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Accounting & Bookkeeping

International Open Academy
Course summary
50 hours
19 GBP excl. VAT
Distance
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e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Accounting & Bookkeeping

Do you wish you had a better grasp on accounting?

Everyone, whether you wish to become an accountant or just know more about your personal and business finances, can benefit from a better understanding of accounting and bookkeeping.

The IOA Accounting & Bookkeeping course is designed to give you the basics you need to familiarize yourself with accounting and bookkeeping, to prepare yourself to begin a career in the field, and/or to become a better asset to your business. Wouldn’t you like to:

  • Understand the financial side of your business better
  • Get a head start on your career in accounting or bookkeeping
  • Better understand how to plan for and prepare taxes

This Accounting & Bookkeeping offers you the opportunity to learn more about accounting and bookkeeping and expand your horizons on your own time. Get through coursework anytime, anywhere. The IOA Accounting & Bookkeeping course will prepare you for better business practices and/or a career in the field.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This is an ideal course for those who:

  • Want to work in the finance and accounting industries
  • Own their own business and want to ensure all accounting and bookkeeping is done correctly
  • Already do accounting and bookkeeping and wish to update their skills
  • Are interested in the world of accounting and bookkeeping and wish to explore the various tasks that accountants are expected to do
  • Wish to add value to their current job by bringing more skills to the table
  • Are planning on opening a small business and want to increase their knowledge of accounting

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A pdf certificate is already included.
You can also get a hardcopy ICOES certificate for a small fee to cover printing and posting.

Training Course Content

The IOA Accounting & Bookkeeping course is specially designed to make this seemingly insurmountable topic accessible and easy. This focused and specialized course modules will walk you through accounting and bookkeeping step-by-step, making sure you leave this course confident and ready to tackle the financial world.

This course will focus on:

  • The importance of basic accounting practices
  • Keeping and balancing a business payroll
  • Tracking business inventory and making sure everything adds up
  • Keeping track of cash and balancing currency
  • Proper bookkeeping practices
  • Profit analysis and shareholder equity
  • Reporting taxes and preparing your business for an audit (whether internal or external)
  • Get an IOA education on your own time

Course Breakdown:

Module 1: Beginning Accounting

  • History of accounting
  • Why is accounting important?
  • Decisions you must make
  • Jargon, or how to speak like an accountant

Module 2: Types Of Accounting

  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Tax accounting

Module 3: Making Sense Of Your Accounts

  • Organization The accounting cycle
  • Using computers for accounting
  • How does computerized accounting work?

Module 4: Keeping Inventory And Tracking Sales

  • Purpose of inventory
  • Keeping up with inventory
  • Keeping track of sales
  • Balancing cash

Module 5: Controlling And Managing Expenses

  • How to control expenses
  • Balancing your payroll
  • Long-term asset acquisitions
  • Financial liabilities

Module 6: Avoiding Illegal Accounting

  • Improper accounting procedures
  • Avoiding shortcuts
  • Famous accounting scandals

Module 7: Introduction Into Bookkeeping

  • Importance of bookkeeping
  • Single-entry bookkeeping
  • Double-entry bookkeeping

Module 8: Proper Bookkeeping

  • Balancing and testing your book
  • How to adjust entries
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Profit analysis
  • Liquidity, and how to test it
  • Why is internal control important?

Module 9: Tracking & Reporting Taxes

  • What are business taxes?
  • How to report year-end numbers to the government
  • Finishing and closing your books

Module 10: Handling An Audit

  • External auditor
  • Internal auditor
  • Cost auditor
  • Performance audit
  • Quality audits

Expenses

The cost of this course is  £299   £19 + VAT per participant.

PDF Certificate already Included in price.

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International Open Academy

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