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Custom-built by industry experts with decades of real-world, practical experience and knowledge, this course is the leading qualification for Australian accounting and finance professionals.
The new Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40222 will give you top-notch skills and understanding, making you a more effective and confident business owner or ready to level up in your accounting career, the moment you graduate. Equip yourself with understanding and skills in Xero Basic, Business Activity Statement preparation, and Australian taxation.
FNSACC323 Perform financial calculations
Learn how to obtain data and confirm that calculations meet your organisation’s needs.
BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
Know how to design spreadsheets that meet each task’s purpose, audience, and information requirements. Format spreadsheets, create charts, and deliver documents that meet stakeholders’ requirements.
BSBTEC402 Design and produce complex spreadsheets
Format cells, link spreadsheets, and create macros to automate certain operations.
FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets
Define cash, expense, and revenue items; identify performance indicators in the budget; and present data clearly. You’ll also learn to monitor variances and seek directions to address these.
FNSACC416 Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
Be able to process a range of cash and credit transactions. Maintain the chart of accounts, as well as customer, supplier, inventory, and fixed asset records, and generate reports that show your organisation’s financial performance and position.
FNSACC421 Prepare financial reports
Learn how to record entries, reconcile errors systematically, and apply double-entry bookkeeping principles to prepare financial reports and ledgers.
FNSACC321 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Gain the ability to prepare a trial balance, do bank reconciliations, and balance of petty cash, as well as prepare special journal entries (including equity transactions, correction of errors, and discounts received and allowed).
FNSACC322 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
Know how to review accounts receivable, identify bad debt, review compliance, distribute creditor invoices, and remit payments.
FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
Learn to systematically collect, code, and check data, as well as prepare financial statements that meet both accounting standards and your organisation’s requirements.
BSBOPS304 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
Be able to clarify customer needs and expectations, provide a service that meets those needs, manage customer complaints, and identify opportunities to improve customer service.
FNSACC418 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
Identify compliance requirements, set up systems to meet these requirements, develop professional working relationships, and compete work activities independently and in a team.
FNSTPB411 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
Learn how to prepare business activity statements (BAS) and instalment activity statements (IAS) that comply with Australian taxation law, Tax Practitioners Board requirements, and lodgment schedules, as well as accounting principles and organisational policies relating to BAS.
FNSTPB412 Establish and maintain payroll systems
Gain the ability to input data from time-recording systems into computerised payroll systems, produce a payroll report that meets regulatory requirements, and maintain payroll records that are secure and confidential. Learn how to respond to payroll enquiries and reconcile month-end and year-end payroll records.
You may be one of the four student groups for this course.
Beginner – If you’re new to this industry and have no previous experience in accounting and bookkeeping, you belong to this group. Expect up to 1,280 study hours.
Intermediate – If you have some relevant knowledge and/or skill in accounting and bookkeeping, such as previous experience or lower-level or older completed qualifications, you belong to this group. Expect to spend up to 834 hours.
Advanced – if you have extensive relevant knowledge and skill in accounting and bookkeeping but have not worked in the industry recently, you belong to this group. Expect up to 607 study hours.
Expert – if you have extensive relevant and recent knowledge and skill in accounting and bookkeeping and are actively working in the industry, you belong to this group. Expect up to 268 study hours.
For this course, you will be answering Knowledge Questions and completing Practical Assessments
If you have prior skills and knowledge built through previous learning, education, or employment experience, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning (RPL) and you may not have to study all course modules.
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Once we receive your enrolment, your Ab² Student Experience Advisor will reach out to see if he or she can answer any questions about starting the program.
$66.00/week over 26 weeks
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