Accounting and Bookkeeping Certificate IV FNS40217

GIVING YOU THE SPECIALIST ACCOUNTING SKILLS TO SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS

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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offered under the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

  • Journals and Ledgers

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Financial Statements

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
    • FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
  • Maintaining an Accounting System

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
    • FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • AccountRight Payroll

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems
  • Business Tax

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    • FNSACC411 Process business tax requirements
  • Accounting Business Operations

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
    • BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations
  • Financial Calculations (E)

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
  • Prepare Operational Budgets (E)

    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.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets

Course Fees

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1,980

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Course Duration

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.

Entry Requirements

for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

  • Reading and Writing Skills
    The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is an on-line correspondence course so you need to have average English reading and writing skills, or higher. As a guide - you should have completed Year 12 schooling, or have sound workplace written communication skills.
  • Spoken English Skills
    To ensure successful completion of this course you must have sufficient English speaking skills to be able to communicate with your Student Adviser over the phone.
  • Numeracy Skills
    Numeracy skills are required at an average level or higher eg completion of Year 12 maths and the ability to use a calculator and include understanding of fractions and percentages and knowing when and how to perform multistep calculations.
  • Computer and Internet
    • Access to a Desktop Computer or Laptop
    • Internet access with Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome or Firefox
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Word and Subject specific Office products for chosen electives (ie Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
  • Other
    • Ability to study and conduct assessments in a safe environment

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