Accounting has existed since people first became involved in trade and commerce. All businesses recognise the need for an individual or department who can keep track of all of the exchanges and transactions, and that’s where accounting comes in.
This intelligently-designed Accounts Assistant Training course covers all the basics of accounting, the concepts of balance sheets and how to prepare them, taxation and much more. In addition to this, essential skills in investment management, bookkeeping, auditing, marketing and retail will all be taught. Through a series of comprehensive accounting lessons, you’ll learn the skills needed to manage and operate the accounting department of an organisation and succeed in a heavily competitive business world.
By the time you complete this course, you’ll be able to manage the accounting function, regulate financial records and prepare ledgers and spreadsheets with ease.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Accounts Assistant Training is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Getting the Facts Straight||00:30:00|
|The Accounting Cycle||00:30:00|
|The Key Reports||00:30:00|
|A Review of Financial Terms||00:30:00|
|Understanding Debits and Credits||00:15:00|
|Your Financial Analysis Toolbox||00:30:00|
|Identifying High and Low Risk Companies||00:30:00|
|The Basics of Budgeting||00:15:00|
|Defining a Business||00:07:00|
|Ethics in Accounting||00:05:00|
|Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)||00:10:00|
|The Accounting Equation||00:07:00|
|The Accounting Equation and Transactions||00:16:00|
|Transactions – Journalizing||00:17:00|
|The Trial Balance||00:10:00|
|Finding Errors Using Horizontal Analysis||00:09:00|
|Horizontal Trend : Balance Sheet||00:21:00|
|Horizontal Trend: Income Statement||00:36:00|
|The Purpose of the Adjusting Process||00:15:00|
|Adjusting Entries – Prepaid Expenses||00:13:00|
|Adjusting Entries – Accrued Revenues||00:10:00|
|Adjusting Entries – Depreciation Expense||00:09:00|
|Adjustment Summary – Review||00:13:00|
|Preparing a Worksheet||00:06:00|
|The Income Statement||00:11:00|
|Financial Statements – Definitions||00:12:00|
|Temporary vs. Permanent Accounts||00:19:00|
|Accounting Cycle Illustrated – Steps 1-5||00:11:00|
|Accounting Cycle Illustrated – Steps 6-10||00:12:00|
|Spreadsheet Exercise – Steps 1-4||00:11:00|
|Spreadsheet Exercise – Steps 5-7||00:37:00|
|Module One – Introduction||00:30:00|
|Module Two – Basic Terminology||01:00:00|
|Module Three – Basic Terminology (II)||01:00:00|
|Module Four – Accounting Methods||01:00:00|
|Module Five – Keeping Track of Your Business||01:00:00|
|Module Six – Understanding the Balance Sheet||01:00:00|
|Module Seven – Other Financial Statements||01:00:00|
|Module Eight – Payroll Accounting Terminology||01:00:00|
|Module Nine – End of Period Procedures||01:00:00|
|Module Ten – Financial Planning, Budgeting and Control||01:00:00|
|Module – Eleven Auditing||01:00:00|
|Module Twelve – Wrapping Up||00:30:00|
|Tax System in the UK||01:00:00|
|What Is Payroll?||00:30:00|
|Principles Of Payroll Systems||01:00:00|
|Confidentiality And Security Of Information||00:30:00|
|Effective Payroll Processing||01:00:00|
|Increasing Payroll Efficiency||01:00:00|
|Risk Management in Payroll||00:30:00|
|When Workers Leave Employment||01:00:00|
|Paye and Payroll for Employers||01:00:00|
|Tell HMRC about a New Employee||01:00:00|
|Net And Gross Pay||00:20:00|
|Statutory Sick Pay||00:30:00|
|Minimum Wage for Different types of Work||01:00:00|
|Additional Resources: Accounts Assistant Training||00:00:00|
|Mock Exam- Accounts Assistant Training||00:30:00|
|Final Exam- Accounts Assistant Training||00:30:00|
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