Accounting and Finance Diploma

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Course description

Accounting and Finance Diploma:

Accounting Diploma is of great interest to business professionals and entrepreneurs interested to get a thorough introduction to Accountancy practices and theory and to all learners wishing to take Accountancy as a future career. Accountancy helps businesses to measure, monitor and plan their operations. This is all done by the accountants who by recording, classifying and summarising data can tell how the business is performing financially. Good accounting practices and procedures are needed in every business. Accountancy Diploma helps you learn the core accounting principles and practices. Highlights of the course include; Introduction to accounting, the role of an accountant, accounting concepts and standards, journals and subsidiary books, profit and loss accounts, balance sheet, cash flow statements, budgeting, variance analysis, ratio analysis, financial management, management of working capital and investment methods.

Comprehensive Accountancy Diploma units take students from the basic accounting fundamentals to the various accounting concepts used by the accountants for keeping records of the capital expenditure of a company. From understanding debits and credits and using simple T-accounts to closing out the accounts at the end of an accounting period, producing the statement of retained earnings and balance sheet, you will learn how each step is completed.

Learning Outcomes

On Accountancy Diploma completion the learner should be able to;

Understand core duties and responsibilities of an accountant
Explore the roles, advantages and limitations of contemporary corporate accounting.
Identify and describe the three basic forms of business organizations;
Discuss four main types of financial statements;
Understand how to organize and record financial transactions;
Outline the steps in the accounting cycle;
Understand how to work with t-accounts and journals;
Explain how to close out a set of accounts using a worksheet;
Describe how to prepare a classified balance sheet;
Understand what are sales variances, overhead variances, labour variances and cost variances
Explain how to determine optimal cash balance.

Course Syllabus

The Accountancy Diploma consists of the following units:

Introduction to Accounting
The Role of An Accountant
Accounting Concepts and Standards
Journals and Subsidiary Books
Profit And Loss Accounts
Balance Sheet
Cash Flow Statements
Variance Analysis
Ratio Analysis
Financial Management
Management of Working Capital
Investment Methods

Additional entry requirements

There is no particular entry requirement. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience. Students of all age and academic background can enrol on this course.

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

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Qualification awarded by the course provider


UK qualification

This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.

Study Hours:

Variable - to suit the learner


BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

Virtual help:

No attendance for this course

Course type:

Online course

Total time for completion:

No time limit

£560 ( 82% off )

per course

More info on price: On course completion students can claim accredited certificate by paying £99 accreditation fee. Certificate postal charges will be £9.

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