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Maine Adult Education

Accounting Fundamentals

with Charlene Messier, Franklin County Adult Education


In this comprehensive course, you will learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You will get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities.

Accounting Fundamentals covers all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.


Hardware Requirements:This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:PC: Windows 8 or newer.Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.Adobe Acrobat Reader.Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.A calculator and a printer.

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Classes can start on any of these dates: March 17, April 14 and/or May 12 

These classes run for 6 weeks or you can do them for 3 months.



  • for 6 weeks


Farmington, ME 04938

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This program is offered by Franklin County Adult Education . For more information, contact (207)778-3460.

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