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Techniques of Accounting
Based on the Accounting syllabus published by
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) ACCOUNTING for Professional Stage Knowledge Level

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ICAEW CFAB Techniques in Accounting

Course Venue:London EC2

Course Description
This 5-day intensive training course is designed for graduates, new market entrants, or those not qualified but actively involved in financial functions within banks and companies to ensure that they have a sound understanding of the techniques of double entry accounting and can apply its principles in recording transactions, adjusting financial records and preparing non-complex financial statements.

Learning Objectives
Participants to this intensive course will learn and understand the three main aspects of accounting:

  • Maintaining financial records
    • Candidates will be proficient in the use of double entry accounting techniques and the maintenance of accounting records.
  • Adjustments to accounting records and financial statements
    • Candidates will be able to identify and correct omissions and errors in accounting records and financial statements.
  • Preparing financial statements
    • Candidates will be able to specify the components of financial statements, and prepare and present non-complex accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Following completion of this training course an International Certificate in Accounting will be issued by the ACA Official Training Provider to the delegate by post.

Who Should Attend?

  • New market entrants
  • University graduates
  • Non-qualified accountants & finance functions
  • Anyone who wishes to learn the essential elements of accounting

Classroom teaching using power-point slides and study workbooks as published by the ICAEW are supplemented by the expertise, experience and know-how of the qualification accounting trainer.

Knowledge pre-requisites
While functional numeracy and a basic understanding of how businesses operate are an advantage there are no pre-requisites.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to accounting
  • The accounting equation
  • Recording financial transactions
  • Ledger accounting and double entry
  • Preparing basic financial statements
  • Control accounts, errors and omissions
  • Accounting concepts and conventions
  • Cost of sales, accruals and prepayments
  • Irrecoverable debts and allowances
  • Inventories
  • Non-current assets and depreciation
  • Company financial statements
  • Company financial statements under UK GAAP
  • Sole trader and partnership financial statements under UK GAAP

State of the art facilities
Delegates can study in our comfortable hi-tech learning environment in London, near Liverpool Street Station