Introduction to QuickBooks Online for Accountants Flashcards


Handle your schedule and access the clients ‘book anytime’ anywhere you wish to simplify rationalize productivity only with accountant tools. As per experts, QuickBooks Online Accountant is designed to empower the pros to upgrade themselves. With the help of the resources and the features accessible only by bookkeepers and accountants, a business can thrive and find its path towards the growth trajectory.

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  • While Intuit gives you the choice of who pays the subscription, it notes that the best price is the wholesale – and it’s up to the firm whether they pass it onto the client.
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  • It can increase productivity, reduce errors and fraud, and maximize companies’ resources in the long run.

With the free QuickBooks mobile app, you can automatically track your business mileage without manually recording your odometer readings. Alternatively, you can manually enter your mileage each time you drive.

Set up memorized transactions

Our suggestion, start by implementing custom fields and let your transactions help you make important decisions on the future of your firm. In that case, you can just run these fields moving forward and run a custom report after 12 months, OR you can take the time to manually update the custom field on previous invoices as far back as you wish to go. Intuit® is upgrading our QuickBooks Online Accountant version to include QuickBooks Online Advanced. Yes, you heard that right; you can now manage your books with the features that make QuickBooks Online Advanced great. Our editors’ annual selection of the best new and improved tools for accountants from the past 12 months. During its QuickBooks Connect event, accounting and business software provider Intuit announced several new features for QuickBooks Online Accountant. Once you complete the training, pass the exam, and become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, you’re eligible to list your profile for free in the Find-a-ProAdvisor Directory.

Add to it, when you sign up for QuickBooks Online Accountant, you get a bird’s eye view of all the projects and the clients too, making you twice more efficient and never skip a deadline. When you sign up for QuickBooks Online Accountant, you open all the ProAdvisor resources which can help your clients grow and develop their business along with their skills. Lynda Artesani is president of Artesani Accounting, where she uses her expertise and organizational skills to help her small business clients grow their firms, thrive and become profitable.

You work hard for your clients. QuickBooks Online Accountant works hard for you.

Intuit has partnered with cloud storage and document management service Box to create a powerful portal. You can request and receive documents from clients through the dashboard. The client list has been upgraded to include all clients, irrespective of whether they are using QuickBooks Online. In addition to using the QBO mobile apps for iOS and Android, you also can access the QBO sign-in page and your QBO account from your mobile device’s browser at Intuit. At the top of the screen, you see tools that help QBO users create transactions, search for existing transactions, and view settings for the QBO company.

For my small business clients, it provides more functionality and better reporting than the less expensive options. It is less expensive than some of the more complex accounting software options, which suits most of my accounting clients. If you are unable to see the option to terminate an employee on your list of active employees on the company payroll, this mostly implies that they have some history.

QuickBooks Online Accountant New Features for 2023

Sage Cloud Accounting will review your business needs before giving you a quote, whereas QuickBooks Online Accounting is a per-client charge that is easy to understand. 94% of accounting professionals agree that QBO saves them and their clients time by automating features like recurring transactions and Bank Feeds. QuickBooks Online Accountant has just been released in Australia. A quick review of Intuit’s fledgling cloud accounting program shows that it is a big jump up from the simple client list that it replaces. Be aware that the browser-based version of QBO and QBOA has additional functionality and keyboard shortcuts geared towards more in-depth business accounting tasks. The iOS and Android apps for phones and tablets are available and included with your QuickBooks Online account.


While Quickbooks Online Accountant and notes are collected and kept on the dashboard, don’t expect QuickBooks Online Accountant to work like a traditional customer relationship management software. It is designed to make their accounting a seamless process with your firm, not to track calls and communications. This means that some data may be displayed but not always in the most efficient way. QuickBooks Online Accountant is a software platform that allows accountants to manage clients using the QuickBooks platform.