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AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

  • Discover double-entry bookkeeping
  • Understand the core principles of finance administration
  • Develop finance, accountancy, business and communications skills
  • Excel within the business and finance sector
  • Champion your ability to use journals and control accounts effectively
  • Understand corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethics and sustainability within organisations

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An accountant records business transactions on behalf of a business. They’ll report on the companies performance and issue financial statements. Depending on the organisation you work for will depend on the responsibilities your role will have.

This could include tasks such as:

  • Issuing invoices to customers and recording sales
  • Receiving invoices from suppliers and properly compartmentalising them
  • Issuing payments to employees whilst analysing the outflow of cash
  • Reconciling bank statements and altering the cash account accordingly

In addition to transaction recordation, you’ll also be tasked with producing a range of reports for the company. This could be income statements and statements of cash flows to owners and operators of the business.

As well as highly customized management reports detailing a range of topics. This could include sales of certain product lines, cost variances, sales returns and an analysis of overtime incurred.

Finally, you’ll have to produce tax reports to several government entities.

If you’re considering a career in accounting then you should have a sound numerical ability and an analytical mind. You would also benefit from an excellent eye for details and great organisational skills.

As well as a natural curiosity to learn paired with the discipline required to hone the necessary skills to excel. Working well under pressure is a desirable trait along with a genuine enjoyment in mathematics.

Becoming an accountant doesn’t require three years studying full-time at university to become fully qualified. However, it doesn’t mean you can waltz into the profession without knowing your stuff.

You need to showcase your business acumen and financial expertise to potential employers. Therefore, it’s best to complete a course to prove your ability before seeking employment.

That being said, it doesn’t matter what your previous experience is or stage you’re at in life. You’re able to enrol onto the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting and develop the necessary skills to succeed.

An accountant records business transactions on behalf of a business. They’ll report on the companies performance and issue financial statements. Depending on the organisation you work for will depend on the responsibilities your role will have.

This could include tasks such as:

  • Issuing invoices to customers and recording sales
  • Receiving invoices from suppliers and properly compartmentalising them
  • Issuing payments to employees whilst analysing the outflow of cash
  • Reconciling bank statements and altering the cash account accordingly

In addition to transaction recordation, you’ll also be tasked with producing a range of reports for the company. This could be income statements and statements of cash flows to owners and operators of the business.

As well as highly customized management reports detailing a range of topics. This could include sales of certain product lines, cost variances, sales returns and an analysis of overtime incurred.

Finally, you’ll have to produce tax reports to several government entities.

If you’re considering a career in accounting then you should have a sound numerical ability and an analytical mind. You would also benefit from an excellent eye for details and great organisational skills.

As well as a natural curiosity to learn paired with the discipline required to hone the necessary skills to excel. Working well under pressure is a desirable trait along with a genuine enjoyment in mathematics.

Becoming an accountant doesn’t require three years studying full-time at university to become fully qualified. However, it doesn’t mean you can waltz into the profession without knowing your stuff.

You need to showcase your business acumen and financial expertise to potential employers. Therefore, it’s best to complete a course to prove your ability before seeking employment.

That being said, it doesn’t matter what your previous experience is or stage you’re at in life. You’re able to enrol onto the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting and develop the necessary skills to succeed.

SALARY INDICATOR

AVERAGE
SALARY AFTER
COMPLETING

Entry Level Salary

£20k

Average Level Salary

£24k

Experienced Level Salary

£27k
£24k You can earn
an average of
£24,000 a year

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AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting

This qualification provides entry into the world of accountancy. The first of many available qualifications should you choose to study further. This qualification covers the essential principles of accounting to get you started in a career in finance.

You’ll study various modules including bookkeeping transactions and controls, the elements of costing and how to use accounting software. Building the solid foundation needed to start managing client books or handle your own business’ finance.

In addition to this, you’ll cover how to properly perform routine tasks and create accurate reports. As well as exploring professional cost recording systems and their best practices.

Once you’ve completed your qualification it can lead you into a variety of rewarding roles across many industries.

Unit 1: Bookkeeping Transactions

Unit 2: Bookkeeping Controls

Unit 3: Elements of Costing

Unit 4: Using Accounting Software

Unit 5: Work Effectively in Finance

All your study materials will be accessible 24/7, 365 days a year on our world-class online learning platform.

This gives you the ability to learn wherever and whenever you want - on your terms, around your other commitments.

Add on our industry-leading 2 year career support and your dream career is closer than you think!

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Accounting services worth some £17.7bn were procured by industries across the UK in 2017. This demand was equivalent to 1.1% of all B2B operational purchases in 2017.

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