55Sage Instant Accounts exam syllabusSage Certification will test your knowledge in the following areas:. Use shortcut keys and navigate around your software. Deal with company settings and access rights. Backup, restore and check your data. Match function keys to the shortcuts they perform. Configure the chart of accounts. Check customer and supplier defaults. Create new customer, supplier, nominal and bank records. Work with bank, cash and credit card transactions. Raise and pay customer and supplier invoices. Print a bank statement. Perform a bank reconciliation. Run financial reports. Deal with the VAT return. Check and correct transactionsTest your skills for freeBefore you take your certification exam, we recommend you assess your knowledge of your Sage software. You can do this by taking a free, online diagnostic test from http://www.sagecertification.co.uk/q4/open.dll To login, enter the word Test in both the Name and the Group, click enter, and then select the diagnostic test of your choice. On completion, these tests will provide you with online feedback.
56Sage 50 Accounts exam syllabusSage Certification will test your knowledge in the following areas:Level 1. Use shortcut keys and navigate around your software. Deal with company settings and access rights. Backup, restore and check your data. Configure the chart of accounts. Create and maintain nominal records and budgets. Prepare, plan and post opening balances. Set up customer details, defaults, terms and status. Set up supplier details, defaults and terms. Work with bank, cash, credit card payments and receipts. Post invoices and credit notes. Record customer receipts and disputed items. Post payments, match credit notes and payments on account. Post journals. Check and correct transactions Level 2. Perform a bank reconciliation. Apply search criteria, multiple searches and wild cards. Review the ageing frequency on outstanding invoices, age invoices and produce ageing reports. Understand the different types of customer correspondence. Flag invoices in dispute, write off customer or supplier transactions and adjust VAT accordingly. Set up and process recurring transactions. Set up and post depreciation and dispose of an asset. Set up and process prepayments and accruals. Deal with the VAT return and run the year end. Produce profit and loss, balance sheet, budget reports, departmental reports and transfer basic information to Microsoft Excel and Word. Understand and interpret the results from your management reports Level 3. Plan a stock system. Create product records. Set up a product assembly. Enter opening balances for stock levels. Perform a stock take and make adjustments. Perform a stock period end and a year end. Set up and maintain pricing and discount structures. Create and process sales and purchase orders. Create multiple delivery addresses. Create quotes and pro-forma documents. Create product invoices and credit notes. Setup recurring invoices and orders