Accounting for Investment

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Finance and Legal, Accountancy

What Is Accounting for Investment Training?

This course gives a complete overview of the accounting procedures in all the major investment areas: Equities, Fixed Interest, Property, Futures and Options etc.

Who Should Attend

Investment accounting staff and their supervisors and managers with daily involvement in investment accounting who want a complete overview. Auditors, both internal and external may also be interested. Delegates will come from Life Assurance and Insurance companies, Fund Managers, Unit Trusts, Pension funds and other investing institutions.

Course Agenda

- Introduction to Accounting and its concepts and the IFRS impact
- Basic Accounting Practices and Terminology
- Investment Types and the impact of IAS 32 on the Equity / Liability equation
- Types of Investment from double entry to trial balance
- From Double Entry to Trial Balance & the impact of Accounting Systems
- Accounting for Corporate Actions
- Accounting for Equity Investments including the new hedging rules
- Recording Investment Activity
- Accounting for Investment Income - The capital problem
- Accounting for Fixed Interest Investments including Accruals and Amortisation
- Valuation of Investments
- The impact of fair value and financial instruments open market values
- Accounting of Basic Derivatives Overview including IAS 3.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Accounting for Investment course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

More Information

While no specific knowledge is assumed, delegates must have at least 3 months experience in an Investment accounting area. This course is not suitable for those requiring a review of complex problems in the areas covered.

Course Availability

Available on client premises as an in-house course or at one of training venues, provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, simply complete the enquiry form below and we'll send you our quotation by return.

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Accounting for Investment
Part of our Accountancy range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 2 days
  • Max Class Size 12

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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