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Distance Learning — Accounting for Non-Accountants (ACCT)

Designed for participants who have little or no accounting knowledge

This class is equally applicable to those who are new to xTuple or current xTuple users who want to bolster their knowledge of both basic accounting principles and fundamental configuration and operation of core xTuple accounting functionality.


  • Day One, 9:00 AM — 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM — 4:00 PM

Note — This training meets 2 times. You are expected to attend both sessions. Eastern Time (GMT-05:00-US & Canada)

Curriculum Overview

  • What is accounting?
  • Why is accounting important?
  • Why is accounting important in ERP?
  • Who is involved in the accounting process in an integrated business?
  • What are the basic account types?
  • What is a debit and a credit?
  • What are the debits and credits throughout the entire order to cash flow process?
  • What is a trial balance and how is it derived?
  • What is the purpose of the different financial statements?
  • Where does activity post and how is it reported?
  • Other concepts such as
    • Costing, Standard, Average and Job Cost
    • Manufacturing Accounting
    • Subledger
  • Specifically for xTuple
  • What is the core setup?
  • How are accounting periods defined?
  • How are general ledger accounts created?
  • What are the ways to post journal entries?
  • What are the basics of general ledger account mappings?
  • How is a payable processed from voucher to check?
  • How is a receivable processed from invoice to cash receipt?
  • How are financial reports generated?
Instructional Method
  • Group-live online
Program Level
  • Basic
  • None
Advanced Preparation
  • None
CPE Credits
  • This class has been reviewed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
  • Qualified attendees are eligible to receive 6 CPE credit hours
  • In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour
Field of Study
  • Specialized Knowledge and Applications
  • $295


Level of Difficulty 

Knowledge Management, Training Options

Training options vary from free online resources to paid in-classroom or live group events to specialized content designed for and delivered at your business location. Find out which is right for your staff needs.

Refund Policy and Cancellations

Requests for refunds for Live Classes must be received in writing at least 30 days prior to scheduled start date of training session. All cancellations will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted within 30 days of scheduled start date. For Web-based Classes, all sales are final. No refunds will be granted for Group Internet Classes. Participants of canceled classes will be offered course credits which may be applied to future courses and must be redeemed within 12 months of receipt.

Registered with National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

xTuple is a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417.