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Minor Award Name Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised


Minor Award Code 5N1354
Level 5

Some suggested resources to support delivery:


Theme/Topic Type Relevance Author/Sourc Web Link
e
Bookkeeping Website Lists all the need to know book-keeping beginner- http://www.beginner-bookkeeping.com/bookkeeping-
Terms terms in a dictionary-style, alphabetical bookkeeping.c terms.html
layout. Useful in preparation for the short om
questions in the computerised exam.
PDF Concise one page glossary of book-keeping Dales http://www.dalesbookkeeping.co.uk/GIFs/glossary_of_b
terms Bookkeeping ookkeeping_terms.pdf

History of Website Useful terms of reference sheet provides a AccountsMan. http://www.accountsman.com/history-double-entry-


Bookkeeping one page summary of the History of com book-keeping.html
and the Bookkeeping and the double entry system
Double Entry
System
Double Entry Website This explains the double entry system and is Leoisaac http://www.leoisaac.com/fin/fin004.htm
Bookkeeping followed by examples of financial Financial
Principle transactions Managment
Bookkeeping Website This outlines the Accounting Cycle and NETMBA http://www.netmba.com/accounting/fin/process/

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Process steps 1-10 refer to the book-keeping Business
process Knowledge
Centre
Manual Website Useful Article provides an overview of AccountMan.c http://www.accountsman.com/manual-accounting-
Bookkeeping manual account procedures as well as om systems.html
providing a bulleted list of its advantages
and disadvantages
Computerised Website One page Article provides a simple and well CleverAccounti http://www.cleveraccounting.com/9-advantages-
Bookkeeping explained bulleted list of the advantages of ng computerized-accounting/
Advantages Computerised Bookkeeping
Source Website This information sheet provides explanation WizzNotes http://wizznotes.com/accounts/final-accounts/the-
Documents of invoices, credit notes, bank records and balance-sheet
petty cash vouchers
What is an Website This information sheet explains the five Leoisaac http://www.leoisaac.com/fin/fin005.htm
Account? categories of account Financial
Managment
The Online Video Useful explanation and to the point Matt Fisher https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eezXyx7ZANY
Accounting presentation of the Accounting Equation
Equation
Sales Ledger Online Nice easy to follow diagram explaining how WizzNotes http://wizznotes.com/accounts/final-accounts/sales-
Infographic to post from the daybooks to the Ledger journal

Books of First Online PPT Comprehensive PowerPoint guide to the Joan Martin http://www.pdst.ie/sc/accounting/cresources/TY
Entry, Double bulleted list below and includes class
entry book- questions and activities
keeping,
• Purpose of accounting records

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Ledgers and • Steps in Accounting
Trial Balance • Source documents and day books
• Double-entry bookkeeping and the
trial balance
• Assets, Liabilities, Expenses and
Revenue
• The function of each day book
• Interpret ledger entries and
balances

Trial Balance Website  Outlines the steps in preparing a Dummies.com http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/preparing-a-


trial-balance-for-your-business.html
Trial Balance as well as pointing out the
reasons why a Trial Balance may not
balance.
Website  Another resource outlining Trial Accounting http://accounting-simplified.com/trial-balance.html
Simplified
Balance under the following headings
 Purpose
 Example
 Limitations
VAT Website  Essential reading – identifies the Citizens http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/money_and_tax/t
Information ax/duties_and_vat/value_added_tax.html
purpose of VAT and the current rates of
VAT and where they apply

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VAT 3 Form PDF Booklet Sample Available to prepare a VAT 3 Form Accounting http://www.technicians.ie/Students/Study_Materials/Tax_For
in accordance with the requirements of the Technicians ms/Tax_Forms.html
Revenue Commissioners Ireland
How to do Vat Online Essential reading to understand the Think https://www.thinkbusiness.ie/articles/how-to-do-vat-
Returns preparation of the end-of period VAT Business.ie returns/
return in accordance with the Revenue
Commissioners
Bank Online Essential reading – outlines the purpose of Think https://www.thinkbusiness.ie/articles/bank-
Reconciliation a Bank Reconciliation Statement and Business.ie reconciliation-statements-are-essential-for-your-
Statement provides a comprehensive guide to business/
preparing a bank reconciliation statement.
Tas Online video Short video presentation showing how to David Hopcrof https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gztM62ACpQ
Setup a company
Enter a customer
Enter a supplier
PDF Financial [PDF]TAS BOOKS 2 User Manual - JMB
Tas Very Useful TAS Books 2 User Manual. It is Services Unit,
107 pages. Most relevant for this module Dublin
are sections

TAS ESSENTIALS
Getting Started on TB2 7
Changing the Nominal ledger date 9
Backup 18

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Restoring a backup file 23


CASHBOOK
Creating a new Bank Account 35
Enter a lodgment 38
Enter a payment 40
Enter Inter-bank transfer 42
Entering petty cash transactions 50
Reconciling with the bank statement 53
NOMINAL LEDGER
Changing a new nominal ledger code 65
Journal between nominal codes 69
Printing the trial balance 83

Website TeachUComp.I http://www.teachucomp.com/courses/sage/learn-sage-


SAGE 50 This online Sage Training Course has many nc 50-2015-training-tutorial-course
sample free lessons which include:

Setting Customer Defaults


Adding Accounts
Quotes, Sales Orders and Invoicing

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Bookkeeping Book This textbook provides instruction on how John Roche Layout of this book can be accessed by downloading this
Manual & ISBN: to record, edit, interpret and analyse website
Computerised 97807171527 financial data using manual and https://www.gilleducation.ie/AcuCustom/Sitename/DA
3rd edition 04 computerised bookkeeping systems. M/059/Bookkeeping_Manual_and_Computerised_3rd_e
Presents three different company accounts d_-_Look_Inside_Sample.pdf
for a total of six monthly periods,
illustrating the basic principles and entries Further information at
of bookkeeping. The same tasks are used in http://www.gilleducation.ie/accounting-bookkeeping-
both the manual and computerised payroll/accounting-bookkeeping-payroll/bookkeeping-
sections, facilitating comparison of results. manual--computerised
Book Dympna Dolan New edition now available to purchase and view sample
Bookkeeping - This textbook is written specifically for the 2016 copy on http://www.payroll-book.com/
Manual and QQI Level 5 Bookkeeping component
Computerised entitled 'Bookkeeping - Manual and
Computerised' (5N1354). It is possible to
download an inspection copy

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Useful Organisations:
Name Contact Information
Citizens Information http://www.citizensinformation.ie/
Think Business http:ThinkBusiness.ie/
ThinkBusiness is the go-to reference site and provides tools, templates,
guide and checklists in Finance, Marketing, HR and Sales.

IATI http://www.accountingtechniciansrecruitment.ie/
Under the Job Seekers Tab, a useful RSS Jobs Feed. Helpful to show
bookkeeping students likely progression to Jobs in this area.
Irish 21st Century Students BlogSpot http://irish21stcenturystudents.blogspot.ie/search/l
abel/Computerised%20and%20Manual
Although this blogspot is for the module Computerised and Manual %20Accounting/
Accounting, there is some overlap with the bookkeeping module and
has some useful resources
Sage provides an online forum which requires registration that is free http://www.sageforum.co.uk/
of charge. Might be useful for posting Tas Books queries as Tas is part
of the Sage family

MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses)


Free Access to online courses https://www.mooc-list.com/
Search regularly for new courses and new start dates