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Certificate IV in Accounting

FNS40615 (CRICOS 087840G)

THE QUALIFICATION

This qualification reflects accounting job roles in financial services and other industries requiring accounting support functions. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgment in completing routine and non-routine activities.Qualifications in the FNS Financial Services Training Package develop the skills required to work in the financial services sector. . Units contained in the FNS Financial Services Training Package reflect the skills and knowledge required to meet industry and regulatory requirements.

JOB COMPETENCIES

In an organisation, s/he could be involved in processing financial transactions and preparing financial statements and reports, setting up, operating and maintaining a computerised accounting system, maintaining inventory and payroll records, processing business tax requirements and making decisions and performing tasks as per legal requirements and industry professional standards.

SKILLS & JOB OUTCOME

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Assistant Accountants
  • Payroll Officer
  • Accounts Receivable Officers
  • Accounts Payable Officers
  • Bursar

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UNITS FOR FNS40615 – CERTIFICATE IV IN ACCOUNTING

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Core Units

BSBITU306  Design and produce business documents

FNSACC301  Process financial transactions and extract interim reports

FNSACC302  Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers

FNSACC404  Prepare financial statements for non-reporting entities

BSBFIA401  Prepare financial reports

FNSACC402  Prepare operational budgets

FNSACC406  Setup and operate a computerized accounting system

FNSBKG404  Carry out business activity and instalment activity statement tasks

FNSBKG405  Establish and maintain a payroll system

FNSINC401  Apply principles of professional practice to work in the financial services industry

Elective Units

BSBWHS201  Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWRT301  Write simple documents

BSBITU402  Develop and use complex spreadsheets

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DURATION

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52 Weeks / 4 terms

$7,000

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PRE-REQUISITES FOR QUALIFICATION LEVEL

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In reference to the Business Services Training Package policy on pre-requisites the Australian Academy of Commerce endeavours to bring the candidate to an appropriate level matching their skills, attributes, experiences and potential. In determining whether a candidate has the required competency for entry, the full requirements of the competency standards of the qualification are considered. These include underpinning knowledge and skills, the language, literacy and numeracy requirements and the levels of attainment of the Key Competencies with the corresponding Performance Levels of each unit of the qualification. The determination of entry requirements and progression between levels are assessed by the Principal &/or the Academic Consultant.

The Academy ensures that all qualifications lead to a work outcome with the broadest possible combination of skills and attributes for maximum employability in the business sector.