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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


About the AICPA
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world's largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 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 specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.