Financial Accounting & Bookkeeping

Code : FA007
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Numbers! Numbers! Numbers! Wherever you go, you are bound to see them. On addresses, license plates, phones, prices, and of course, money! Numbers connect us all to each other in many more ways than we might imagine. Essentially, our world revolves around numbers. Some of us enjoy dealing with numbers while others may have a fear of them, or even a phobia. For those of you who have already recognized and appreciate the impact that numbers actually have on just about everything, you deserve a cookie.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
The training course is designed for technical and middle departments that help senior management in offering both the required information and analysis to make investment decisions, particularly,
  • Financial departments
  • Projects evaluation units
  • Information analysis and collection units

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Understand basic accounting terminology
  • Identify the differences between the cash and accrual accounting methods
  • Keep track of your business by becoming familiar with accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Use a journal and general ledger to document business financials
  • Utilize the balance sheet
  • Identify different types of financial statements
  • Uncover the reasons for and actually create a budget
  • Be familiar with internal and external auditing

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Basic Terminology (I)
  • Balance sheet
  • Assets, liabilities, equity, and income statement
  • Revenue
  • Cost of goods sold
  • Expenses
  • Accounting period 
Basic Terminology (II)         
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Depreciation
  • General ledger
  • Interest, inventory, journals, payroll, and trial balance
  • Case study (I)
Accounting Methods
  • Cash method
  • Accrual method
  • Differences between cash and accrual
  • Keeping track of your business
    • Accounts payable
    • Accounts receivable
  • The journal
  • The general ledger
  • Cash management
  • Case study (II)
Understanding the Balance Sheet   
  • The accounting equation
  • Double-entry accounting
  • Types of assets
  • Types of liabilities
  • Equity
  • Other financial statements
    • Income statement
    • Cash flow statement
    • Capital statement
    • Budget vs. Actual
Payroll Accounting / Terminology  
  • Gross wages
  • Net wages
  • Employee tax withholding’s
  • Employer tax expenses
  • Salary deferrals
  • Employee payroll
  • Employee benefits
  • Tracking accrued leave
  • Government payroll returns/reports       
End of Period Procedures     
  • Depreciating your assets
  • Reconciling cash
  • Reconciling investments
  • Working with the trial balance
  • Bad debt
  • Posting adjustments and corrections 
Financial Planning, Budgeting and Control
  • Reasons for budgeting
  • Creating a budget
  • Comparing budget to actual expenses
  • Auditing
  • What is an audit?
  • When and why would you audit? Internal and external

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

04 - 15 Feb
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
07 - 18 Jul
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
20 - 31 Oct
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt

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