Course Description

A Diploma in Computerised Accounts and Payroll

CCT College Dublin

Computerised Accounts and Payroll Course Overview and Audience

The Finance function is the heart of an organisation’s success and an essential element to the long term success of an organisation. This course provides the learner with experience in a leading software that will enhance the learners opportunity to gain employment in most small to medium enterprises. Sage currently employ 13,000 employees across the globe. It is the primary accounts package for small to medium businesses. The Payroll part of the course is taught using thesaurus payroll, which is the payroll software market leader in Ireland.

Programme Content

Bookkeeping Overview

  • Understanding how computerised accounts software sage operates as a triple integrated accounting system
  • Setting up new business, setting parameters and settings
  • Setting up access rights
  • Set Financial year and Date
  • Building customer/supplier and bank records
  • Creating Tax codes
  • Operate the viewing system of the modules

Operating Software

  • Posting of customer invoices/Credit notes
  • Posting of supplier invoices/Credit notes
  • Posting and allocating customer and supplier receipts and payments
  • Operating and using bank module for booking bank receipts and payments
  • Correction of errors/ Delete transactions
  • Process refunds to suppliers and customers
  • Process journals


  • Prepare a bank reconciliation
  • Prepare a VAT 3 vat return
  • Produce and Print a Trial Balance and check COA
  • Produce and Print a Profit and Loss
  • Produce and Print a balance sheet

Payroll Overview

  • Payroll Fundamentals
  • Statutory Documents P45, P60, P30 and P35
  • Employee annual leave entitlements
  • Emergency Tax, Month one Basis and Cumulative Basis
  • Payments and Deduction Setup
  • Employee Setup and Maintenance
  • Payroll Processing and Reports
  • Employees Leaving
  • Payroll Year End Reports
  • Data Security
  • Data Backup and Period Archiving


College Name CCT College Dublin
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Computing
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 20th September 2021
Course Fee €880
Course Duration 11 weeks, one evening per week with two intakes in Spring and Autumn
Course Times 11 weeks, one evening per week, 6.30-9.30
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