The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification delivers learning outcomes in manual double entry bookkeeping and computerised accounting (using MYOB). It covers all key accounting functions such as processing journals, budget preparation, payroll, preparing financial statements and preparing a BAS. This qualification will start your accountancy or bookkeeping career.
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Entering financial information into journals and updating the general ledger is a very important concept to understand. This module is an introduction to double entry accounting and focuses on how to apply a debit and credit, balance your ledgers and prepare a trial balance.
Upon completion of this very practical module, you will be able to prepare profit and loss statements and balance sheets in line with reporting obligations and regulations. You will be given step by step guidance on how to record end of period of adjustments, apply depreciation, close journal entries and produce trial balances.
To gain first-hand experience of a computerised accounting system, you will be provided with access to MYOB software where you will learn basic functions such as processing invoices, maintaining customer and supplier information and generating financial reports. You will also be required to create a chart of accounts, keep track of inventory and maintain subsidiary ledgers. The module contains tips and shortcuts that will help you to increase your efficiency overall.
Processing and maintaining payroll requires a thorough understanding of the vast array of legislation that underpins the process itself. In this module, you will not only will learn how to calculate minimum rates of pay, penalty rate loadings, overtime, sick and annual leave, but you will also get to set up, maintain and process pays through a payroll system using MYOB.
This subject provides an overview of Australia's taxation system and covers important concepts such as the Tax File Number System, Pay as You Go (PAYG), GST, payroll tax, fringe benefits tax and capital gains tax. The practical component will provide you with lots of experience in completing several Business Activity Statements for a range of different types of businesses.
This subject covers the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry. It covers the various roles and responsibilities within the industry and the expectation in relation to ethical practices. It is an aid for decision making in terms of budgeting and cost benefit analysis for the introduction of new technology such as cloud accounting as well how you can promote your product, get the most out of feedback and your requirement to maintain your professional development.
Financial Calculations covers a wide variety of basic calculations such as depreciation, GST and interest rates. It also covers methods for checking calculation outcomes and tips of detecting errors. This subject also introduces spreadsheets as a means of conducting repeated calculations.
A key skill in preparing an operational budget is to confirm that budget objectives are consistent with organisational goals and forecasts. In this module you will learn how to budget cash flow, income and expenditure for different types of organisations. You will also be able to present this data in a format that is easily understood and appropriate to budget reporting.
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12 months is allowed as the standard part time enrolment term for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping course.
Students who are able to commit more time to their course can finish earlier; while Traineeship terms may be longer.
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