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Dealership Accounting

Our Mission: To improve the used motor vehicle industry by informing consumers, educating dealers and training individuals and companies within the industry.

NIADA's standardized accounting series,
written especially for NIADA members!

This three volume series was written for Used Car Dealers by Page Publications™, publishers of Dealership Office Management and Ford Accounting for Ford's Retailer Education & Training Department and The Dealership Accounting Training Manual for Daimler Chrysler Academy.

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Individual eManuals (delivered via email)
Dealership Accounting Training eManual only  
Chart of Accounts eManual only  
Internal Control eManual only  

Dealership Accounting Training
Chart of Accounts
Dealership Internal Control

View a sample of Dealership Accounting TrainingThis workbook contains basic accounting instruction and exercises, as well as specifically written used car dealership accounting instruction and exercises at City Auto Sales, a fictional training dealership. This workbook contains illustrations on dealership documents, accounting journals, schedules and job assignments at the fictional City Auto Sales.

 View a sample of Chart of AccountsThis manual contains a complete listing of NIADA dealership account numbers and descriptions of how each account is used to record dealership transactions. This manual establishes a standard chart of accounts for NIADA dealers for standardized financial statement presentation.

View a sample of Dealership Internal ControlThis manual contains checklists and suggested procedures for NIADA dealers, office managers and outside accountants to use in maintaining good internal control of dealership assets. This manual is a valuable tool for dealers wanting to establish or improve internal control policies in their dealership.

Note: Because of the specific examples of fraud, theft and embezzlement in the Dealership Internal Control manual, dealers are advised to read this manual first before passing it on to their office manager or other dealership personnel.