Course Description

Accounting Technician

Western Management Centre

Become an Accounting Technician at the Western Management Centre in Dangan, Co. Galway.

Course Objectives

To develop knowledge and understanding of:

•The operation and maintenance of accounting systems and procedures at the level of transaction recording

•The operation and organisation of the office as the centre for information and administrative processes and procedures

•The techniques used in the collection and collation of information for the maintenance of accounts and financial records

•The operation and maintenance of accounting systems for the capture, measurement and reporting of cost-based information

•The operation of systems and procedures found within an information technology environment

•The application of techniques to prepare year end financial statements from a trial balance and the interpretation of financial statements for a range of organisational forms

•The application of management accounting techniques to support the management processes of planning, control and decision-making

•The audit process from the planning stage through to the reporting stage and the techniques used in the conduct of internal and external audits

•The operation of processes and procedures by which organisations plan cash-flows, optimise their use of working capital and allocate resources to capital expenditure projects

•The techniques, processes and procedures which are required to ensure the efficient and effective use and deployment of human resources

College Name Western Management Centre
Course Category Accountancy, Business
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dangan, Galway, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Fee POA
Course Duration 2 years
Course Times 2 evenings per week
Awarding Body ACCA - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Entry Requirements All students must register directly with the ACCA for membership as a FIA student (Foundation in Accountancy). The ACCA has a global network of offices to provide the local support to students. Website:
Career Path After completing the Certified Accounting Technician Course you can transfer to the ACCA Professional course and start at F4.
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Course Provider

Western Management Centre

(091) 528 649
Galway Business Park, Galway, Republic of Ireland

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