Accounting & Book Keeping

TypeOnline Course
Certificate80% of quiz marks
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Want to learn the basics of accounting? This is a fun and easy to understand online course to teach you the basics of accounting and book-keeping.

Whether you’re looking for an office-based role or wanting to run your own business, or you simply want to understand the ‘formulas’ behind accounting so you know what you’re talking about; this course is a fantastic place to start.

This course will teach you the basics of accounting and book-keeping.

  • Easy online course for understanding accounting and book-keeping, with a certificate granted upon completion
  • Plenty of examples and easy to understand course
  • Specific examples for accounting for goods (e.g. products) businesses vs. services businesses
  • Learn through professionally written course materials
  • Get knowledge that you can apply to the real world

This course is fantastic for basic to intermediate users.

Our instructors have put together a course that examines the essentials of accounting and book-keeping. You’ll learn the fundamentals for entry systems, invoices, journals, financial statements. After learning how each section of accounting works, you’ll gain great knowledge.

We also teach you the differences between accounting for a business that sells goods (e.g. a shop or factory) vs. accounting for a business involved in services (such as labour hire, tradesperson services, consulting, etc.)

Learning accounting is straightforward. The course is taught entirely online. So join today and boost your knowledge!

Potential Career Pathways Include:

Begin this course today with Auckland College and you’ll learn accounting and book-keeping in no time. This course will teach you how to the fundamentals for your own business or for an employer. You’ll work towards achieving an intermediate level of skill and knowledge.

Career pathways:

– Office Administrator
– Executive Assistant
– Business Manager or Director
– Administrator
– Junior accountant
– Company Owner
– Entrepreneur
– Book keeper

Section 1Bookkeeping Basics
Lecture 1Objectives
Lecture 2Definition of Bookkeeping
Lecture 3The Role of the Bookkeeper in the Business
Lecture 4Introduction to Accounting Principles and Guidelines
Lecture 5Introduction to Accounting Principles and Guidelines (Continue)
Lecture 6Two Basic Accounting Methods
Lecture 7The Accounting Equation
Lecture 8The Accounting Equation (Continue)
Lecture 9 Accounting Equation Examples
Section 2Double Entry Accounting System
Lecture 10Objectives
Lecture 11Charts of Accounts
Lecture 12Charts of Accounts (Continue)
Lecture 13Ledger Account
Lecture 14Double Entry Bookkeeping System
Lecture 15Normal Balances
Section 3Accounting for Cash
Lecture 16Objectives
Lecture 17Cash – Accounting Definition
Lecture 18Cash Transactions
Lecture 19Daily Cash Sheet
Lecture 20Petty Cash
Lecture 21Bank Reconciliation
Lecture 22Bank Reconciliation (Continue)
Section 4Invoices
Lecture 23Objectives
Lecture 24Invoice
Lecture 25Parts of an Invoice
Lecture 26Invoice Processing
Lecture 27Different Types of Invoice
Lecture 28Goods and Services Tax
Section 5Accounting for Goods Business
Lecture 29Objectives
Lecture 30Inventory
Lecture 31Cost of Goods Sold
Lecture 32Inventory Systems
Lecture 33Inventory Cost Flow Assumptions
Lecture 34Methods of Estimating Ending Inventory
Section 6Accounting for Services Business
Lecture 35Objectives
Lecture 36The Services Industry
Lecture 37Payroll Accounting
Lecture 38Difference between a Contractor and an Employee
Lecture 39Payroll Withholdings
Lecture 40Cost Accounting Defined
Lecture 41Cost Accounting Practices as Used in the Services Industry
Lecture 42Different Costing Methods
Lecture 43Computing for Job Costs
Section 7Adjusting and Closing Accounts at the End of the Accounting Period
Lecture 44Objectives
Lecture 45Adjusting Entries Defined
Lecture 46Types of Adjusting Entries
Lecture 47Steps in Adjusting Journal Entries
Lecture 48Closing Journal Entries Defined
Lecture 49Steps in Closing Journal Entries
Section 8Producing Financial Statements
Lecture 50Objectives
Lecture 51Financial Statements
Lecture 52Types of Financial Statements
Lecture 53Statement of Financial Position
Lecture 54Statement of Income
Lecture 55Statement of Cash Flow
Lecture 56Statement of Changes in Equity
Section 9Reporting and Profitability Calculations
Lecture 57Objectives
Lecture 58Financial Ratios
Lecture 59Financial Ratios on the Balance Sheet
Lecture 60More Financial Ratios on the Balance Sheet
Lecture 61Financial Ratio on Liabilities and Equity
Lecture 62Financial Ratio on the Income Statement
Lecture 63Financial Ratio on the Cash Flow
Lecture 64Financial Statement Analysis
Lecture 65Methods of Financial Statement Analysis
Section 10Book Keeping and Accounting Quiz
Lecture 66Book Keeping and Accounting Quiz
Section Quiz
Section 11Conclusion