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Advanced Excel: Practical Applications for Accounting Professionals

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Learn about the features you need to achieve greater efficiency and automation.

Written by a CPA who is recognized by other CPAs as an Excel expert, this course is for accounting and finance professionals who have a good grasp of Excel and want to take their skills to the next level. The course now includes Excel 2016.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Automate recurring processes.
  • Use the most powerful features of Excel.
  • Know which features and functions should be used for various high-level tasks.

Key Topics

  • Advanced pivot tables
  • External data ranges (ODBC)
  • Visual basic: macros and user defined functions
  • Digital workpapers
  • Securing worksheets and workbooks
  • Named ranges
  • Vlookup and related functions, Nest Offset, Text, Match
  • IF function and other efficiency gains
  • Encryption and data validation

Who Will Benefit?

  • Accounting and finance professionals in public practice or industry

System Requirements

About the Authors

Jeff Lenning, CPA, CITP

Excel University / Sioux Falls, SD

Jeff Lenning, author of Excel University, is an award-winning Excel instructor who has helped thousands of accountants work more efficiently with Microsoft Excel.

He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Microsoft Certified Excel Expert, and his Excel articles have been featured in trade publications such as the Journal of Accountancy and California CPA.

Connect with him on LinkedIn or through the Excel University blog.

About the Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.