Bookkeeping and BAS Preparation Course for Beginners

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Bookkeeping and BAS preparation course, part of our business management courses in Sydney.

Learn how to manage your own books and prepare the Business Activity Statement (BAS) for your small business with this Bookkeeping & BAS short course.

This Bookkeeping and BAS Preparation course will take you through the process of completing your own set of books and generate several financial reports as well as finalising your own BAS.

This short course includes a Case Study featuring a business, which will provide you with hands-on practical experience to finalise a set of books and finalise all necessary reports. You will also prepare a Business Activity Statement (BAS) in a relaxed and stress-free environment. A highly experienced accountant, BAS agent, and trainer delivers this BAS preparation course.

You could finally learn how to prepare your own BAS!

In this bookkeeping course, you will learn the skills needed to understand the fundamentals of BAS accounting. With the goal that you will be able to differentiate between the different types of assets, liabilities, and equity. You will learn how to complete a Business Income and Expenses Cashbook, reconcile Bank accounts as well as Accounts Payable and Receivable. It is also intended for you to learn how to report fixed assets and calculate depreciation, pass journals and post ledgers, generate financial reports, and complete a BAS worksheet and finalise a BAS.

The Bookkeeping and BAS Preparation short course will help you to understand computerised accounting, although this is not covered in the class.

Once completed, you may wish to enrol in MYOB AccountRight: Beginners Course or continue doing your bookkeeping manually.

Please note: completing this bookkeeping course will not provide you with the accreditation to become a BAS Agent.

Course outcomes

By the end of this bookkeeping course, students will be able to:

  • understand bookkeeping jargon
  • differentiate between the different types of assets, liabilities, and equity
  • Know how to complete a Business Income and Expenses Cashbook
  • reconcile Bank accounts
  • report their fixed assets and calculate depreciation
  • reconcile Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • pass Journals and post ledgers
  • generate financial reports
  • complete a BAS worksheet and finalise a BAS

Ideal for:

  • Small business owner
  • Students with limited accounting knowledge that would like to learn about bookkeeping and BAS
  • Students who studied accounting in the past and want to brush up their knowledge

Course content

Session 1 - Principles of Bookkeeping, GST and BAS

  • Bookkeeping principles and financial source documents
  • Overview of GST and BAS
  • Processing and reconciling Accounts Payable and Receivables
  • General discussion of Credit Control and Debt collections
  • Introduction to the Fixed Assets Register and depreciation
  • Reconciling Petty cash
  • Understanding financial reports.

Session 2 - Case study (Finalising business schedules)

  • Assessing the business activities and summarising business data
  • Examine payments and deposits
  • Finalising the Cash Book
  • Prepare a Fixed Assets Register and calculate depreciation
  • Pass General Journal Entries
  • Reconcile the General Ledger
  • Attempt a Trial Balance.

Session 3 - Case study (Reporting and BAS preparation)

  • Complete a Trading Account statement
  • Complete a Profit and Loss statement
  • Complete a Balance Sheet statement
  • Reconciliation of a BAS worksheet
  • Finalising a Business Activity Statement (BAS)
  • General group discussion.

Please bring to class.

  • Basic calculator, pencil, rubber, sharpener, and ruler

Other information

Students will be provided with a set of bookkeeping course notes and a case study to use in class.

Special offer

Enrol in both MYOB AccountRight Beginners Course and Bookkeeping and BAS Preparation for only $559 and save $200!

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Bookkeeping and BAS Preparation Course for Beginners

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  • said: It was fantastic! Mark made it fun and interactive. You would see his passion for teaching and in making us understand the course. I would want more hands-on bookkeeping exercises next time

  • said: Mark is very motivated by passing his knowledge on to students, and we benefited from that!

  • said: I found the course very practical. We learnt bookkeeping both theory and we put this into practice with real business transaction examples ( using the correct accounting forms and tax calculations). The case study at the end was great as we were able to see the transactions of a small business and how they were processed in Accounts from start to finish. The tutor provided us with up to date accounting scenarios both in bookkeeping and for Tax/BAS. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and I would recommend it to anyone who’s looking to increase their accounting knowledge.

  • said: The classes are very practical and useful. Mark is very nice and polite. I love the way He approaches to students and he is full of experiences.

  • said: Easy going class but big on information

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