Decent Quickbooks Accountant UK?

As a small business, here in UK, we have put a lot of time and energy into quickbooks, and made a bit of a hash of it
When hunting around for a accountant calling themselves "quickbooks aware"
or quickbooks certified, were surprised to find that every single one had less knowledge then ourselves on use of quickbooks, and our knowledge is sadly limited. Do intuit allow ANY accountant to register themselves as Quickbooks Certified !!
Can anyone direct us to a decent quickbooks accountant who actually knows how to use quickbooks properly (preferably with good knowledge of integrating quickbooks with office applications etc) ?
Thanks
Pauli
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On Mon, 23 Apr 2007 08:40:22 +0100, "Pauli"

In what way?

No. Where have you seen "QuickBooks Certified"? I have seen "QuickBooks Financial Advisors" on QuickBooks website. I have not seen anyone "QuickBooks Certified" unless it is self-certified.

I would suggest that integrating QuickBooks with MS Office applications is quite advanced. If you've messed up your basic QuickBooks bookkeeping you should get that sorted out first before going on to MS Office integration.
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Pauli wrote:

When I first started in 1999 with quickbooks 6 I aproached a "Quickbooks accountant" as listed with INtuit.
He was worse than useless. I didn't have a clue about accounting or anything and he was devoid of basic human capabillities like... well, like talking !
Since then, my quickbooks knowledge has slowly evolved, but all I have been doing each year is simply printing off reports for the various accounts within quickbooks and letting a "normal" accountant prepare the accounts.
If you could find somone that could give you a 1 on 1 training course n using quickboks it might help. If I knew then what I know now I would have found the money to learn how to use QB and the basics of QB accounting and saved myself a hell of a lot of late nights and messed up accounts.
Good luck.
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