Accounting and Bookkeeping Certificate IV FNS40222

GIVING YOU THE SPECIALIST ACCOUNTING AND BOOKKEEPING SKILLS TO SUPPORT YOUR BUSINESS

XERO Specialty Course - The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping qualification delivers learning outcomes in manual double entry bookkeeping and computerised accounting using Xero, It covers all key accounting functions such as accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliation and processing journals. 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

Please note that subjects and specific units of competency on offer will vary and may change during your enrolment

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  • Perform Financial Calculations

    Financial calculations are part of every day life in a financial institution. The Subject covers a wide variety of routine calculations such as depreciation, GST and interest rates required in many finance roles. It also covers methods for checking calculation outcomes, software and online tools, and strategies for the detection of errors.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC323 Perform financial calculations
  • Authorising Business Bills with XERO

    This subject examines how to authorise and process payments such as supplier bills and reimbursements. It provides an overview of how computerised accounting software can be used to record, authorise and process payments. This subject looks at the basic payment functions that can be found in XERO. This subject is practical in nature and requires practical activities undertaken using accounting software on trial software versions.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACM411 Authorise valid expense payments
  • Practical Spreadsheets

    In this introductory subject, learn the fundamentals of working with excel, working with tables and formulas. Content also covers ways to design spreadsheets to improve the layout of information, as well as how to create graphs or charts. You will be amazed at the potential excel offers you to improve work processes and manage data.

    • Unit(s):
    • BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
  • Business Tax Obligations

    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 BAS. 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):
    • FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
    • FNSACC411 Process business tax requirements
  • Accounting - Step by Step

    This subject teaches double entry accounting so that learners have the skills and knowledge required to prepare journal entries, post journal entries to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports. The subject looks at the manual accounting steps involved and also how accounting packages process general journals.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Set Up a Xero Accounting System

    To gain first-hand experience of a computerised accounting system, you will be provided with access to Xero 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):
    • FNSACC426 Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
    • FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • Mid Course Survey

    • Unit(s):
    • MID-SURVEY Mid Course Survey
  • Operating in the Accounting Industry

    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):
    • FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
  • Budgeting

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
  • XERO 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 XERO.

    • Unit(s):
    • FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems
  • Financial Statements and Reports

    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):
    • FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports
    • FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

Course Fees

Quality Education at a Fair Price

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5,000



Course Duration

59 weeks 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

  • Current or Recent Relevant Role
    It is an entry requirement that you have a current or recent role in accounts payable / accounts receivable or payroll or similar, or have completed Certificate III in Accounts Administration.
  • 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
    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.
  • 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.
  • Digital Literacy Skills
    You must be able to:
    Open and use a computer application (such as your Web Browser)
    Navigate a website by following instructions and follow website "links"
    Type and edit text eg for short answer assessment questions 
    Select the appropriate answers in a multiple choice list (select the correct option(s))
    Download, save, edit and upload documents or files
    Write, edit, send, receive and save emails
    Open and use a word processing application (such as Microsoft Word or Google Docs)
    Open and use a spreadsheet program (such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets) depending on electives chosen
  • 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)
    • Ability to access/ install trial versions of accounting software
  • Other
    • This accounting course is based on the Xero accounting software package.
    • You are required to register and use a trial version.
    • Trial accounting software resets every 28 - 30 days so students must be able to complete assessments within this timeframe

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