The field of accountancy is highly disciplined, highly skilled and highly respected. Demand for qualified accountants in the UK is at an all-time high, with some estimates suggesting that at least 80,000 more will be needed within the next 20 years.
|Course at QLS||Level 4|
|Endorsement||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||400 Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
At the core of every successful business lies the services of a professional accountancy team, charged with overseeing every aspect of the brand’s financial activities. Even in the case of public sector offices and non-profit organisations, getting the job done on a day-to-day basis demands meticulous control and supervision of all key accounts. Quite simply, no business in any setting can thrive or even remain viable without the funds required to keep the wheels in motions. Charged with the task of monitoring, analysing, tracking and ultimately controlling core financial matters, the professional accountant plays a key role in facilitating and furthering overall business success.
Discover what it takes to become a highly-valued accountancy professional with this insightful Accounting course online. Developed for those with a strong interest in finance though perhaps no existing knowledge or experience, series of 10 in-depth modules Accounting online Diploma gradually breaks this complex and challenging subject down into its core specifics. Explore the extensive and important responsibilities of the professional accountant, along with the outstanding array of career prospects open to those with the required skills and knowledge.
Course content on this diploma of accounting online, begins by providing candidates with a broad overview of professional-level accounting as it exists today, before moving on to dissect the role of the accountant and associated key responsibilities. Candidates also explore a wide range of contemporary accountancy standards, the most important accountancy books and documents, effective budgeting, working capital management, investment methods, variance analysis and more. Upon completion, successful candidates will have the option of pursuing rewarding careers in largely any business sector, or continuing their financial education at an even higher level.
This Accounting Online Course, is delivered over 10 modules:
Module 1 – Accounting Basics
The introductory course module sets out by providing candidates with a broad overview of contemporary accounting, incorporating an outline of the scope, functions, limitations and primary users of accountancy services. Candidates also explore the accounting cycle, along with each of the key steps in the accounting process.
Module 2 – Accountant's Roles and Responsibilities
The primary duties and responsibilities of the professional accountant are brought into discussion in the second course module. Along with how the accountant fits in with the modern business structure, course content covers a series of accounting types, the objectives of book keeping, the definition of credit and debit, bases of accounting and essential accounting terminology.
Module 3 – Accounting Concepts and Standards
A series of contemporary accounting concepts and standards follow in Module 3, which provides candidates with an overview of effective business accounting framework. Efforts toward standardisation and associated challenges/issues are also discussed at length.
Module 4 – Journals and Subsidiary Books
In the fourth course module, candidates begin to explore essential accountancy tools with an overview of key journals and subsidiary books. Along with an exploration of ledgers, subsidiary books and the Imprest system, candidates are guided through the advantages of journals and the value of journal-subdivision.
Module 5 – Profit and Loss Accounts
An introduction to contemporary profit and loss accounts is provided in Module 5, in which candidates explore the core elements and specifics of profit and loss accounts, along with how P&L accounts are linked with balance sheets.
Module 6 – Balance Sheet
Course Module 6 takes a much deeper look at the business balance sheet, guiding candidates through each essential step in the document-production process. The unit introduces and explores the preparation of effective balance sheets analysis and a series of important considerations before getting started.
Module 7 – Cash Flow Statements
The following course module examines corporate cash flow statements, outlining the importance of the documents themselves and of cash in its own right. Candidates are guided through the specifics of analysing changes in working capital, why working capital matters to the modern business, the sourcing of funds, fund flow statements and more.
Module 8 – Budgeting
A series of essential budgeting basics follow in Module 8, which centres primarily on the theme of effective financial planning. Subtopics covered in the module include performance budgeting, control ratios, zero based budgeting, budget classifications, budgetary control and more.
Module 9 – Ratio Analysis
An introduction to professional ratio analysis follows in Module 9, which guides candidates through managerial uses of the primary ratio, computation and purpose, classification and the norms for evaluation.
Module 10 – Variance Analysis
The meaning of variance and the importance/value of variance analysis represents the primary core focus of Module 10. Course content introduces and explores several key concepts including sales variances, overhead variances, labour variances, direct material variances and general cost variances.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.