Book Keeping

Book Keeping from Peakford Management Consultants

By: Peakford Management Consultants  12-06-2010
Keywords: Book Keeping

The objective of this course is to equip learners with a practical knowledge of bookkeeping which will enable them to do bookkeeping in the environment of any small/medium and large business enterprise.

Who should enroll for this course?
All persons who do clerical work and who are involved in the handling of business documents and bookkeeping aspects, but have no (or little) bookkeeping knowledge. Persons who run their own business but do not have the proper bookkeeping and accounting background will benefit by enrolling for this course.

- has a proven record in facilitating this programme utilizing expert, experienced and qualified facilitators



Duration of the course
2 days


Introduction to bookkeeping

  • The nature and purpose of bookkeeping
  • The accounting equation
  • Business documents
  • cash transactions)
  • Recording of transactions (Part 1 - cash transactions)
  • Business documents (Part 2 - credit transactions)
  • Recording of transactions (Part 2 - credit transactions)
  • Accounting records of close corporations

Applied bookkeeping

  • Inventory systems
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Trial balance
  • Final accounts and year-end adjustments

Internal control and budgets

  • Internal control
  • Budgets
  • Controlling of budgets 

Introduction to taxation

  • Basic principles of income tax
  • Pay-as-you-earn system
  • Value-added tax (VAT)

General aspects of interest to the bookkeeper

  • Compensation fund
  • The unemployment insurance fund
  • Payroll Accounting

Keywords: Book Keeping

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