For Business Owners: Candidate Assessments Canada Sage 50 Accounting online training courses, accounting courses, bookkeeping courses

The job recruitment process can be a challenge for any business and finding a candidate that is the right fit for your company can be a daunting task. We want to simplify that process for business owners that are looking to fill Bookkeeping and Data Entry roles. This assessment page has been organized by role with the suggested assessments listed beneath each section. We encourage you to use this page as a tool to assess candidates for these positions.

Accounting Clerk

Accounting Fundamentals

This assessment is for Business Owners to test potential candidates on their proficiency in core Excel competencies.

Excel is an industry standard, spreadsheet application and a powerful tool for financial management. Prior knowledge and experience in Excel are key for effective bookkeeping and data entry.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will be able to effectively navigate Excel and perform basic functions and calculations.

Candidates will be asked to answer 25 multiple-choice questions on core functions and features of the Excel program. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding of Excel, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

This assessment is for Business Owners to test potential candidates on their understanding of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable (AR/AP) concepts.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will be able to effectively process AR/AP in a small business environment.

Candidates will be asked to answer 30 multiple-choice questions on processing AR/AP. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding of AR/AP, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Excel

This assessment is for Business Owners to test potential candidates on their proficiency in core Excel competencies.

Excel is an industry standard, spreadsheet application and a powerful tool for financial management. Prior knowledge and experience in Excel are key for effective bookkeeping and data entry.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will be able to effectively navigate Excel and perform basic functions and calculations.

Candidates will be asked to answer 25 multiple-choice questions on core functions and features of the Excel program. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding of Excel, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Sage 50 Accounting – Assessment 1

This assessment is for Business Owners to test potential candidates on their proficiency in the Sage 50 Accounting program.

For Business Owners, it is highly advantageous for new employees to have previous experience in the program. Sage 50 requires a high level of accuracy, organization, and understanding of the software’s processes in order to provide effective financial management for a business.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will require less training, be more effective bookkeepers for your business, right from the start.

This assessment asks candidates to answer 30 multiple-choice questions on core functions and features of the program. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding of Sage 50, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Bookkeeper*

*Accounting Clerk Assessments – Recommended

Payroll

This assessment is for Business Owners to teat potential candidates on their understanding of Payroll concepts and compliance.

Prior knowledge of Payroll and experience with payroll processing and compliance is important to be an effective bookkeeping or Data Entry clerk.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will be able to effectively set up and process payroll in a small business environment.

Candidates will be asked to answer 25 multiple-choice questions on Payroll processing and compliance. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding of payroll, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Account Reconciliation

This assessment is for Business Owners to teat potential candidates on their understanding of Account Reconciliation.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will be able to effectively perform Account Reconciliation in a small business environment.

Candidates will be asked to answer 25 multiple-choice questions on Account Reconciliation. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Sage 50 Accounting – Assessment 2

This assessment is for Business Owners to teat potential candidates on their proficiency in the Sage 50 Accounting program.

For Business Owners, it is highly advantageous for new employees to have previous experience in the program. Sage 50 requires a high level of accuracy, organization, and understanding of the software’s processes in order to provide effective financial management for a business.

Candidates that score well on this assessment will require less training, be more effective bookkeepers for your business, right from the start.

This assessment asks candidates to answer 30 multiple-choice questions on core functions and features of the program. We encourage you to use this tool to test candidates on their knowledge and understanding of Sage 50, and ensure they meet the requirements for your business.

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Meet The Team

Sue Dupuy Sage 50 Instructor
Sue Dupuy Sage 50 Instructor

Sue Dupuy
Advisor | Consultant | Instructor

Sue’s business and accounting experience extends for more than 30 years and she has been in the education and training vocation since 1995.

In being an educator of business and accounting, she believes, “If the student has not learned, then the teacher has not taught.” It’s this simple… accounting and bookkeeping is easy! It’s people or instructors that make it difficult to understand.

Sue always stays current and advances forward with new technology, accounting and bookkeeping processes. She has business, consulting and accounting experience with thousands of different business types and is someone that can step into any business and help with their accounting and bookkeeping needs, with very little direction. She also maintains the highest certification with Sage Software as a Sage Certified Platinum Consultant and Sage Certified Trainer. Each year she writes the annual certification exam to stay current and relevant to today’s business needs.

Sue maintains extremely high standards in providing accounting solutions, courses, and training to her customers; when you train or work with Sue, you can be sure you’ll find the answers and solutions you’re looking for!

Give Sue a call for your business and accounting needs; accounting solutions analysis, bookkeeping, business start-up, training, courses, streamlining and accounting software needs. As a business owner herself, she knows what it takes to run and maintain a successful business.

Danielle is a graduate of Applied Biomolecular Sciences from Lakehead University and a post-graduate in Human Resources Managements from Conestoga College, currently working towards her CHRP.

The combination of her scientific and business management background in the use of data analytics has given her ample experience with Excel, propelling her into her current role as an educator.

Danielle Huterer, Programs Assistant & Instructor

Danielle Huterer, HBSc
Programs Assistant | Instructor

Danielle Huterer, Programs Assistant & Instructor

Danielle Huterer, HBSc
Programs Assistant | Instructor

Danielle is a graduate of Applied Biomolecular Sciences from Lakehead University and a post-graduate in Human Resources Managements from Conestoga College, currently working towards her CHRP.

The combination of her scientific and business management background in the use of data analytics has given her ample experience with Excel, propelling her into her current role as an educator.

Scott Hewson, Visual Design and Instructor
Scott Hewson, Visual Design and Instructor

Scott Hewson
Instructor Assistant | Visual Design

Scott has a bachelor’s degree in Global Business and Digital Arts from the University of Waterloo and is a post-graduate in Human Resources Management from Conestoga College.

Scott works with our team with course development and assists our instructors and students.

Anu has her Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications and a Broadcasting Productions Diploma from Conestoga College.

Anu works with our team with Branding Strategies and social media creative design.

Anu Abraham, Digital Creative Design

Anu Abraham
Digital Creative Design

Anu Abraham, Digital Creative Design

Anu Abraham
Digital Creative Design

Anu has her Bachelor of Science in Visual Communications and a Broadcasting Productions Diploma from Conestoga College.

Anu works with our team with Branding Strategies and social media creative design.

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