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Accounting and Finance Certificate of achievement in Accounting and Finance Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 60 CPD points available with no extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials. Study Accounting and Finance online, for the opportunity to earn a Level 3 endorsed Accounting Certificate of Achievement! Explore the functions of Accountancy and Account Management, priming yourself for a rewarding career in accounting with this endorsed Accounting Certificate. Boost your CV and career prospects with our exclusive Level 3 Accounting and finance Course– enrol today! Qualified accountants benefit from limitless job prospects on a global basis. The knowledge, skills and attributes of capable Accountants are in consistently high demand all over the world. To succeed in Accountancy is to enjoy a rewarding and potentially-lucrative career, where every day brings you challenges and new opportunities. All of which begins with targeted Accountancy studies – kick start your career with our exclusive Level 3 Accounting and Finance Certificate! Explore the skills and general attributes it takes to succeed in the high-flying world of corporate Accountancy . Discover how Accountants contribute directly to the success or otherwise of organisations spanning all industries and sectors. Lay a solid foundation for further studies at a higher level, or pursue an entry-level Accounting position in the location of your choosing worldwide. Study in your own time and at your own pace for a fully-endorsed certificate that could significantly improve your career prospects!

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Accounting and Finance

Course Benefits

When studying for a fully-endorsed Accounting Course with STS Courses, every learner benefits from:

  1. The most comprehensive introduction to the Accountancy profession, along with its role and importance in a wider business context.
  2. Flexible online learning with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about – study in your own time and at your own pace.
  3. No geographical restrictions – our courses are open to ambitious candidates on a global basis.
  4. Full 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform and comprehensive support from your personally-assigned tutor.
  5. The opportunity to study at home for an internationally-recognized Accounting qualification that could transform your career.

Learning Objectives

This advanced Accounting Course Level 3 covers every essential practical skill and theoretical concept the learner must master to join this highly-competitive industry. Upon completion of the course, candidates will have the opportunity to pursue professional positions in key areas of Accounting, or begin establishing their own consultancies from scratch. Ultimately, the objective of the course is to assist learners with their transition from enthusiastic newcomer to fully-qualified and employed professional.

Over the Accounting course 06 intensive modules, candidates explore the primary responsibilities and daily duties of the working Accountant. A range of crucial fraud-detection methods are investigated, along with effective evidence-gathering techniques, the growing threat cyber-crime poses to organisations at all levels and the importance of proactive fraud-prevention. The course also covers the role of the Accountant as part of a wider fraud-prevention team.

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates take away the most essential industry-specific skills, talents and knowledge including:

  • A detailed understanding of the Accounting profession
  • How Accountants protect businesses from loss and damage
  • Advanced understanding of common fraud techniques/patterns
  • The opportunity to step into a professional position for the first time

Course Outline

This advanced yet accessible Accounting Course is delivered across 04 intensive modules – each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Comprehensive support and guidance will be provided by your personally-assigned tutor throughout your studies.

Unit 1 – Introduction to Accounting and Finance

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting
  • Objectives of Accounting
  • Scope of Accounting
  • Functions of Accounting
  • Advantages of Accounting
  • Limitations of Accounting
  • Evolution of Modern Accounting
  • Branches of Accounting
  • Modern View of Accounting
  • Accounting Cycle
  • Plus more

Unit 2 – Role of an Accountant

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Role of an Accountant
  • Methods of Accounting
  • Debit and Credit
  • Types of Accounts
  • Distinction between Book-Keeping and Accounting
  • Organisation for Accounting and Finance
  • Bases of Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Plus more

Unit 3 – Balance Sheet

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Balance Sheet
  • Purpose of Financial Statements
  • Prepare a Balance Sheet
  • Assets
  • Analyze a Balance Sheet
  • Current Ratio
  • Quick Ratio
  • Working Capital
  • Debt/Worth Ratio
  • Plus more

Unit 4 – Profit and Loss Accounts

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Statement of Profit and Loss
  • Measurement of Income
  • Preparation of Profit or Loss Account
  • Plus more

Unit 5 – Cash Flow Statements

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Cash Flow
  • Initial Investment
  • Cash
  • Receivables
  • Inventory, Supplies, and Prepaid Expenses
  • Sources of Funds
  • Funds from Operations
  • Uses and Application of Funds
  • Plus more

Unit 6 – Budgeting

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Budget
  • Financial Planning
  • Budgetary Control
  • Installing a Budgetary Control System
  • Responsibility for Budgeting
  • Key Factor
  • Sales Work Sheet
  • Fixed and Flexible Budgets
  • Plus more