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Fundamental Level


The 3 month Practical Training in Advanced Book-keeping & Payroll is for candidates that are looking to fast track their career in the accounting and payroll industry. Our training is structured in such a way that it is suitable for both experienced and inexperienced candidates. Candidates are provided with high quality training and hands on practical experience under the supervision of KBM Chartered Certified Accountants and Registered Auditors. Note that the training package counts towards your PER, as you are under supervision of the experts in their field and real work environment settings.

We have carefully designed and structured our training to give candidates the necessary practical skills to enable them understand and prepare accounts from source documents to the VAT return and behind. By the end of training with us you will learn the accounting procedures as applied in real life accountancy work. Every step has been designed to make sure that you gain the practical insight and skills of working in our accountancy practice.

Candidates have the opportunity to master a Computerised and payroll package of their choice from Sage, Sage Payroll, QuickBooks, IRIS, TAS or VT. In addition candidates have the opportunity to become proficient in Excel spreadsheets.

  • Contents of TrainingOpen or Close
    Candidates will receive a hands-on training and will know how to perform the following tasks:

    Setting up companies

    Setting up a company either as a cash accounting scheme or a standard accounting scheme

    How and when to register for VAT

    Choosing the chart of accounts that suits the firm's needs and how to customize it

    How double entry is applied in accounting software and how to customize the nominal ledger and nominal codes

    Setting up customers accounts

    Process customers batch invoices, individual invoices and credit notes Suppliers accounts setup

    Processing suppliers invoices and credit notes

    Generate reports on invoices due, customer/supplier invoice activity

    Performing error corrections

    Allocating payments and receipts of cash in a business Allocating bank payments and receipts

    Allocating Supplier/Customer Payments and Receipts Performing bank reconciliation

    Processing the VAT return and reconcile the VAT return Submitting the VAT return to HMRC

    Knowing how to deal with other VAT issues

    Performing Debtor Analysis Credit control procedures

    Candidates will perform Computerised Book-keeping, Bank Reconciliation & VAT Returns for various industry businesses, gaining a greater insight into accounting up to trial balance

    Candidates will gain strong understanding of how to prepare client's account from incomplete records, using various accounting software

    Deeper understanding of VAT - Rules of registration and de-registration Reconciliation of VAT, Completing a VAT return.

    Import and export VAT analysis

    Calculating VAT for a business with mixed zero-rated and standard-rated sales, combining Sage and Excel

    Candidates will perform Excel Spreadsheet Book-keeping and Bank Reconciliation Candidates will gain an insight into how to deal with HMRC queries

    Performing Stock Control using Computerised Book-keeping How to keep a track of Stock movements extract Bill of materials.

    Candidates will perform sales order processing, purchase order processing and stock reporting.

    Invoicing from stock and updating stock records

    The training is carefully structured to give candidates the practical skills to enable them prepare accounts from source documents to the VAT return, in the exactly same manner as it is required.from our staff in our accountancy practice. This is a very unique platform for candidates, as it links directly into placements and ultimately jobs. We pride ourselves on giving opportunities to those who have the determination and attitude to succeed at accountancy. We promise to inspire you and develop you on every step on the way, with regular feedback sessions and supporting services. Candidates have the opportunity to master a Computerised bookkeeping and payroll package of their choice from Sage, Sage Payroll, QuickBooks, IRIS, TAS or VT.
  • Optional ModulesOpen or Close
    In addition to the Sage 50, Quick Books, Excel Bookkeeping and Sage Payroll, you can also choose one additional software from a list of 10 different options.

    Optional Modules

      Level Course Products
    1 Fundamental Bookkeeping Peach Tree
    2 Fundamental Bookkeeping VT Books
    3 Fundamental Bookkeeping IRIS BK
    4 Fundamental Bookkeeping TAS Books
    5 Fundamental Bookkeeping MYOB
    6 Fundamental Bookkeeping OCR Level 1
    7 Fundamental Payroll IRIS Payroll
    8 Fundamental Payroll Excel Payroll
    9 Fundamental Payroll Quick Books Payroll
    10 Fundamental Payroll TAS Books Payroll
  • Benefits of Fundamental TrainingOpen or Close

    GUARANTEED WORK PLACEMENT either in our accountancy practice or with our clients.

    In-house recruitment facilities

    Certification on completion provided by KBM Certified Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors

    Reference provided by KBM Certified Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors

    Counts towards your experience necessary for ACCA, AAT, FIA, CIMA, CIPFA or any other accountancy organisation's memberships

    FREE complete preparation for the OCR qualification*

    One to One CV Consultations and Mock Interview Sessions

    Pre-interview screening tests, increasingly used by employers to select candidates

    Interview Preparation

    Job Hunting tips

    Free Sage or QuickBooks software (Worth over £900)

    Please refer to our terms and conditions

    Each training session has a few candidates delivered in a friendly and relaxing environment, which gives candidates the opportunity to ask questions and raise issues freely. You can be assured that you will receive one to one individual attention from our team.

    Suitable for

    The 3 Months Advanced Book-keeping & Payroll Training is ideal for:

    Those who have no prior experience or qualification in accountancy

    Candidates currently studying ACCA, AAT, FIA, CIMA, CIPFA or other accountancy and payroll qualifications but have no practical accountancy and payroll experience

    Candidates with overseas accounting and payroll experience but not within the UK

    Candidates new to Computerised accounting and payroll

    Candidates new to accounting and payroll, looking forward to maintaining their own accounts and payroll records to reduce their costs

Practical Accountancy Training and Work Experience

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