This course requires 2 options.
Accounting - Level 1
Teacher in Charge: A. Scholes
Accounting is the study of how we communicate financial information to businesses/organisations to help their decision-making.
This course aims to promote knowledge and understanding of Accounting as a financial language for individuals, community organisations and businesses, and enable students to apply financial knowledge and skills to practical situations.
The stereotype of a pencil pushing accountant hunched over a calculator scribbling sums couldn't be be more inaccurate in todays world.
Accountants are innovative.
Accountants are good with money.
Accountants are business advisors.
As a result, they have transferable, strongly valued skills that make them exceptional and visionary business leaders.
One in four CEOs is a Chartered Accountant and 55% of CEOs have a Finance Background
Process financial transactions for a small entity
Demonstrate understanding of cash management for a small entity.
- learning vital household finance skills. (How to look after your money)
Prepare financial information for a community organisations annual general meeting.
- learning the role of the treasurer for a club.
Interpret accounting information for sole proprietors. (External)
- this is the real role of accountants today, interpreting financial information so that they can advise businesses and aid important decision making.
Prepare financial statements for sole proprietors. (External)
- assisting businesses in determining the profitability, liquidity and value of their business.
Prepare for the external exam.
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.
Other Accounting roles; Business ownership Corporate Banking Business Advisor Finance Manager Auditor Financial Performance Analyst Billing Analyst Credit Manager Tax Consultant Pricing Manager Commercial Analyst Systems Analyst Director of Resources, Energy & Infrastructure Quantity surveyor,
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