
The sound was a little muffled and little bit fast. But overall the instructor did a very good job of explaining and a wonderful presentation.

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  • Cost $20
  • CPE Credits 2
  • Subject Area Auditing
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? Accountant CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm CPA (Industry) Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Tax Accountant (Industry) Senior Accountant Cloud Accountants Entrepreneurial Accountant
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BEST TAX RETURN WORKSHOP ON S CORPORATION (1120S)
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Wednesday, August 05, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
TAX PRACTITIONERS ETHICS (LATEST 2020)
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 | 01:30 PM EDT View Details/Register
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Wednesday, August 05, 2020 | 03:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
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Wednesday, August 05, 2020 | 03:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
3 Things Your Pricing Should Include in Today's Environment (Covid-19 Special)
Wednesday, August 05, 2020 | 04:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
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Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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Building a Framework for Regulatory Ethics
Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 10:30 AM EDT View Details/Register
Passive Loss Issues with Schedule K-1s
Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 11:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
S-Corp Preparation, Basis Calculations & Distributions – Form 1120S Schedule K & K-1 Analysis
Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 11:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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