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Accounts Assistance Training


The online Accounts Assistant Training from Oplex Careers aims to provide a strong insight into accounting functions and processes to support the senior accountant in an organisatio, focusing on purchase ledger, reconciliation, and more.

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The online Accounts Assistant Training will introduce you to the skills relating to understanding key areas within accounting, and the confidence to starting a career in this field focusing on core areas in accounting. This course will provide a great insight into your role in working closely with senior accountants with the use of practical examples throughout the course.

Whether you are familiar with accounting principles already, you want to get started working with accountants in the accounting and payroll field, looking for more training, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Accounts Assistant Training is split into the following modules:

    • Introduction to Accounts Assistance training

• Introduce what purchase ledger is
• Introduce what sales ledger is
• Introduce what some core administrative duties involved with accounts assistants.

    • Accountancy Skills in Details

• Recording a credit sale within the two-step process
• Purchase and sales ledgers processes explained
• To recognise what month end processing consists of

    • Administrative Responsibilities of an Accounts Assistant

• Different methods of communication important for your role
• To understand the common etiquette with each of the main methods
• How the Accounts Assistant supports senior accounting roles

    • Accounts administration

• Purchase ledger invoices and the information required
• The importance of monitoring petty cash and processes involved
• Identify what is a useable receipt and the best way to record them

    • Office accounts administration

Discuss payroll timesheets and their importance within payroll
Discuss employee rights surrounding holiday pay in the UK
To recognise the rights and pay for both sick leave and maternity leave for workers in the UK

    • Reconciliation and reporting

• Explore the different forms of Reconciliation
• To understand how a reconciliation form is filled out
• Discuss the skills necessary to perform reconciliations and financial reports

    • IT in accounting

• Identify what software is most used in businesses
• To recognise the advantages and disadvantages of accounting software
• The specific IT skills necessary to become an account’s assistant

  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Accounts Assistant Training, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Accounts Assistant Training. This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Accounts Assistant Training.

Course Duration

The online Accounts Assistant Training requires 50 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Accounts Assistant Training you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

Our Accounts Assistant Training is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Accounts Assistant Training to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

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