What Will I Learn?

  • Basic business setup and bank account management
  • What is bookkeeping and why it is important
  • What are financial statements
  • How financials are produced
  • How to read basic financial statements
  • Tax basics and prepping for tax season


Learn about accounting basics and how developing an understanding of your business’s accounting will allow you to save time and money. The thought of learning and understanding a bunch of seemingly complicated accounting concepts can be scary, however if you take the time to familiarize yourself with the basics, you’ll likely find it is much less complicated than you may have imagined. We are here to show you some important accounting that every small business owner should know and understand.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who would like to learn more about financial management and accounting training for beginners to experts.

Instructor Bio

Samantha Jones
Samantha is an experienced accountant and bookkeeper. She started SMA as a small side business to supplement her household’s income while her baby slept – but she quickly discovered an underserved niche in helping service-based small business owners. Her work has included stints at a regional tax firm, a regional real estate brokerage, and as a bookkeeper or accountant for several small businesses throughout the state of Utah. Her current clientele includes companies throughout the western United States in various industries. She has real-world expertise in bookkeeping, tax accounting, payroll preparation, leadership, and financial analysis. Her passion for her work and her attention to detail are unmatched in the profession. She enjoys learning about nutrition, cooking tasty vegan meals, and spending time with her family.