General Accountant Program

The General Accountant Job Ready Program seeks to provide the skill set for various entry-level accounting roles. The program prepares trainees with the knowledge and practice to tackle easy-to-difficult individual tax returns and bookkeeping. Trainees will also familiarise themselves with popular accounting software such as HandiTax for lodging tax returns and MYOB for bookkeeping.
This program includes training in the following areas:

Bookkeeping

  • Setting up a company
  • Processing purchases and sales invoices
  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Recording of a deposit on purchases
  • Recording credit notes and overpayments
  • Process payroll – PAYG withholding and PAYG instalments
  • Recording employer contributions and deductions in payroll
  • Inventory adjustments for month-end via general journal
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Extracting and preparing reports – profit & loss and balance sheet
  • BAS / annual GST return lodgement

Individual Taxation

  • Preparation of individual and sole trader tax return
  • Calculation of salary and wages
  • Calculation of interest and dividends
  • Distribution from partnership and trust
  • Depreciation and low value pool
  • Work-related deductions (D1 – D5)
  • Other deductions (D5 – D15)
  • Private health insurance
  • Capital gains tax in foreign shares
  • Rental property in Australia
  • Foreign rent

Microsoft Excel

Trainees may choose one level of their choice from Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced level. Please contact us for more details which you require.