Description

The Finance Diploma is designed to provide a practical ability to get their first job in financial services or within an accounting/finance area of a company.

Finance Diploma in the Netherlands

The course brings together three components; Bookkeeping Training Course, Microsoft Excel Training CourseFinance for non-financial Managers and Microsoft Access Training.

Course Content

1. Bookkeeping Training Course

This is a 2-day intensive virtual classroom course aimed at providing the learner with a sound understanding of double-entry bookkeeping.

  • The completion of financial documents such as invoices and credit notes
  • The recording of cash and credit transactions
  • Practical explanation of double entry system
  • Posting of ledgers and relevance of T-accounts
  • The preparing and balancing of a bank reconciliation
  • Petty Cash
  • Year-end adjustments including accruals, depreciation, pre-payments etc.
  • Journals
  • Preparing a trial balance from raw data
  • Extended trial balances and year-end adjustments
  • The creation of straightforward Profit & Loss and Balance sheet reports from trial balance

2. Finance for non-Financial Managers Course

This is a 2-day intensive virtual classroom course aimed at providing a sound understanding of the concepts of finance, how to understand and analyse financial data.

  • The profit and loss account (income statement) and the balance sheet
  • How to stop abuses of established accounting policy.
  • The use of creative accounting methods
  • Key financial ratios
  • Ratio analysis to real company accounts in practical terms
  • Management of working capital
  • The importance of liquidity and cash-flow control
  • Cost control and management; categorisation of costs
  • Trading margin and revenue generation improvements
  • What is break-even analysis
  • How your business plans capital investment; assessment methods.
  • Achieve business targets through the deployment of financial data.

3. Microsoft Excel Course

This course can be taken online or in our IT training centre in London. The course includes an assessment that will lead to certification if successful.

4. Microsoft Access Course

This course can be taken online or in our IT training centre in London. The course includes an assessment that will lead to certification if successful.

Who is it for?

This course would suit anyone without a formal finance education or background, who would like to start working in this area.