Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping



Certificate IV

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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping


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This qualification reflects the role of individuals in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, including business activity statement (BAS) agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements, data processing, monthly reconciliations, preparing budgets, preparing reports on financial performance and the position of the business, preparing end-of-year adjustments, and finalising financial records after year-end. Dealing with the Commissioner of Taxation on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements and other lodgement matters is also a key component of the role that this qualification reflects. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist skills and knowledge to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerations Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements. Persons providing a BAS service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration as a BAS agent. Other requirements apply, including a designated period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

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STUDY IN can help you to find the right institution based on your requirements. We can help you to prepare your application for Enrolment – Admission – Credit Transfer – RPL – Upskills/Upgrade Book an online appointment to discuss further. Why Study the FNS40222 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping? This program is meticulously crafted to provide you with real-world skills and knowledge, ensuring that you become highly skilled and ready to meet industry benchmarks. By completing this program, you will gain the essential skills necessary for immediate application in the accounting and bookkeeping field while fostering diverse and creative thinking. Developed by industry specialists and endorsed by sector bodies, the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping program guarantees that you possess the practical knowledge required to excel in modest, medium, or large organizations across the industry. With this qualification, you can confidently hit the ground running and make a lasting impact in the Accounting sector. In today’s competitive job market, relying solely on experience is no longer efficient. Potential employers seek individuals who can demonstrate their professional proficiency through current formal qualifications. By obtaining the FNS40222, you not only showcase your practical skills but also provide tangible evidence of your expertise and dedication to the field.
This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required of accounting, finance and associated industries. The qualification has been specifically developed to meet the needs of apprentices in the above trade. Discover the accounting strategies and take your trade skill to the next level.
You should give a scope of proof to help your assessor to settle on a choice about your capability if you applying for RPL. The sorts of proof you might be approached to give can include: Proof of abroad capabilities.
  •  Transcripts or evaluations from related past capabilities.
  • Apprenticeship papers.
  • ID Resume Payslips/work contract/ABN if independently employed Letter of Employment Current business contracts Letters of reference.
  • Recordings or photographs of your work.
  • Statements/solicitations and stock requests Temperature sheets
  • Booking sheets/appointmemt setting sheets
  • Cleaning plans Kitchen station task list OHS necessities Approaches and methodology Nourishment administration wellbeing structures
  • Preparation sheets
  • Menus and plans etc asked or required by the RTO
If you want to STUDY then enrolment documentation checklist needs to be completed. Documents such as ID, Academic Documents, Resume or any other documents asked by the RTO/College must be submitted. You can submit directly or provide to STUDYIN to submit on your behalf to complete your enrolment if you decide to parsue.
For a student, it is crucial to know the occupation he/she will be eligible for, once finish a qualification successfully. If you complete this qualification, you will be able to work with this role.
  • Accounts Supervisor,
  • Accounts Officer,
  • Bookkeeper
Total number of units = 13 10 core units  plus 3 elective units , of which:
  • at least 2 must be from the elective units listed below
  • up to 1 may be from this qualification or any currently endorsed Certificate III or above training package qualification or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the overall integrity of the AQF alignment, not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification, and contribute to a valid industry-supported vocational outcome.
Core units
BSBTEC302         Design and produce spreadsheets
FNSACC321        Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC322        Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC412        Prepare operational budgets
FNSACC414        Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities
FNSACC418        Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
FNSACC421        Prepare financial reports
FNSACC426        Set up and operate computerised accounting systems
FNSTPB411         Complete business activity and instalment activity statements
FNSTPB412         Establish and maintain payroll systems
Elective units
BSBESB402         Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
BSBESB403         Plan finances for new business ventures
BSBESB406         Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
BSBOPS304        Deliver and monitor a service to customers
BSBOPS404        Implement customer service strategies
BSBPEF501         Manage personal and professional development
BSBTEC301         Design and produce business documents
BSBTEC402         Design and produce complex spreadsheets
BSBTEC404         Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
BSBWRT311       Write simple documents
FNSACC323        Perform financial calculations
FNSACC405        Maintain inventory records
FNSACC407        Produce job costing information
FNSACC411        Process business tax requirements
FNSACC413        Make decisions in a legal context
FNSACM411       Authorise valid expense payments
FNSORG506       Prepare financial forecasts and projections
FNSORG515       Prepare financial reports to meet statutory requirements
FNSPAY511         Process salary packaging arrangements and additional allowances in payroll
FNSPAY512         Process superannuation payments in payroll
FNSPAY513         Process complex employee terminations in payroll
FNSPAY514         Interpret and apply knowledge of industrial regulations relevant to payroll
FNSPAY515         Interpret and apply knowledge of taxation systems relevant to payroll

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