AAT Access - Business and finance skills

By: LH Education (Legodi Henderson Education (Pty) Ltd)  04-27-2012
Keywords: Accounting Services, Skills Development, Distance Education

What you’ll learn with AAT Access

AAT Access shows employers that you possess the professional expertise they're looking for. Covering core accounting and finance areas, successful completion of the qualification will help you to develop your skills across the following four units.

Accounting in a professional environment

Understand how efficient working practices and personal development help both you and the businesses that you work for to succeed. Appreciate how the legal framework and ethical behavior affect the way a business is run.

Mathematics for accounting

Build and develop skills across a range of basic mathematical functions using financial data. Recognize basic mathematical concepts and apply them to a range of numerical skills required by financial professionals.

Creating business documents

Recognize documents used within the accountancy function and other areas of business. Comprehend the importance of good quality communications, including knowledge of formal and informal written communications. Identify different types of business documents and understand why it is important to choose the right style for internal and external communications.

Essential accounting procedures

Apply basic accounting terminology to business documents and procedures. Understand the principles of single entry accounting systems, including preparing to record business transactions in the books of prime entry. Identify various types of coding and batch control. Prepare documents to process receipts and payments. Draw up a basic profit statement.

Keywords: Accounting Services, Accounting Training, Distance Education, Financial Training, LH Education is an accredited provider of the internationally recognised AAT Diploma in Accounting., Local Government Accounting Qualifications, Skills Development,

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