An Introduction to Professional Bookkeeping and Accounts for Small Business

Business Skills Short Course

Course: An Introduction to Professional Bookkeeping and Accounts for Small Business

Date: TBC

Venue: GHQ Training, 1-2 Elizabeth Court, Whimple Street, Plymouth, PL1 2DH

Cost: £125.00 + VAT

  • Overview

    This one day introductory course is aimed at small businesses who want to understand and learn how to manage their accounts efficiently and to comply with legislation. The workshop embeds the learning with interactive activities based on real life scenarios and encourages you to find out which systems and tools will work best for your organisation.


    • The cost of the course is £125.00 (+ VAT).
    • Full or partial funding for people who work in the business industry and want to develop their skills may be available. Please contact our Recruitment Team on 01752 218086 for availability and eligibility.

    Course Structure

    The course will cover all of the following:

    • Why do you need to keep accurate financial records?
    • The Chart of Accounts – what is it and how to apply it to your business
    • Recording purchases and sales
    • Choosing a book-keeping system
    • Banking & reconciling accounts
    • Payroll, including self-employment, sun-contractors, pensions
    • Reports: Debtors, Creditors, Cash flow
    • The balance sheet – how healthy is your business?
    • Month and Year End routines

    On completion of the course you should be able to:

    • Know how to check and process documents involved in financial record keeping
    • Know how to carry out routine book-keeping processes
    • Have a clear understanding of basic book-keeping principles
    • Prepare statements as a preliminary to financial control

    Interested? Apply today via the 'Apply Now' tab at the top of this page! Or alternatively contact our friendly Recruitment Team on 01752 218086 to register your interest in this course.

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