Excel Accountant: Internal Control

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David Ringstrom

Excel Accountant

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 10:00 AM EDT

  • CPA Canada
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA
  • Tax Preparer

2 Credits

$20

Subject Area

Computer Software and Applications

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPE credit for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)

2 CPE credit of Computer Software & Applications for all CPAs

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 CE credit of Computer Technology for Maryland Tax Preparers

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Course Description

In this online webinar, Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA, shows you how to implement internal control features within your Excel spreadsheets. He explains how several Excel features—Data Validation, Conditional Formatting, and hide and protect features—can be implemented to control users’ actions and protect your worksheets and workbooks from unauthorized changes. In addition, David explains the benefits of the VLOOKUP, SUMIF, and CELL functions.

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.

Who Would Be Interested in This Course: 

Practitioners who develop spreadsheets for others and want to prevent unauthorized changes from being made. 

This online CPE webinar covers following key topics:

  • Toggling the Locked status of a worksheet cell on or off by way of a custom shortcut.
  • Utilizing Data Validation to limit percentages entered in a cell to a specific range of values.
  • Creating an in-cell list by way of Excel’s Data Validation feature.
  • Using a custom number format to hide zero amounts within a specific area of a spreadsheet.
  • Using Conditional Formatting to identify unlocked cells into which data can be entered. 
  • Improving the integrity of spreadsheets with Excel’s VLOOKUP function.
  • Using Data Validation to create a rule that ensures dates entered within a cell are greater than or equal to today’s date.
  • Ensuring proper VLOOKUP integrity by using Data Validation to create an in-cell drop-down list.
  • Using Conditional Formatting to color-code your data, identify duplicates, and apply icons.
  • Overcoming VLOOKUP’s quirks by using SUMIF to look up numeric values.
  • Using Excel’s VLOOKUP function to look up an item description based on an input provided by the user.
  • Preserving key formulas using hide and protect features.

Learning Objectives

  • To recall which ribbon tab contains the Data Validation feature.
  • To identify which input is valid for a data validation rule limiting inputs to whole numbers between 0 and 100.
  • To recall the ribbon tab the Table feature appears within.

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