This free certificate in accounting course looks in-depth at the transactions, processes and controls used to record typical transactions in a business.
In sales, you will learn how to handle returns, discount and freight charges as well as working out the cost of goods sold. In inventory, you will see the two different methods of counting inventory, periodic and perpetual, as well as the different methods of calculating value of the inventory and the associated journal transactions to record the necessary adjustments.
To help manage the cash assets within a company, the different controls and best practices are outlined with examples of documents and processes given for both checking accounts and petty cash. Samples of adjusting journals are given and the importance and use of the quick ratio are explained. This is followed with details on how to manage the accounts receivables, from calculating the provision for uncollectable accounts to the use of aged analysis. Similarly in accounts payable you will see how to make provision for both the known and unknown liabilities as well as how to use payable notes as for of short term finance.
This free diploma of accounting course will be of great interest to entrepreneurs and business professionals who would like to better understand the transactions and controls used in business, and to any learner who is interested in accounting as a future career.
To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.
Having studied this course you will be able to: - Process all the transactions necessary for a merchandising business; - Calculate the net realizable value and use is as a key performance indicator (KPI); - Count and manage all the transactions relating to inventory; - Put in place the controls to help prevent errors in the handling of cash; - Manage the checking account and petty cash transactions and the associated document flow; - Calculate, analyze and use the financial results-quick ratio; - Manage the accounts receivables and payables using the allowance method; - Calculate provisions to payables, uncollectable etc.; - Calculate interest on notes receivable or notes payable; - Analyze and use the financial results—accounts receivable turnover and the number of days' sales in accounts receivable.
"Unless specified, fullfundscholarship.com is not in any way affiliated with any of the scholarship providers featured in this website. The material provided here is solely for informational purposes. Visitors are advised to use the information at their own discretion"