This qualification reflects professional accounting job roles in financial services and other industries, including tax agents, accounts payable and accounts receivable officers, payroll service providers, and employees performing a range of accounting tasks for organisations in a range of industries. Individuals in these roles apply solutions to a range of often complex problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They apply initiative to plan, coordinate and evaluate their own work and provide guidance to others within defined guidelines.
Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals. Completion of the following seven units, or their equivalent, which constitute the requirements for FNSSS00014 Accounting Principles Skill Set: BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports, FNSACC311 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports, FNSACC312 - Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers, FNSACC408 - Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, FNSACC416 - Set up and operate a computerised accounting system, FNSTPB401 - Complete business activity and instalment activity statements, FNSTPB402 - Establish and maintain payroll systems, or Completion of FNS40615 - Certificate IV in Accounting or equivalent, or Completion of FNS40215 - Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or equivalent or FNS40217 - Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.
Management accountant, tax accountant, finance analyst, corporate accountant.