Accounting for Today’s Dynamic World
Develop the accounting know-how you need to face the complex business challenges of today with this online course from AUT.
Who is the course for?
This accounting course is designed for anyone looking to gain the accountancy skills required in today’s world. Whether you’re considering a career in accounting or want to accelerate your current career path, it will help you reach your goal.
What topics will you cover?
Statement of Cash Flows: Introduction and explanation of Statement of Cash Flows which differs from the other financial statements. Discussion on its three main sections and activities, followed by presentation and formatting of the Statement of Cash Flows.
Accounting Information Systems
Xero: Explore accounting information systems using accounting software, i.e., Xero. Xero is cloud-based accounting software. Understand its essential functions and how the functions relate to relevant accounting concepts.
Budgeting: Understand the concept of budgeting, its importance, and other issues around budget preparation.
Audit and Assurance
Audit Expectation Gap and Sustainability Assurance: Explore two contemporary issues in audit and assurance. Understand sustainability assurance, a new form of assurance designed to enhance sustainability disclosures’ credibility.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Interpret relevant accounts for each section of the statement of cash flows
and prepare a statement of cash flow.
Practice preparing financial statements using a cloud-based accounting information systems, Xero.
Identify issues around preparing budgets in an international environment
Practice preparing different types of budgets.
Identify the Audit Expectation Gap, understand the concerns, and proposed solutions.