Students prepare statements relevant to year end accounting processes synthesizing what they have learned in the previous two courses. Specific topics include adjusting entries, closing entries (with a focus on the adjustment to retained earnings), the preparation of an income statement, retained earnings statement, and a balance sheet, and the procedure for recording the four closing entries. Students will also learn how to prepare the post-closing trial balance.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM COMPLETING THE ACCOUNTING CYCLE
This course was a useful and basic introduction to how accounting works.
I appreciate this introduction course. I will continue to learn more through other more advance course.
The course is well designed and the trainer is really good. It gives a clear picture of an accounting cycle.
About the Introduction to Financial Accounting: The Accounting Cycle Specialization
In this hands-on Specialization you will practice completing each step of the accounting cycle within Microsoft Excel, from analyzing and recording the first financial transactions of the year all the way through starting the new fiscal year.
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