Mondays - 8 weeks
This module focuses on the basics required to understand and use computerised Payroll and Financial Accounting Systems for Small Businesses. The Payroll aspect of the course will cover Setting up Payroll, Processing Payroll and Report generating. The Financial Accounting aspect of the course will cover Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Nominal Ledger, Banking, VAT and Reporting.
Module, 10 ECTS credits
One assessment in relation to the topics covered is completed in the students own time. A practical exam on the final night evaluates student’s knowledge of the payroll and accounting systems.
On successful completion of this module, a student will be able to
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Leaving Certificate or equivalent; or mature student.
The module will enable participants to engage with most of the basic accounting processes required by a business. It is suitable for people who want to re-engage in the workforce, change career path or apply the knowledge in their own or family business. Some students continue to study for a formal accountancy qualification afterwards.