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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217

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Ready for a rewarding career in the finance industry? The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is a fantastic place to start.

The course delivers practical knowledge of a variety of accounting and bookkeeping tasks performed in the workplace, including completing Business Activity Statements (BAS), preparing financial reports, processing financial transactions, and establishing and maintaining a payroll system. It is a nationally accredited and recognised course and is perfect for those wanting to expand existing skills in accounts, accounting and bookkeeping or those keen to start their own business as a bookkeeper or registered BAS agent (the course meets the educational requirements of obtaining the BAS agent registration by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).)

Delivered online, this accounting and bookkeeping course is ideal for those already working in the field, or those in administration or office management roles who wish to advance their careers, and who need flexibility to complete further qualifications.

What's Included

  • 13 units of study (specific units detailed below) under 4 key topics: Accounting Fundamentals; Effective Work Practises; Payroll, Activity Statements and Software; Calculations, Budgets and Tax.
  • Leading industry practitioners as trainers
  • Comprehensive course materials
  • Self-paced online study through various means of delivery (videos, webinars, online assessments, Facebook group, training manual, phone/email/zoom support from trainers)

Further Study Pathways

The Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is an excellent pathway to the FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting and may also give you credit towards an accounting degree at university (you'll need to discuss this with the specific university you are considering applying to.)

Course Duration

The course is designed to be completed within 12 months (960 hours). Actual completion time will depend on the individual student's ability to commit time and effort to the training.

Entry Requirement

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Career Opportunities

This qualification can be a stepping stone to working in full time accounting, however the skills you acquire can be used in a variety of other roles too. You may decide to start your own bookkeeping or BAS agent business or alternatively take on more responsibility in your existing organisation within an administrative or financial role. Some opportunities include:

  • Business bookkeeper
  • Payroll officer
  • Accounts administrator
  • Accounts payable/receivables officer
  • Administration manager
  • Office manager
  • Contract bookkeeper
  • Accounting support officer
  • Registered BAS agent (conditions apply)
  • Virtual bookkeeper

More Information

Download the information brochure for this course.

Pricing and Registration

The cost of this course is $2495. Please contact us to determine whether you are eligible for government grants or discounts.

Registrations are now open!

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BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets

BSBSMB412 Introduce cloud computing into business operations

FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations

FNSACC405 Maintain inventory records

FNSACC408 Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry

FNSACC412 Prepare operational budgets

FNSACC414 Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

FNSACC416 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

FNSTPB401 Complete business activity and instalment activity statements

FNSTPB402 Establish and maintain payroll systems

Why students love studying at NBIA:

  • "There were no hidden fees."
  • "The flexibility of online study suited my busy schedule."
  • "I didn’t have to wait for a class to start; I was able to get started within a few of days of paying for the course."
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