You may think that accounting is not in your job description, even getting nervous when someone mentions a few buzzwords: depreciation, budgets, cash flow? They all seem very technical, and most importantly, like something you wouldn’t want to get involved in without this specialist knowledge.
But accounting skills are important for you, they will help you to succeed in today’s business world and simplifying these financial terms and expressions is easier than you think. This course will teach you the fundamentals of finance and accounting, as well as the best financial solutions for any issues you are facing in the workplace including the right software to use depending on requirements, situations you may face and an in-depth look at applicable concepts.
Your Job Role
Don’t panic – you are not an Accountant, you will also not be starting an entirely new career path (unless of course you want to, we have for that too!). Nevertheless, having the skills of an Accountant will provide you with a skillset that will boost your CV and make you a versatile member of the team.
KEY LEARNING POINTS
The art of finance and financial management
Key financial terms
Your role in company finances
Where to find your industry’s rules and regulations
Various types of financial reports
How a chart of accounts is created
Cash and accrual accounting
Single and double entry bookkeeping
Debits and credits
Identifying and analysing important financial data
Making financial decisions
Reading annual reports
Determining whether a company is financially high or low risk
Different types of financial plans for organisations
What budgets are and how to prepare them
What computer skills and programmes you need to master to make you a financial whiz
Dealing with financial situations that impact the people that work for them
ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE
Learn the skills of an Accountant without needing to become one!
Stand out from the rest of your colleagues with this useful skillset.
Learn accounting methods that will help you both professionally and personally.
Extracurricular resources given so you can build further on your newfound knowledge.