Beginners Guide to Accounting

Why attend “Accounting for Non-Accountants”

Accounting for Non-AccountantsChances are you went into business for yourself because you’re technically very good at whatever it is you do; be it butcher, baker, candlestick maker…

However a common handicap most small business owners are limited by is a lack of core accounting knowledge. You don’t need to be an accountant , but to succeed it’s essential you know accounting basics.

This course has been designed as an introduction to accounting principles and is for beginners working in a New Zealand business environment. No previous knowledge of accounting is assumed and all concepts are introduced in a simple manner. The emphasis is on a practical approach that helps non-accountants learn some accounting basics that will assist you to successfully use accounting software. It is a non-computerised course and includes a series of exercises to help the learning process. Please note this course is not an MYOB AccountRight software course but is a useful pre-requisite to using any accounting software program.

You will learn how to..

  • Apply basic accounting concepts
  • Recognise accounts as Assets, Liabilities, Equity, Expenses or Revenue type
  • Apply business transactions on the accounting equation
  • Interpret a Profit & Loss Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Code transactions to appropriate accounts
  • Understand how GST works and calculate GST to pay
  • Identify capital verse revenue expenses
  • Set up a successful accounts filing system

What you will get from the course

  • Comprehensive workbook
  • Morning tea
  • Certficate of Attendance
  • Lots of opportunity to ask questions relating to your business

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Price: $200 + GST (4 hr course)