Purchase Journal Merchandising Co.

In this presentation we will take a look at the purchases journal for a merchandising company. Purchases journal will be used when we make purchases for a type of system that will typically more be more of a manual system as opposed to an automated system. However, it is useful to know this in order to have an automated system because the automated system will generate reports that will be similar to a purchase journal and because it’s good to know how different system works to know what are similar what’s different, so that we better understand whatever system we are using. The purchases journal may better be described as the purchase journal on account. So that’s going to be the major point meaning if we make purchases for something that in cash if we spent cash to make the purchase then it will not go in the purchases journal even though we made a purchase because it will go into cash payments journal. So this is really kind of a short name. The accounts payable journal might be a better name for it or the purchases journal on account, but purchases journal is typically the term that will be used.

General Ledger 245

Hello, in this presentation we will discuss the general ledger. At the end of this, we will be able to define what the general ledger is. We’ll list components of the general ledger and explain how the general ledger is used. When looking at transactions in terms of journal entries and posting those journal entries in track prior presentations, we were posting those journal entries mainly to a worksheet in order to see a quick computation over the beginning balance and what is happening to that balance, posting it to a format of a trial balance than an adjusting column and then an adjusted trial balance. Note, however, that we typically think of the journal entries being posted to a general ledger. The general ledger can be very complex when we look at it which is why it is often useful to not look at it when we first start posting the transactions but to see that how those transactions affect interest Visual accounts.

Accounts Payable Journal Entries 240

Hello in this presentation we will be recording a business transactions related to accounts payable or the purchases cycle recording these transactions with debits and credits. At the end of this we will be able to list transactions involving accounts payable, record transactions involving accounts payable using debits and credits and explain the effect of transactions on assets, liabilities, equity, revenue, expenses and net income. We’re going to be recording these transactions up here in the left hand side in accordance with our thought process. We will then be posting these not to the general ledger but to a worksheet format so that we can see a quick calculation as to what is the impact or effect on the individual accounts as well as the effect on the account groups as a whole. Remember that all the groups for the accounts will always be listed in order when you’re looking at a trial balance. Which is why I recommend looking at a trial balance.

Trial Balance 220

Hello in this presentation we will be discussing a trial balance objectives at the end of this, we will be able to define a trial balance list components of a trial balance and explain how a trial balance is used. When considering the trial balance, we first want to think about where the trial balance falls within the construction of the financial statements. In other words, what processes go before the trial balance, what goes after the trial balance, where’s the trial balance fit into our process? Remember, the ending goal, the ending process of the accounting been to compile the data in such a way to create the finance financial statements. Those financial statements have been the end product. Typically if we’re thinking about a linear process, then we’re thinking about all the transactions that would happen during the month.

Cash Transaction – Accounting Equation 165

Hello, in this presentation we will be taking a look at business transactions involving cash we will be recording these normal business transactions in the format of the accounting equation and later be using the same or similar transactions to record with regard to debits and credits. Objectives. At the end of this we will be able to list transactions involving cash record transactions involving cash using the accounting equation. first transaction, we’re going to list through these transactions and we’re going to record these transactions with the accounting equation, learning these accounting equations and these transactions using our normal rules and thought process. So remember that this is our accounting equation, we’re going to have assets liabilities and equity.