Sage Computerised Accounts & Sage Quickpay (Payroll)

Sage Computerised Accounts & Sage Quickpay (Payroll)  


Programme Aim

This course covers all the aspects of setting up a computerised accounting system, to give participants the skills to be able to maintain proper books of account, including conducting bank reconciliations, production of sales & purchases ledgers, credit control and VAT. Participants will also learn how to extract reports to analyse business performance.

Programme Content

Day One

Revision & set up of VAT Codes, Nominal Codes, Records, Opening Balances, Generating Invoices & Reports.

Day Two

Creating Bank, Cash & Credit Card Accounts. Processing Receipts, Payments, Direct Debits, Transfers,

Recurring Entries, Credit Cards Transactions, Bank Reconciliation and Bank Reports.

Day Three

Processing VAT Return, VAT Reports, Reconciliation of VAT, Vat Wizard. Processing VAT Payments/Refunds,

Calculating VAT on Sales Invoice & Cash Receipt Basis. Wages Journal Entries, Paye/Prsi Payments, Printing Reports.

Day Four

Financial Reports, Explanation & Printing of Trial Balance, Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet & Budget/Variance Report.

Set up of Chart of Accounts for P&L, Balance Sheet & Budget Variance Report. Year End Checklist for Accountant, Printing of

Financial Information. Carrying out Year End Procedure, Clear Audit Trail. Q & A Session.

Day Five

Sage Quickpay - Setting up of company & employee information. Running the payroll, producing Reports, Back-up & Restoration Procedures.

Mentoring Visit – Half Day session with participant in business premises – setting up software etc


5 Days 9.30am – 4.30pm, Wednesday of each week, excluding one to one mentoring in participant’s premises implementing system.


€100 (excluding optional exam fee for Certification to be paid by participant).

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