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Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping Award

Aim: This course provides learners with knowledge of manual bookkeeping systems & procedures. It aims to equip the learner with the skills to set up and maintains a computerised accounts systems. This course can be delivered using QuickBooks, Sage or TAS Accounting software.

Manual Book keeping

Module 1 - Books of Original Entry

Module 2 - Double Entry Book- keeping

Module 3 - Completing Ledger Accounts

Module 4 - Preparing Financial Accounts

Computerised Book keeping

Purchases Ledger

  • Set up Supplier accounts and details.
  • Enter purchases invoices.
  • Enter supplier payments.
  • Allocate payments to invoices.
  • Prepare remittance advices.
  • Generate aged creditors listing.
  • Read and understand purchases/suppliers reports.

Sales Ledger

  • Set up Customer accounts and details.
  • Enter Sales/customers invoices.
  • Set up Products/Items and Services.
  • Generate Sales Invoices- using computerised system.
  • Enter customers receipts.
  • Allocate receipts to invoices.
  • Generate aged Debtors.
  • Prepare Customers statements.
  • Read and understand Debtors/Sales reports.

Module 3 - Cash Books

  • Set up Bank Accounts, Petty Cash and Credit Card Accounts.
  • Enter cash payments.
  • Enter Receipts/ Sales.
  • Complete computerised bank reconciliation.
  • Read and understand Cash reports.

Module 4 - Nominal Ledger & Reporting

  • Understand the Nominal Ledger.
  • Prepare Bi Monthly Vat report.
  • Prepare & understand Profit & Loss account.
  • Prepare & understand Balance Sheet.
  • Year end procedures.
  • Back up and Restore Data.

In order to obtain certification it is necessary to undertake a computerised assessment on day 4 of the course. The duration of this is 2 hours and will assess the computerised component of the course.

A manual assessment will be undertaken as a project/case study which can be completed at home and must be submitted at the end of the course.

Upon successful completion of this course learners will be awarded QQI/FETAC Certificate Level 5, component module 5N1354

For further information download this file:
Manual & Computerised Bookkeeping Award 5N1354

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