MYOB Learning Centre
Welcome to the MYOB Learning Centre, Perdisco’s reference
guide on using:
- Accounting Plus v18, and
- AccountRight Plus v19.
In our Learning Centre, you will be able to access extensive learning
resources including video tutorials, numerous
screen illustrations and detailed step-by-step instructions on using your MYOB software.
This MYOB Learning Centre has been published by Perdisco to support our range of
innovative software accounting practice sets. The
production team responsible for this MYOB
Learning Centre was led by Raechel Wight and Julyana Cahyadi.
Summary of content
To help you master the key software features that are tested
in our software accounting practice sets, we have
organised our learning resources into sections. The sample company file provided with
your MYOB software (Clearwater Pty Ltd) is used to illustrate the concepts and tasks that are
covered in the sections below:
This section provides instructions on how to install your MYOB software,
set your computer to use Australian dollar and date formats,
as well as how to back up your company files and restore them should you ever need to do this.
- Getting started.
Once you have obtained access to your MYOB software, if you are lost as to where to
start, we recommend reading this section that introduces you to the
windows-based user interface that is used in this software. Here you will also
find instructions on how to create a new company file and
display customised reports in your MYOB software.
This section shows how to set up a new company file using the Easy Setup Assistant,
from setting up your accounts list (chart of accounts) to setting up records
for customers, suppliers and employees.
This section introduces you to Accounts Command Centre where you are
able to use the Record Journal Entry window to record an entry into
the general journal in your MYOB software.
This section explains how to record miscellaneous cash transactions,
prepare a bank deposit and prepare a bank reconciliation in your MYOB software.
This section covers how to record the key steps in the sales cycle from recording a sales order
to recording the collection of an accounts receivable.
This section shows you how to record the key steps in the purchases cycle from recording a purchase order
to recording the payment of an accounts payable.
This section explains how to record a salary payment to an employee.
Find out how you can add an item of inventory into your MYOB software so you are
ready to record transactions relating to inventory.
As an added bonus, we have specifically created the troubleshooting section that shows you
how to find and fix errors quickly.
This section allows you to view all of the videos that are available in this Learning Centre.
- Quick Reference.
Finally, read this section to obtain a quick overview of your MYOB software and its
functionality as well as a set of procedures that you must follow when entering
information into your MYOB software.
Note that if you are completing one of our
software accounting practice sets, you are asked
to perform the following tasks:
Create a new company file.
For instructions on how to create a company
file, see the
Create a new company file
topic in the Getting started section of this
Instructions on how to record transactions are also provided in different sections of
this Learning Centre. For instructions on how to record a transaction, you first need to identify the
appropriate transaction type and locate the
detailed instructions for that transaction type in the appropriate section of the
Learning Centre. For example, if you are looking for instructions on how to
record a sales order, go to the Recording a sales order
topic in the Sales section of this Learning Centre.
Navigating the Learning Centre
There are many ways to navigate the Learning Centre. One way is to use the menu
bar that is displayed on the top left side of this page. Notice that there is an
arrow symbol ‘>’ next to some of the section links such as Troubleshooting.
This indicates that each
of those sections contains further pages with more detailed instructions about
the topics being taught.
Note that you can expand this menu bar by clicking the arrow symbol ‘>’
that is shown next to some of the section links such as Troubleshooting.
Clicking the arrow symbol next to a particular section will result in the menu bar displaying a
list of topics covered in that section and will also open the main page of
To view detailed instructions about a particular topic, just click the
appropriate topic link on the menu bar or on the section main page.
Alternatively, another way is to use the
site map to see the overall structure
of the Learning Centre and every page within it.
Use, copyright and disclaimers
This MYOB Learning Centre has been published by
to support undergraduate students studying an introductory or intermediate level financial
accounting course at a government-recognised Australian college or university that has adopted one of our
innovative software accounting practice sets.
Its use by any other person or party, in any other country for any other purpose may not be
appropriate and it is up to that person or party to make their own decision regarding that
The use of this Learning Centre by any person or party ("you") is subject to the copyright and
other disclaimers on this page and Perdisco's attribution page
any purpose is deemed to represent your agreement with all of the terms on those three pages and
your agreement to be bound by them.
Perdisco makes all of the instructional and multi-media content in this Learning Centre openly
available on the web for free for non-commercial personal use. However, while this content is both
openly available and free to use on a personal basis, please understand that Perdisco owns any and
all of its rights and that, in particular, it is still fully subject to the copyright ownership of
Perdisco. You may only use this content by reading, viewing, interacting and linking to it in the
direct context of this website and you must not use, quote, copy, or alter this content in any way,
use it in a derivative work, or present it in any way that claims it to be your own. All copyrights,
This Learning Centre is presented "as is" and Perdisco makes no warranties about this content nor
its fitness for any particular purpose or course of academic study and Perdisco disclaims any and
all warranties or liability, whether express or implied, relating to its use. Without limiting the
generality of this disclaimer, it is noted that the content and instructions within this Learning
Centre may have been simplified to support the early academic study of accounting and therefore this
Learning Centre must not be used for business or commercial purposes or to support any real-world
application or to make any real financial decision.
Inquiries about this content, adopting one of our practice sets for use in a course of study, or
using this Learning Centre for a business or commercial purpose or in a derivative work, should be
addressed to Perdisco.