Book-Keeping Transactions and Controls Part 1
You will cover the double entry system, the basics of VAT, checking invoices for accuracy, day books, general ledger, purchase ledger and sales ledger, prompt payment discount, petty cash books, balancing ledger accounts and many other aspects of manual bookkeeping.
Sage 50 Accounts
Sage is one of the UK’s most popular and in-demand business accounting packages. You’ll need a good knowledge of manual book-keeping to take this course.
Topics covered include: an overview of the Sage program; entering opening balances, preparing and printing a trial balance, setting up opening assets, liabilities and capital balances, entering budgets, producing routine reports; checking data, entering supplier invoices, posting error corrections, amending records; invoicing, generating customer letters, entering new products, checking communication history; banking and payments, producing statements, petty cash, payroll reconciliation; audit trails, correcting basic entry errors, reconciling debtors and creditors; creating sales credit notes, processing purchase credit notes, adjusting stock records, plus checking and reconciling the VAT return, producing profit & loss and balance sheet for management accounts, checking budget figures versus actuals, carrying out the year end procedure.
You don’t need any prior experience of Excel but you will need to be familiar with the Windows environment and have some basic keyboard experience. This Excel course comprises several lessons, which provide a detailed but manageable study programme, so you can be confident about your new skills in the workplace. Just some of the areas covered include creating worksheets, formatting text, simple and complex formulas; handling rows and columns, autocomplete, using styles, headers and footers, average, max and min functions and using charts.
*Depending on skill level it may be possible to study the Expert course as an alternative core course.