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If you are not having this much fun wtih QuickBooks, you are not doing it right! ~Anna Burke


 

 

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 2014, Proud to have been supporting QuickBooks Online Edition since 2001. Now that certification is available, we are pleased to join this group of elite ProAdvisors committed to future success for your business. 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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2013, We are humbled and honored that our clients and partners put us in the top 1% recommended QuickBooks Advisors in the United States. We love working with you too!

 
 
 
 
 
   

 



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2012, Attended First Annual AccountingvCon updating our skills on Cloud Technology and Accounting tools to better serve our clients. Learned different Document Management, Automated Data Entry, Hosting systems, Online Accounting Applications and many Valuable Office Solutions to share with you!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

   

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2011, Founded QuickBooks A la Carte Online QuickBooks training school. After years of consulting with thousands of businesses in hundreds of industries we are sharing what we have learned. This new venture capitalizes on our accounting, education and practical experience coupled with current technology to make it accessible & affordable. 


 

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Wendy O'Neil, Rae Sheets, Anna & Laurie O'Neil 2011

2011, Attended Scaling New Heights conference with QuickBooks Consultants from around the world.

3 days of technical education to expand our knowledge of support for QuickBooks Point of Sale hardware & software. Also some networking with other pros and software vendors was enjoyed!


 

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2011, QuickBooks and Microsoft training continue in partnership with the Hammond INnovation Center. Hammond Development Corporation acquired the business incubator and training center from Purdue University Calumet to expand their reach in the Hammond community. Training operations now continue at this state of the art facility focused on small business success.


 

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Anna Speaking at 2010 Sleter Group Conference
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2010, Founder, Anna Burke (Sheets) presents N F P . . . 1 2 3 (All I know about NonProfit Consulting I learned on Sesame Street) at The Sleeter Group's Accounting Solutions Conference in Las Vegas.

The Sleeter Group Conference is the premier annual event for the small business accounting consultant community. The Conference offered over 60 educational sessions packed with information for over 600 CPAs, professional bookkeepers and software consultants.


 

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2009, Anna has been selected to work with Intuit many times over her long consulting career. Most recently, as Intuit's QuickBooks guru for the weekly forum "Ask the Expert".

As a published author of QuickBooks training material for The Sleeter Group and an instructor for QuickBooks web-based classes, rest assured Anna can teach your business how to use QuickBooks to its fullest potential.


 

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Laurie O' Neil and Anna 2008

2008, Anna with fellow ProAdvisor Laurie O'Neil at The Sleeter Group Accounting Technology conference in 2008.
 
At the 2008 Conference, Anna delivered the Non Profit Update sessions to Accountants & Consultants from around the U.S. & Canada.
 
She also acted as Member liaison to help fellow Sleeter Group Consultant Network members use their membership resources to their fullest benefit.
 
Anna continues to write & provide web classes for Intuit as part of the Trainer & Writer Network.


 

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2007, Friday Free For All Support begins!  Each Friday we offer Free Questions & Answers to our fellow QuickBooks users, students and all those interested. Started as a logistic solution for our QuickBooks Users Groups, FFFA serves QuickBooks users across the country with live support questions and answers. 

In 2007, Anna continued to write & teach for Intuit as part of the Trainer & Writer Network, providing solutions to accounting professionals, consultants and QuickBooks users around the country.

Due to the popularity of 2006 events, the 2007 Sleeter Group conference invited Anna to instruct the Train the Trainer and Non Profit workshops again.

 


 

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2007, Began training partnership with Hammond Development Corporation in Hammond Indiana. As Indiana Small Business Development Centers restructured leadership, we trained area businesses and organizations QuickBooks and productivity skills.

HDC has since become a Certiport testing Center and approved Indiana Workforce Development training partner to further utilize QuickBooks and Microsoft product training in equipping the local job force.


 

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2006 Began training partnership with Purdue University North Central offering QuickBooks instruction at Valparaiso and Westville Campuses through the Professional Education department.

Anna also taught at the Sleeter Group's annual conference speaking on Non-Profit tips and joined Amy Vetter in leading the full day Train the Trainer workshop. 


 

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2006, Founded eQB Training to offer online QuickBooks training classes and reach more students efficiently.

As time & practice grow, we see the need to expand course material and develop a series of 50 different topics teaching more than 600 students in our first year.

In 2006, Anna was contracted to write & instruct online courses for Intuit, manufacturer of QuickBooks.


 

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2006, Training partnership forged with the new Entrepreneur Center of Michigan City, Indiana. 

Offered QuickBooks, Microsoft Office applications and business management training and consulting to area businesses and non profits until the center closed in 2011.


 

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2005, Founded Accounting Made Simple training & consulting practice. 

Our mission is to empower small business owners to concentrate on their business. Our goal is to help you:

1. Spend less time behind the computer and more time at the things that earn profits by learning QuickBooks functions.

2. Rely on the numbers from QuickBooks to make decisions by learning QuickBooks accounting.  

Anna returned to speak at the Sleeter Group's annual conference, speaking on Non-Profit issues and participating in a panel discussion on providing QuickBooks training. 


 

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2004,  Anna was invited to the writing team for the prestigious QuickBooks Step by Step training series published by The Sleeter Group, Pleasanton, CA.

These Accounting-rich materials are the standard of college level and discerning QuickBooks instructors across North America. 

Anna was invited to speak at the Sleeter Group's first annual conference on Non-Profit issues. She also co-authored QuickBooks for Non-Profits with Christine Manor, CPA. 

 


 

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2004,  Training QuickBooks and lecturing IRS Recordkeeping & Tax topics to area businesses began a partnership with the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Centers in Portage & Highland locations.

 


 

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2003, Anna named Adjunct Professor with Indiana University South Bend to offer QuickBooks Classes through the Continuing Education Division. Offering Fundamentals, Intermediate and industry focused training to the Michiana area.

Continued Teaching QuickBooks for local Technology centers, trade organizations and business associations.


 

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2002, Founded QuickBooks Users Groups in South Bend and Granger Indiana. Began to encourage networking with local QuickBooks students and invited all interested QuickBooks users. Served Hundreds of local businesses and bookkeepers and continues to use Yahoo! Groups to share information between meetings. Groups met locally until 2007, when we migrated to our online meeting format Free Support Fridays.


 

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2001, Partnering with Indiana Small Business Development Centers, Anna moved QuickBooks training from the Metzger, Mancini & Lackner, CPAs conference room to Davenport University Campus and later to IvyTech.  

Insisting on hands-on computer labs and accounting-correct materials to build business' financial foundation, the training programs became a model for Intuit's education partnership with the SBDC and continues across the U.S. to this day.


 

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1993, Staff Accountant at Metzger, Mancini & Lackner, CPAs in South Bend, Indiana. Daily focus on tax preparation and compliance for small businesses & non profit organizations. Gravitated to emerging demand for accounting software consulting.

Anna specialized in QuickBooks and Peachtree training and support building on workplace experience with the products and love for small businesses and non profits. Began teaching seminars and training classes for the Internal Revenue Service and Small Business Development Centers in 1996.



How to reach us:

Our office hours are by appointment only.
  • Due to the volume of classroom training and consulting we do, we are not always immediately available. You will appreciate our complete attention when we are serving you as well.
  • Voice mail & E-mail are checked periodically throughout the day. We are generally able to make e-mail responses more quickly. Our promise to you is that we will respond as promptly as possible, and always within 24 hours, 7 days a week. 
  • If you are requesting a meeting or class times, please review our Training & Availability Calendar to expedite your request.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Mailing Address

Accounting Made Simple

1140 Linden Drive

Saint Joseph, MI 49085

Contact us: 

QBteach@gmail.com

Northwest IN: 219-462-0588

Southwest Michigan: 269-281-7921

North Central IN: 574-307-0288

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What our clients have to say:

"I couldn't run my business without Anna's guidance"

S.G., President, Gast Quality Contractors, Inc.

 

"Anna is amazing. She's very good at explaining QuickBooks® and helping us grasp and control our situation."

 D.F., Vice President, Ambulance Enterprises, Inc.

“Anna Sheets as a QuickBooks® Advisor has been an asset to our non-profit organization. We changed for the better with her guidance.”

L.W., Controller, Child Abuse Prevention Services
 
"I always appreciate your firm and your willingness to always help small businesses!"
J.S., President, J-P Baskets & More

 


 

What our students have to say:

I thought I knew QuickBooks! Now I have the tools to make it sing!

Top notch instructor, easy to approach. Anna made the class very unscarry.

Excellent instructor. Easy to follow her instructions.

Anna Sheets is A+

 

Testimonials used with permission and are kept on file.  





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Certifications & Affiliations

 

 
 
 
 

 

   
 
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ProAdvisor Certification Updates as avaialble
 


 

 
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2011 National Advisor Network Membership
 


 

 
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2008 Updated Sleeter Consultant Certification
 


 

 
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2007 Advanced QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor
 


 

 
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2007 Microsoft Certified Office Specialist
 


 

 
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2007 QuickBooks Enterprise Solution Certification
 


 

 
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2006 Microsoft Small Business Accounting Professional
 


 

 
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2006 American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers
 


 

 
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2006 Certified QuickBooks Point of Sale ProAdvisor
 


 

 
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2006 Certified Microsoft Application Specialist
 


 

 
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2005 Peachtree Accountant Network
 


 

 
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2005 QuickBooks Affilliate Reseller
 


 

 
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2004 Certified QuickBooks User
 


 

 
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2003 Instructor/ Speaker for qbResource
 


 

 
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2000 Earned Certification as Technology Consultant
 


 

 
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2000 Joined Sleeter Group Consultant's Network
 


 

 
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1999 First QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor in the Midwest
 


 

 
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1996 Institute of Management Accountants
 


 

 
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1990 National Association for the Self Employed Membership