Collection: Bookkeeping Essentials


A program that enhances knowledge in the fundamentals of accounting and bookkeeping.

Course Overview

Bookkeeping is a key organisational process that reaches across the organisation. Understanding the fundamentals of bookkeeping is a key part of administering your business on a day-to-day basis and ensuring ongoing compliance. Correctly accounting for your income and expenses and maintaining your balance sheet accounts are the foundations of a robust financial reporting framework.

This program covers off a wide range of bookkeeping fundamentals including double entry accounting, cash and accrual accounting, depreciation, and best practice processes.

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What you’ll Receive

  • 3 Hour Course
  • Workbook and Handouts
  • Participation eCertificate
  • Post Course Support

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  • Online

    $299 + GST (Per Person)

Key Topics Covered

  • The key responsibilities of a Bookkeeper 
  • Overview of Accounting Standard 
  • Accounting in for profit and not for profit organisations 
  • Identification and allocation of revenue, expenses, capital items and inventory 
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Principles 
  • The accounting equation 
  • Financial Statements 
  • Overview of Double-Entry Accounting, Chart of Accounts (COA), 
  • Journal Entries, General Journals and Ledgers, 
  • Balance day adjustments 
  • Amortisation vs. Depreciation 
  • Overview Key business Ratios 
  • Reconciliation of bank and balance sheet accounts 
  • Month-end and year-end processes 
  • Best Practice Principles 
  • Financial management tasks 
  • Regulatory requirements 
  • Audit preparation and requirements 

Who Is This Course Ideal For?

  • Bookkeepers 
  • Accountant and accounting staff 
  • Managers 
  • Board Members 
  • Finance and Administration staff