The 3 month Practical Training in Advanced Book-keeping & Payroll is for candidates that are looking to fast track their career in the accounting and payroll industry. Our training is structured in such a way that it is suitable for both experienced and inexperienced candidates.
Candidates are provided with high quality training and hands on practical experience under the supervision of KBM
Chartered Certified Accountants and Registered Auditors. Note that the training package counts towards your
PER, as you are under supervision of the experts in their field and real work environment settings.
We have carefully designed and structured our training to give candidates the necessary practical skills to enable
them understand and prepare accounts from source documents to the VAT return and behind. By the end of
training with us you will learn the accounting procedures as applied in real life accountancy work. Every step has
been designed to make sure that you gain the practical insight and skills of working in our accountancy practice.
Candidates have the opportunity to master a Computerised and payroll package of their choice from Sage, Sage
Payroll, QuickBooks, IRIS, TAS or VT. In addition candidates have the opportunity to become proficient in Excel spreadsheets.
Contents of Training
Candidates will receive a hands-on training and will know how to perform the following tasks:
Setting up companies
Setting up a company either as a cash accounting scheme or a standard accounting scheme
How and when to register for VAT
Choosing the chart of accounts that suits the ﬁrm's needs and how to customize it
How double entry is applied in accounting software and how to customize the nominal ledger and nominal codes
Setting up customers accounts
Process customers batch invoices, individual invoices and credit notes Suppliers accounts setup
Processing suppliers invoices and credit notes
Generate reports on invoices due, customer/supplier invoice activity
Performing error corrections
Allocating payments and receipts of cash in a business Allocating bank payments and receipts
Allocating Supplier/Customer Payments and Receipts Performing bank reconciliation
Processing the VAT return and reconcile the VAT return Submitting the VAT return to HMRC
Knowing how to deal with other VAT issues
Performing Debtor Analysis Credit control procedures
Candidates will perform Computerised Book-keeping, Bank Reconciliation & VAT Returns for various industry businesses, gaining a greater insight into accounting up to trial balance
Candidates will gain strong understanding of how to prepare client's account from incomplete records, using various accounting software
Deeper understanding of VAT - Rules of registration and de-registration Reconciliation of VAT, Completing a VAT return.
Import and export VAT analysis
Calculating VAT for a business with mixed zero-rated and standard-rated sales, combining Sage and Excel
Candidates will perform Excel Spreadsheet Book-keeping and Bank Reconciliation Candidates will gain an insight into how to deal with HMRC queries
Performing Stock Control using Computerised Book-keeping How to keep a track of Stock movements
extract Bill of materials.
Candidates will perform sales order processing, purchase order processing and stock reporting.
Invoicing from stock and updating stock records
The training is carefully structured to give candidates the practical skills to enable them prepare accounts from
source documents to the VAT return, in the exactly same manner as it is required.from our staff in our accountancy practice. This is a very unique platform for candidates, as it links directly into
placements and ultimately jobs.
We pride ourselves on giving opportunities to those who have the determination and attitude to succeed at
accountancy. We promise to inspire you and develop you on every step on the way, with regular feedback sessions
and supporting services.
Candidates have the opportunity to master a Computerised bookkeeping and payroll package of their choice
from Sage, Sage Payroll, QuickBooks, IRIS, TAS or VT.
In addition to the Sage 50, Quick Books, Excel Bookkeeping and Sage Payroll, you can also choose one additional software from a list of 10 different options.
Quick Books Payroll
TAS Books Payroll
Benefits of Fundamental Training
GUARANTEED WORK PLACEMENT either in our accountancy practice or with our
In-house recruitment facilities
Certification on completion provided by KBM Certified Chartered Accountants and
Reference provided by KBM Certified Chartered Accountants and Registered
Counts towards your experience necessary for ACCA, AAT, FIA, CIMA, CIPFA or
any other accountancy organisation's memberships
FREE complete preparation for the OCR qualification*
One to One CV Consultations and Mock Interview Sessions
Pre-interview screening tests, increasingly used by employers to select
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Free Sage or QuickBooks software (Worth over £900)
Please refer to our terms and conditions
Each training session has a few candidates delivered in a friendly and relaxing environment, which gives
candidates the opportunity to ask questions and raise issues freely. You can be assured that you will receive one
to one individual attention from our team.
The 3 Months Advanced Book-keeping & Payroll Training is ideal for:
Those who have no prior experience or qualification in accountancy
Candidates currently studying ACCA, AAT, FIA, CIMA, CIPFA or other accountancy
and payroll qualifications but have no practical accountancy and payroll experience
Candidates with overseas accounting and payroll experience but not within the UK
Candidates new to Computerised accounting and payroll
Candidates new to accounting and payroll, looking forward to maintaining their
own accounts and payroll records to reduce their costs