Course Outline

Sage Line 50 Accounting Introduction


Who is this course for?

As a new user with little or no knowledge of Sage, the topics on this course will enable you to automate and manage your basic accounting functions.


How long is this course?

2 Days 


What do I need to know before attending?

Knowledge of standard Double Entry Book-keeping. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Understand the structure of computerised accounting.
  • Create and maintain new supplier and customer accounts.
  • Process basic transactions and maintain basic ledgers.
  • Produce basic financial reports.
  • Complete month and year end procedures.


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Overview of Sage Accounts.
Different versions of Sage.
Introduction to the Sage screen and Windows basics.

Sales Ledger
Creating accounts.
Accounts List Report.
Entering manually prepared invoices & credit notes.
Producing Free Text Invoices via Invoice Production.
Entering, printing, deleting and reporting on Sage produced Invoices.
Account Balances Report.
Transaction History.
Processing refunds & contra entries.
Bad Debt write-off.
Day Books & statements.

Purchase Ledger
Creating accounts.
Entering manually prepared invoices & credit notes.
Entering Payments.
Purchase Ledger reports.

Nominal Ledger
Creating new accounts.
Bank transactions.
Petty cash transactions.
Nominal Ledger reports.
Journal Entries.

Bank Reconciliation

Preparing the VAT Analysis report.
Reconciling VAT transactions.

Month End Procedures
Closing off.

Year End procedures
Zeroing balances.
Closing off.
Error Correction.

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