Course Name - Book-keeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Award -Minor Award Level 5
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations, using manual and computerised systems.
It is suitable for:
Learners will be able to:
1 Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems
2 Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes
3 Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from the information contained in a range of source documents to include; invoices, credit notes, bank records, petty cash vouchers
4 Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers
5 Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period
6 Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied
7 Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners
8 Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package, comparing manual and computerised results
9 Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed
10 Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.
Entry Requirements (If Relevant, Garda Vetting Info etc )
None. Just an interest in book-keeping and availability to attend classes and devote the necessary time outside class to complete the work required for achievement.
Materials needed: pen, paper, calculator & folder with dividers