Must Know Excel Functions for CPAs
This course explores functions in Excel that CPAs should use to enhance productivity and ensure accurate answers when working with data. Functions are built-in, preset formulas in the Excel program that calculate certain values or accomplish a certain calculation goal. Functions are essential to CPAs as they provide a simplified user interface to work with complex formulas. This course covers basic functions and then goes into logic functions, text functions, lookup functions and financial functions. This course provides step by step instruction and Excel practice exercises.

Course Publication Date: September 09, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or all access membership or can be purchased for $45.00!

Author:Mill Creek Publishing
Recommended CPE:4.50
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Overview
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Computer Software and Applications
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize functions used to sum and count data and their uses.
  • Define logical functions to locate items to test and to locate and handle exceptions.
  • Define text functions to manipulate text data.
  • Define the vlookup function and a combination of the index and match functions.
  • Compute a payment, rate, term, present value or future value using time value of money functions.

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