Accounting & Financial Services
Businesses need employees who can lead team projects, crunch numbers to keep costs down, and examine financial records. The Finance program of study encompasses services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management. Accounting, Financial Planning, and Banking and Securities are all programs available at Lamar High School. Students receive certification in Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks and have the opportunity to intern in the Smart Financial Credit Union branch on the Lamar High School campus.
Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance
Business & Industry
Intuit QuickBooks Certified User
The Intuit QuickBooks software is offered as a desktop version or online version. These certification versions are similar, but each certification has its own objective domains. Either version of the certification exam should be reported once obtained. If completing the Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Online exam, the candidate is tested on the new features including receipt capture from a mobile device; cloud-based app support; work from anywhere on any device; instant file access for accountants; and scheduling and sending invoices automatically. If completing the Intuit QuickBooks Desktop exam, candidates are being tested on basic accounting knowledge and utilities of the QuickBooks Desktop software that includes pre-built sample companies, multiple company files, annual updates, and data backed-up and restored.