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Course Description
Last Updated: August 3, 2021

Course Description


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The six-day Boot Camp will be held on Monday mornings, January 10, 17, 24, February 1 and 28, and March 7, 2022, remotely. This course is a detailed general ledger journal entry course designed to train accountants, auditors and staff to learn the Uniform Massachusetts Accounting System (UMAS). This class is called Boot Camp because the journal entries are repeated over and over. This class helps prepare town accountants and city auditors for the Uniform Municipal Accounting System (UMAS) certification exam. If you need a class to teach you the day-to-day UMAS journal entries or if you are having difficulty preparing for or passing the UMAS certification exam, then this class is for you. Registration is limited to the first 24 applicants.

Topics covered include:

1. Tax Recap Sheet Budget Journal Entries
2. Reconciliation of Treasurer's Cash
3. Capital Project Accounting
4. Debt Accounting
5. Common Journal Entries
6. Closing Journal Entries
7. Free Cash Calculation

Dates: January 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2022, February 28, 2022, and March 7, 2022


Tuition: $800.00
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
CPE: 18
Instructors: Mark D. Abrahams, CPA

If you are interested in this class, please contact Mark D. Abrahams at 508 788-9172 or at or complete the registration form and fax it to 508 788-6217.