Certificate IV in Bookkeeping (FNS40217)
Acquire expertise in accounts receivable, accounts payable, financial reporting, budgeting & payroll.
Please note, as we will be transitioning to the new FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, we are not taking on any enrolments into the existing FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping program.
The course is designed to be completed within 12-months and you will learn the knowledge and skills required to perform tasks as a bookkeeper, or in entry-level roles in accounting. You will learn about complying with the regulations of the financial services industry, how to prepare financial reports and statements, and how to perform financial calculations. The course will also cover accounting and payroll systems, accounts and ledgers, financial transactions, as well as taxation requirements.
Whether you want to be a registered BAS agent, run a bookkeeping business, or work in the accounting, banking or financial services industry, this qualification will open doors and create rewarding opportunities for you.
What you will learn
Prepare financial reports and statements;.
Establish and maintain accounting systems
Carry out payroll operations according to Australian tax legislation.
Prepare statements, budgets and reports.
Develop bookkeeping and payroll management system.
Execute tax operations in compliance with Australian tax legislation
Why study this course
- Graduate with a nationally recognised qualification
- Learn from and be supported by industry professionals with years of experience
- Learn at any time of the day, in the comforts of your own home or office
- This course meets the Tax Practitioners Board’s current educational requirements for registered BAS agents (additional eligibility criteria applies) – visit the TPB website for more information
- Whether you want to learn the required accounting skills and knowledge to register as a BAS agent, or undertake BAS responsibilities for your business, this online course can help equip you with the knowledge and skills you need
|Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
|Introduce cloud computing into business operations
|Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
|Perform financial calculations
|Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
|Prepare financial reports
|Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
|Maintain inventory records
|Prepare operational budgets
|Process business tax requirements
|Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
|Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
|Establish and maintain payroll systems
After finishing this program, you'll be equipped to seek entry-level positions in accounting and bookkeeping roles, or opt for advanced studies in the accounting field. The completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping fulfills the essential educational criteria for registration as a BAS agent in Australia, meeting the standards set by the Tax Practitioners Board under the Tax Agent Services Act (2009).
Online: You have up to 24-months to complete your course. This is a self-paced, Trainer-supported method of learning. We recommend you spend approximately 10-hours a week reading the course material and completing the assessment tasks given to ensure you complete the course within 11-months.
- Be aged 18 years or over;
- Have suitable language, literacy, numeracy and technological skills to be able to carry out tasks such as to:
- Interpret, analyse and evaluate information that may deal with complex ideas to determine legislative and business requirements,
- Present information, ideas and concepts to a range of audiences using structure and language to suit the audience,
- Use a wide range of mathematical calculations to analyse numeric information in budgets, financial plans and other financial documents, and
- Utilise an online learning platform with ease – this involves being able to upload documents or videos onto the platform, navigate the platform looking for the unit content and assessments, access resources on the platform and communicate with others through the platform;
- Have access to a computer with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint installed; and PDF reader capabilities;
- Have access to a computer with a working web camera and microphone; and
- Have access to an internet connection.