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Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant Practical Training

Accounting and Finance

KBM training


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£385 inc VAT (was £500)
Offer ends 11 December 2021
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Study method
Online with live classes
106 hours, Part-time/Full-time
No formal qualification
106 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price
  • TOTUM card is available to purchase separately What's this?
  • Job guarantee programme is included in this course

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We offer high quality Practical Accountancy Training under the supervision of qualified accountants. As a Chartered Certified Accountants firm, we can train you in Bookkeeping, Payroll, VAT Returns, Management Accounts, Final Accounts Preparation, Tax Returns, and Auditing.

Finance Assistant training program is designed to equip you with the skills that you need to secure job as a Finance Assistant / Finance Officer. Upon completion you will have a good understanding of the financial process from purchase and sales Ledger to extended trial balance. You will be using various accounting software during the training e.g. Sage 50, QuickBooks and Excel. Finance Assistant Training duration and price depends on the contents and number of software chosen by the candidate.


106 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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Contents of Finance Assistant / Accounts Assistant Training are as follows:

  • Processing customer and suppliers invoices
  • Performing bank reconciliation
  • Allocating payments and receipts of cash and bank
  • Preparing, reconciling and submitting the VAT return to HMRC
  • Reconciliation of debtors and creditors control accounts
  • Reconciliation of VAT, PAYE, wages, directors and bank loans and suspense account
  • Processing depreciation journals, calculating depreciation using different methods
  • Posting journal entries such as accruals and prepayments
  • Preparing the Final Trial Balance
  • Internal control procedures for tangible fixed assets and cash
  • Summarising and analysing financial data to produce reports for management purposes
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Running the year end procedure in Sage,Xero and QuickBooks

We help all of our trainees in preparing professional CV and job interviews.

Who is this course for?

Finance Assistant Training is suitable 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
  • Work Placement is Guaranteed only if you choose any of our structured program.


Finance Assistant Training has no prerequisites but the candidate must be a keen and quick learner.

Career path

After completing FinanceAssistant Training you can apply for jobs such as Finance Assistant, Finance Officer Accounts Payable / Receivables and Credit Controller.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.