These pre-start resources are free to access ahead of starting or during the early weeks of your accounting and finance role. They have been compiled from our archive of video lecture content and are a great way to get up to speed before your first formal study course. You may be familiar with some of the concepts but with over 7 hours there should be something for everyone. Get started below:
The Role of the Finance Function
Finance roles are varied, but a key theme is providing information to keep the business management informed.
Communication is key at all levels of an organisation and can take many forms.
When processing transactions or reviewing/ reporting data some key maths skills will be required.
Ethics and Codes of Conduct
It is important to be familiar with some of the key documentation processed during transactions.
The terminology used in a finance department can be quite confusing to start with, here are some of the basics.
Value Added Tax
Most businesses are VAT registered meaning it is important to show VAT on documentation and understand how it is calculated.
Double Entry Bookkeeping
Accounting systems work on the principles of Debits and Credits. This is a very important concept when understanding how transactions are recorded.
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EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS RESOURCES
From finding the right career for you to making a good impression on your first day, this article has a number of resources to help in all aspects of finding a job. Combining original content from First Intuition and links to other helpful resources.