It’s BLACK FRIDAY!! Take a peek at our amazing training offers

right-arrow
close

close

Thank you for your enquiry!

One of our training experts will be in touch shortly to go over your training requirements.

close

close

Press esc to close

close close

Back to course information

Thank you for your enquiry!

One of our training experts will be in touch shortly to go overy your training requirements.

close close

Thank you for your enquiry!

One of our training experts will be in touch shortly to go over your training requirements.

Accounting & Finance Training courses

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Sage 50 Accounts Course Outline

This course will cover the following modules:

  • Module 1: Navigation and Settings
  • Module 2: Nominal Ledger and Chart of Accounts
  • Module 3: Entering Opening Balances
  • Module 4: Recording Nominal, Customer, and Supplier Transactions
  • Module 5: Housekeeping
  • Module 6: Error Corrections
  • Module 7: Bank Reconciliation
  • Module 8: Access Rights

Show moredown

Who should attend this Sage 50 Training Course?

This course is designed for any individual who would like to obtain a better understanding of Sage 50 Accounts. This course would be especially advantageous for owners of small to medium sized businesses.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this Sage 50 Accounts training course.

Sage 50 Accounts Course Overview

This Sage 50 Accounts training consists of a 1 day, this trainer-led course that aims to provide delegates with an overview of Sage 50 Accounts and teach them all the fundamentals skills to use the software. The course will focus on providing candidates with tips and tricks of how they can optimise their use of the software for managing sales, accounts, HR, and payroll.

This Sage 50 Accounts course comes under the topic of Accounting and Finance Training, which is composed of a number of courses that improve delegate’s skills and understanding of finance generally, and techniques within finance.

Show moredown

What's included in this Sage 50 Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course Outline

This Finance for Non-Financial Managers training will cover the following modules:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Finance
  • Module 2: Profit and Loss Accounts
  • Module 3: Understanding Income and Expenditure Accounts
  • Module 4: Cash and Accruals Account
  • Module 5: Communicating Effectively with Finance Professionals
  • Module 6: Analysing Trends in Financial Flows
  • Module 7: Reading Balance Sheets
  • Module 8: Constructing a Cash Flow Statement

Show moredown

Who should attend this Finance Training Course?

This course is designed for managers who do not have a direct role within finance but need basic skills and understanding of finance to fulfil their own role.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this Finance for Non-Financial Managers training course, therefore anybody can attend

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course Overview

This 1 day Finance for Non-Financial Managers training course aims to provide candidates with an introduction to the fundamentals of finance, to ensure that the delegate can fulfil their daily or prospective role. This course will focus on different types of finance accounts, how to analyse trends within finance that can be optimised for company growth, and how to create cash flow statements.

As a manager, having a good understanding of all aspects of the organisation is incredibly important. Obtaining an understanding of finance is especially important as these skills can assist the individual in, for example, understanding how to maximise sales or assessing unnecessary costs.

This Finance for Non-Finance Managers course comes under the topic of Accounting and Finance Training. This topic encompasses a number of courses that enables delegates to develop their skills and also obtain additional training to broaden their understanding of finance. Some of these courses include Book Keeping Training, Introduction to Credit Control, and Sage 50 Accounts.

Show moredown

What's included in this Finance Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (2 days)

Classroom (2 days)

Online Self-paced (16 hours)

SWIFT Payments Operate Alliance Access and Entry Training Outline

  • Messaging Services
  • Software Solutions
  • Introduction to Alliance Access
  • Alliance Access/Entry Message Management GUI
  • Create FIN and APC Messages Manually
  • Create a Message from a Template
  • Create an MX Message Manually
  • Validate, Route and Dispose Manually Created Messages
  • Manual FileAct
  • Message searching and reporting
  • Event Log and Monitoring
  • RMA Service
  • Alliance Access/Entry Relationship Management Application GUI
  • Create RMA Queries and Answers
  • Create Authorisations to Receive
  • Manage Authorisations to Receive
  • Manage Bootstrap Authorisations
  • Manage Authorisations to send

Show moredown

Who should attend this SWIFT Training Course?

 

Prerequisites

SWIFT Payments Operate Alliance Access and Entry Training Course Overview

This 2-day course provides a comprehensive look at the Alliance Access and Entry Massage Management GUI. The Knowledge Academy’s SWIFT Payments Operate Alliance Access and Entry Training course delivers the detailed understanding of Messaging Services and Software Solutions.

The course will provide an unbiased overview of the Manual FileAct, Message searching and reporting, Event Log and Monitoring, RMA Service etc. Delegates will also learn that how to manage authorisations to receive, Bootstrap Authorisations, and Authorisation to Send.

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Create FIN and APC Messages Manually
  • Create a Message from a Template
  • Create an MX Message Manually
  • Create RMA Queries and Answers
  • Create Authorisations to Receive

Show moredown

What's included in this SWIFT Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Book Keeping Training Course Outline

This course will cover the following content:

Module 1: Introduction and Objectives

  • The purpose of double entry bookkeeping
  • Accounting concepts

Module 2: Double Entry Book Keeping

  • Debit and credits
  • The T account
  • Control accounts
  • How they all fit together

Module 3: Standard Accounting Entries

  • Depreciation
  • Bad and doubtful debts
  • A simple overview of VAT

Module 4: The Trial Balance

  • Balancing accounts
  • Passing to a trial balance

Module 5: The Extended Trial Balance

  • Using an extended trial balance to produce a profit and loss account and balance sheet

Module 6: Presentation

  • Turning the extended trial balance into a presentable report

Module 7: How computers can do this for you

  • A simple look at how a computerised system handles these entries

Show moredown

Who should attend this Book Keeping Course?

This course is designed for any individuals who are looking to gain more knowledge and the fundamental skills needed to be a competent Book Keeper. This course would be especially useful for individuals who have little or no experience with Book Keeping.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for attending this Book Keeping Training course.

Book Keeping Training Course Overview

This Book Keeping Training consists of a 1 day, this course aims to provide delegates with an introduction to Double Entry Book Keeping. This course will focus on providing candidates with the ability to produce accounts to trial balance and create simple Profit and Loss Balance. This course will then give delegates the basic skills needed to enter into a career in Book Keeping.

This Book Keeping Training course comes under the topic of Accounting and Finance Training, which includes a number of training courses including Introduction to Payroll, Sage 50 Accounts, and The Letters of Credit Training Course. This topic, therefore, offers delegates additional training courses that could be completed to develop knowledge further and broaden the individual’s skill set.

Show moredown

What's included in this Book Keeping Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Introduction to Credit Control Outline

This Introduction to Credit Control will cover the following modules:

  • Module 1: What is Credit Control?
  • Module 2: Why is Credit Control Important and what is its Purpose?
  • Module 3: The Impact of Debt
  • Module 4: Credit Assessments
  • Module 5: The Collection Process
  • Module 6: Becoming a Credit Controller

Show moredown

Who should attend this Credit Control Course?

This course is designed for individuals who would like to learn the fundamentals of Credit Control. It is also designed for individuals who are already in a Credit Control role and would like to refresh and develop their skills further.

Prerequisites

As this is an introductory course, there are no prerequisites for enrolling.

Introduction to Credit Control Course Overview

This 1-day Introduction to Credit Control training course aims to provide delegates with the fundamentals of credit control and why it is so important for all individuals. This course can be seen as an entry point into the Credit Control sector as it equip candidates with the foundations, which can then be developed through additional training and experience in the workplace. The course will focus on the Credit Assessment Process and how to deal with difficult customers who do not want to pay.

This course will be taught by our expert trainers who have years of experience teaching Credit Control courses. This introductory course comes under the topic of Accounting and Finance Training, where there are a range of courses that can assist delegates with further training, for example The Letters of Credit Training Course.

Show moredown

What's included in this Credit Control Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Introduction to Payroll Course Outline

This course will cover the following content:

Module 1: Introduction

  • What is Payroll?
  • Key Terminology

Module 2: Payroll Obligations and Requirements

  • Employer Obligations
  • Payroll Requirements
  • Payslips

Module 3: The Payroll Cycle

  • Tasks within Payroll Cycle
  • Importance of Payroll Cycle
  • Risks to Payroll Cycle

Module 4: PAYE

  • What is PAYE?
  • Operating PAYE
  • Deductions

Module 5: Tax Codes and Tables

  • What are Tax Codes?
  • How do Tax Codes Vary?
  • Percentages and Rates

Module 6: Statutory Sick Pay

  • Employee Rights
  • Absence Management

Module 7: Statutory Maternity

  • Maternity Leave
  • Maternity Pay

Module 8: Pensions

  • Pension Schemes
  • Employee/Employer Rights

Module 9: Student Loans

  • How and When Employees Pay

Module 10: Reports and Record Keeping

  • Types of Report
  • Employee Records

Show moredown

Who should attend this Payroll training course?

This course is designed for any individual who would like to develop their skills and understanding of payroll. This course would be especially beneficial for individuals in Accounts, Management, or HR based roles.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for enrolling on this Introduction to Payroll training course, therefore anybody can attend.
 

Introduction to Payroll Course Overview

This Introduction to Payroll training consists of a 1-day, this trainer-led course that aims to provide delegates with the fundamentals of the payroll process. This course will focus on the Payroll Cycle, Tax Codes, Statutory rights, and PAYE. This course can be viewed as an entry point into a career that involves payroll, or as an opportunity to refresh skills and bring knowledge up-to-date.

This Introduction to Payroll course comes under the topic of Accounting and Finance Training, which provides candidates with a range of training courses. Some of these include Book Keeping Training, Introduction to Credit Control, and Sage 50. Therefore, this topic offers training for a range of complexities and offers delegates the opportunity to gain additional training within their sector.

Show moredown

What's included in this Payroll Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Letters of Credit Course Outline

This course covers the following topics:

  • What is a Letter of Credit?
  • How Letters of Credit work
  • Key terminology
  • Types available
  • Obligations between banks, importers and exporters
  • Complying with UCP600 and ISBP
  • Best practice for creating documentation
  • Reasons for rejection and what to do

Show moredown

Who should attend this Letters of Credit Training Course?

This course is aimed at importers and exporters of any level of experience. It is suitable for staff members required to deal with letters of credit, such as those in sales, purchasing, shipping, accounts, finance, or customer services. It will also benefit experienced staff who need to update their knowledge on the latest standards in order to remain compliant.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Letters of Credit Training Course Overview

Letters of Credit (LC) have been experiencing a surge of popularity among importers and exporters in recent years, but many exporters have their submissions rejected because their letters of credit do not relate properly to their contract. Our 1-day Letters of Credit training course provides comprehensive guidance on how to use Letters of Credit effectively. It explains the terminology of LC, how to construct accurate and viable documents, and how to conform to regulations such as UCP600.

Show moredown

What's included in this Letters of Credit Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

QuickBooks Masterclass​ Course Outline

Principles of Accounting

  • Accounting Purpose
  • Reviewing Common Financial Statements
  • Accounting Principles

Double-Entry Bookkeeping

  • Fiddle-Faddle Accounting Method
  • Double-Entry Bookkeeping Working

Accounting Problems

  • Working with Accounts Receivable
  • Record Account Payable Transactions
  • Inventory Accounting
  • Accounting for Fixed Assets
  • Recognise Liabilities
  • Closing Revenue and Expense Accounts

Setting Up QuickBooks

  • Plan New QuickBooks System
  • Install QuickBooks
  • Running QuickBooks Setup Wizard
  • Identify Starting Trial Balance

Loading Master File Lists

  • Setting Up the Chart of Accounts List and Item List
  • Working with Price Level List
  • Using Sales Tax Codes
  • Setting Up Lists – Customer, Vendor, Fixed Asset, etc.

Working with Settings

  • Access Preferences Settings
  • Setting Accounting Preferences
  • Setting Bills, Calendar, and Checking Preferences
  • Control-Integrated Applications, Inventory, and Estimated Work
  • Integrated Payment Processing
  • Setting Search and Send Forms Preferences

Invoicing Customers

  • Choose and Customise an Invoice Form
  • Invoicing a Customer
  • Billing for Time
  • Printing and Emailing Invoices
  • Record Sales Receipts and Credit Memos
  • Assessing Finance Charges

Paying Vendors

  • Create Purchase Order
  • Paying Bills
  • Reviewing Other Vendor Menu Commands

Track Inventory and Items

  • Using the Item Code Column, List Window, and Inventory Reports
  • Add Items to the Item List
  • Editing Items
  • Manage Inventory in a Manufacturing Firm

Managing Cash and Bank Accounts

  • Writing Checks
  • Recording Register Transactions
  • Review Other Banking Commands

Paying Employees                                                                                   

  • Setting Basic Payroll
  • Scheduling Payroll Runs
  • Paying Employees
  • Edit and Void Paychecks
  • Paying Payroll Liabilities

QuickBooks Journal Entries

  • Working with Journal Entries
  • Working with Memorised Transactions
  • Review Accountant and Taxes Reports

Preparing Financial Statements and Reports

  • Producing Report
  • Working with Report Window
  • Modifying a Report
  • Processing Multiple Reports

Preparing a Budget

  • Budgeting Types
  • Using Set Up Budgets Window
  • Managing with a Budget

Working with Activity-Based Costing

  • Review Traditional Overhead Allocation
  • Working of ABC
  • Implement an ABC System
  • How QuickBooks Supports ABC?
  • Turning on Class Tracking
  • Use Classes for ABC

Setting Up Project and Job Costing Systems

  • Setting Up QuickBooks Job
  • Tracking Job or Project Costs
  • Job Cost Reporting
  • Job Estimates

Administering QuickBooks

  • Keep Data Confidential
  • Use QuickBooks in a Multiuser Environment
  • Audit Trails
  • Enable Multiuser Access

Protecting Data

  • Backing QuickBooks Data File
  • Restore QuickBooks Data File
  • Condensing QuickBooks Company Files

Show moredown

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

Audience

Anyone who wishes to boost up their knowledge and skills in accounting can attend this course. This course will be beneficial for professionals who are already active in the field of accounting.

QuickBooks Masterclass​ Course Overview

QuickBooks is a business accounting software program used by small businesses to manage sales and expenses and to keep the record of daily transactions. QuickBooks can be used to invoice customer, create reports for tax file and planning. It maintains desktop and online accounting applications as well as cloud-based work.

This QuickBooks Masterclass course offers comprehensive knowledge about the working of QuickBooks and how it can be used by small to medium organisations. Delegates will learn about how to set up the chart of accounts list and item list. In addition, delegates will get an understanding of how to plan a new QuickBooks system and run QuickBooks setup wizard. Delegates will then move to set up the chart of accounts list and item list.

During this 1-day course, delegates will gain knowledge of how to control-integrated applications, inventory, and estimated work. Furthermore, they will also gain an understanding of how to track inventory, manage cash and bank accounts, as well as prepare financial statements and reports. On completion of this course, delegates will be able to back and restore the QuickBooks data file.

Show moredown

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

Show moredown

Online Instructor-led (1 days)

Classroom (1 days)

Online Self-paced (8 hours)

Financial Management Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Financial Management

  • Meaning of Finance
  • Definition of Business Finance
  • Types of Finance
  • Scope of Financial Management
  • Objectives of Financial Management
  • Approaches to Financial Management
  • Functions of Finance Manager
  • Importance of Financial Management

Module 2: Financial Statement Analysis

  • Meaning and Definition
  • Types for Financial Statement Analysis
  • Techniques of Financial Statement Analysis
  • Funds Flow Statement
  • Cash Flow Statement

Module 3: Sources of Financing

  • Sources of Finance
  • Security Finance
  • Equity Shares
  • Preference Shares
  • Deferred Shares
  • No Par Shares
  • Creditorship securities
  • Internal Finance
  • Loan Financing

Module 4: Capital Structure

  • Financial Structure
  • Optimum Capital Structure
  • Factors Determining Capital Structure
  • Capital Structure Theories

Module 5: Cost of Capital and Leverage

  • Classification of Cost of Capital
  • Importance of Cost of Capital
  • Computation of Cost of Capital
  • Operating Leverage
  • Financial Leverage
  • Operating Leverage Vs Financial Leverage
  • Working Capital Leverage

Module 6: Dividend Decision

  • Types of Dividend/Form of Dividend
  • Dividend Decision
  • Irrelevance of Dividend
  • Modigliani and Miller’s Approach
  • Relevance of Dividend
  • Factors Determining Dividend Policy
  • Types of Dividend Policy

Module 7: Working Capital and Working Capital Management

  • Meaning of Working Capital
  • Types of Working Capital
  • Inventory Management
  • Techniques Based on the Classification of Inventories
  • Cash Management
  • Receivable Management

Module 8: Special Financing

  • Lease Financing
  • Venture Capital
  • Factoring
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Merchant Banking
  • Credit Rating
  • Mutual Funds

Show moredown

Prerequisites 

In this Financial Management course, there are no formal prerequisites.

Audience

This Financial Management course provided by The Knowledge Academy is ideal for anyone who wants to learn and get knowledge about finance and how to manage finance. However, it is more beneficial for:

  • Finance Managers
  • Investor Relations Managers
  • Financial Accounting Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Project Managers

Financial Management Training​ Course Overview

Financial Management is an essential activity in each and every organisation. It means controlling, planning, directing and organising the financial activities such as utilisation and purchasing of funds in the organisation. It includes managing organisation financial resources to assure there is small or no wastage of funds. Financial Management refers to applying common management principles to the financial resources of an organisation. Organisations have to deal with finances accurately, if not, then the organisation will face many barriers, which will lead to less growth and development as the consequences. It manages an organisation's financial activities, which includes the use of funds, acquisition of funds, accounting, payments, risk assessment, and other things related to finances.

Anyone having proper knowledge of financial management can get numerous job opportunities in many organisations.

In this 1-day Financial Management course, delegates will become familiar with managing finance. This training will provide basic and advanced knowledge about different approaches and scope of Finance Management. Delegates will also get to know about various sources of financing, dividend decisions and know how to analysis Financial Statement. The Knowledge Academy will provide delegates with an expert trainer for this course.

This training will cover various concepts, such as:

  • Types of Finance
  • Sources of Financing
  • Capital Structure
  • Working Capital and Working Capital Management
  • Special Financing

At the end of this training, delegates will learn about how to manage finance and various benefits they can achieve by managing finance with different techniques. Delegates will get to know about working capital and how to manage it.

Show moredown

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor

Show moredown

Not sure which course to choose?

Speak to a training expert for advice if you are unsure of what course is right for you. Give us a call on 01344 203999 or Enquire.

What our customers are saying

Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Our Accounting and Finance courses are available across the world in thousands of locations.
As our courses are introductory, there are no prerequisites.
No, they are our own courses. We have specially designed our courses to cover skills most valuable to employers.
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Accounting & Finance Training.
The price for Accounting & Finance Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £495.

Why we're the go to training provider for you

icon

Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.

icon

Trusted & Approved

We are accredited by PeopleCert on behalf of AXELOS

icon

Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

icon

High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

barclays Logo
deloitte Logo
Thames Water Logo

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

santander logo
bmw Logo
Google Logo
Shell Logo

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

Diane Gray, Shell

Looking for more information on Accounting & Finance Training