ACCPAC  covers how to record day-to-day transactions for a company using ACCPAC, a popular financial software package. The module includes the General Ledger, Payable and Receivable Modules. The participant will also learn how to maintain a standard set of books using computerized accounting and how to develop a standard set of financial reports.

Course Length

Up to 84 hours

Text Book

Using SAGE ACCPAC 500 ERP Version 5.5 by Christine A. Heaney (ISBN 978-0-321-62827-5)

Method of Evaluation

  • Practical Exercises 20%
  • Participation 20%
  • Final Exam 60% (minimum 65%=pass)



  • Understand how to setup an accounting system and company database
  • Understand how to create and print a Chart of Accounts
  • Understand how to setup Bank Services and Tax Services
  • Understand how to enter and post purchase invoices, vendor credit and debit
    notes, and payments in Payable Module
  • Understand how to enter and post sales invoices, credit and debit notes, and
    payments in Receivable Module



  • Able to create the Chart of Account
  • Able to perform transaction processing related to (Cash & Credit) purchases and
    payments in Payable Module and (Cash & Credit) sales and receipts in Receivable
  • Able to process pay cheques for employees individually or by regular payroll
    cheque runs
  • Able to develop a standard set of financial reports
  • Able to close the year
  • Able to perform Bank Reconciliation
Accounting Software