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NADF: FREE Bookkeeping Workshop – Call for Applications

by pmnationtalk on October 28, 2016634 Views

Deadline for Applications: November 14, 2016

Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) has developed workshops in relation to bookkeeping and will be providing these workshops to eligible participants for FREE. The workshops will cover topics such as the basics of bookkeeping, accounting terms and procedures. Participants will also learn how to maintain the books of a business utilizing Sage 50 accounting software in a hands-on classroom setting. NADF is now accepting applications for this FREE bookkeeping workshop. The deadline to submit an application is November 14, 2016. Available seats is a maximum of 10, therefore, the first 10 eligible applications will be accepted for the workshop. If required, successful applicants will be responsible to cover their own meal, transportation, and accommodation costs for this two (2) day workshop. The Bookkeeping workshop is FREE.

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW:
Location: Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund
106 Centennial Square, 2nd floor
Thunder Bay, Ontario

November 22, 2016
9:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

November 23, 2016
9:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Over the two (2) day period the workshop covers the following:
The Basics of Bookkeeping
Sage 50 Receivables Module – Hands-on training
Sage 50 Payables Module – Hands-on training
The basics of bookkeeping is an overview into bookkeeping to help the participants increase their knowledge
of bookkeeping terms and procedures.

Sage 50 accounting software is utilized to train the participants on the selected module for the workshop. For
this workshop Receivables (Sales) and Payables (Expenses) will be covered. You will learn how to display
reports, enter various transactions, and create customer invoices, enter vendor invoices, record receipts of
payments and add customers & vendors into the system.

WHO CAN APPLY:
Qualifying participants will be Aboriginal owned businesses/owners who are located within NADF’s catchment
area, i.e. Treaties 5, 9, 3, and Robinson Superior. As long as the business is Aboriginal owned the person
delegated to be trained can be any person who works for the business and who is responsible for
bookkeeping.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please complete the attached Bookkeeping Workshop Application. Successful applicants will be contacted
within two (2) business days from the date of submission to confirm attendance. Applications can be
submitted at any time prior to the deadline.

Bookkeeping Workshop Application Form

Workshop Facilitators:
Lloyd Wabigwan, CPA, CMA
Susan King
Phone: (807) 623-5397
Toll Free: 1-800-465-6821
Please submit applications by fax or email attention to Lloyd Wabigwan.
Email: financialservices@nadf.org
Fax: (807) 622-8271
Do not hesitate to phone and ask for one of the facilitators if you have further questions.

APPLICATION CRITERIA:
Applicants are required to submit the following along with the completed application:
1) Proof that 51% of the business is owned by Aboriginal people, i.e. proof of Aboriginal identity (Status Card).
2) Proof of business existence which will include any one of the following or other similar documentation:
a. A Master Business License;
b. Articles of Incorporation;
c. Bank Statement; and
d. HST registration number.

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