An Introduction to Accounting

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

What Is An Introduction to Accounting Training?

This course covers basic accounting and takes delegates through the accounting process from the generation of source documentation to the preparation of final accounts.

Who Should Attend

Suitable for staff with no accounting experience, maybe joining an accounting office and needing to acquire a basic introduction to the accounting process as well as a working knowledge of fundamental book keeping skills.

Course Agenda

- What will it cover? The Initial Process
- Source documentation
- Books of prime entry
- Ledger accounts Constructing the Final Accounts
- Double entry book keeping
- Constructing the trial balance
- Errors not flagged by the trial balance
- Deriving the Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet Accounting for Cash and Bank
- Two and three column cash books
- The petty cash book
- Bank reconciliation statements
- Cash flow statements Accounting for: Depreciation of fixed assets
- Bad debts and provision for bad debts
- Accruals and prepayments
- Value Added Tax
- Operating and capital expenditure The Final Accounts of Limited Companies
- Advantages and disadvantages of limited liability status
- The structure of limited company accounts
- Key accounting concepts.


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


The An Introduction to Accounting 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.

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We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

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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An Introduction to Accounting
Part of our Accountancy range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 1 day
  • Max Class Size 12

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