Certificate in Computerized Accounting

All businesses use accounting information systems. The course is designed to provide learners with the ability to understand the specialized accounting software and developing a system for a company using specialized accounting packages

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About This Course

This short course aims at helping participants develop an appreciation of the role of computerized accounting software in a business environment from the perspective of end users and to understand the concepts of the integrated structure of a computerized accounting system when processing accounting transactions.

The participants will develop practical skills in using a computerized accounting system, develop the capacity to apply the above skills to practical accounting problems and procedures and gain an understanding of topical issues and the role of external parties such as government, accounting professional bodies and software designers in relation to accounting and information technology.

This well-established program has been designed to equip participants with practical tools and techniques necessary to succeed in managing financial information in business environment

What you will gain

  • Use computerized accounting program to organize and process financial and managerial accounting data.
  • Recognize a computerized accounting package’s capability to improve efficiency in an organization.
  • Develop practical skills in using a computerized accounting system and apply these skills to develop an appreciation and expertise in the use of other accounting software.
  • Use Tally, QuickBooks, sage, accounting software to develop and maintain accounting record- keeping systems.
  • Develop an appreciation of the role of computerized accounting software in a business environment from the perspective of end users.
  • Understand the concepts of the integrated structure of a computerized accounting system when processing accounting transactions.
  • Develop the capacity to apply the above skills to practical accounting problems and procedures.
  • Understand topical issues and the role of external parties such as government, accounting professional bodies and software designers in relation to accounting and information technology.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to computerized accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Spread sheet in accounting
  • Tally Accounting
  • Reports
  • Introduction to quickbooks software
  • Bank accounts
  • Customers
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Journals and ledger
  • Data back up
  • Introduction to Sage Accounting
  • Inventory and Services
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Payroll
  • Reporting, Miscellaneous and Period End Procedures
  • Setting Up Data Files and Customizing Settings
  • Banking and Credit Cards
  • Security, Budgets, Project and Inventory
  • Additional Payroll Features
  • Working with Foreign Currencies
  • Additional Concepts and Functions

Target Group

  • Individuals working in Finance Organisation
  • Auditors and Accountants
  • Business practitioners
  • Financial officers
  • Managers
  • Professionals who make financial decisions in public/private sectors.
  • Banks and all Financial Institutions.

Meet the team

Jimmy Kenneth Opoka,
Facilitator

Irene Kawala
Director, Corporate Academy

Bertrand Musika
Administrator, Corporate Academy
b.musika@virtualuni.ac.ug
  • Duration:

8 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online or Face to face

  • Cost:

$ 300 – Uganda
$ 400 – International

  • Email :
corporate@virtualuni.ac.ug
  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378

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