Certificate in Accounting and Finance

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Accounting Certificate Online Free

Build the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to pursue a career in accountancy, with the help and support of Oxford Home Study Centre.  For the first time, we’re offering this endorsed accounting certificate online free of charge. Our free accounting certifications are based on the same high-quality materials as our paid courses, with nothing to pay at any time.  Topics covered in this intermediate accountancy course include preparing cash flow statements, working with profit and loss accounts, preparing a balance sheet, subsidiary books in accountancy and more.  Whether pursuing promotion at work or looking to start your own accountancy business, this free accounting course could help you take that next big step.  Sign up online and get started today, or contact Oxford Home Study Centre anytime to learn more.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss objectives, functions, importance and limitations of Accounting.
  • Understand methods of Accounting, kinds of Accounts, and Accounting rules.
  • Explore various branches of Accounting.
  • Understand rules and sub-division of ledger.
  • Distinguish between journal and ledger.
  • Describe the kinds of subsidiary books
  • Explore how to prepare profit and loss statement
  • Describe the role of working capital in the operations of a business
  • Use cash flow statements as analytical tools.
  • Describe the Classification of assets and liabilities
  • Understand the adjustment of Balance sheet
  • Describe how to prepare the Balance sheet.

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free Certificate in Accounting and Finance course covers the following modules:

Unit 1 – Introduction to Accounting 

Unit 2. Subsidiary Books of Accounting

Unit 3. How to Create a Profit and Loss Account

Unit 4. How to Prepare Cash Flow Statement

Unit 5. How to Prepare a Balance Sheet



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Course Level Certificate
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 200 hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing