Bookkeeping & Payroll

Bookkeeping Course emphases on the recording and processing daily financial dealings such as expenses, purchases, sales and receipts. This is a daily record-keeping work that is the basis of all the financial reports. It is very significant to keep an up to date, accurate and proper record of all the transactions.

  • 1-4 Months
  • 35 Sessions
  • Advanced
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Course Overview

The course emphases on two essential features of first level job roles in Accounting:

  1. Payroll
  2. Bookkeeping including VAT Calculations

Companies use different bookkeeping software like Sage, Xero, and QuickBooks and excel spreadsheets to record these dealings. Getting comfortable and familiarized to accounting software is an essential step towards gaining a job role as bookkeeper.

The payroll course is perfect for persons new to payroll that need training on the essential elements of payroll processing, such as computing deductions from pay. This course gives an excellent working knowledge of the diverse accounting and payroll methodologies. Our unique approach of unification the essential theoretical concepts and practical skills give you a massive competitive advantage in your job quest.

Who is it for

The course is suited for aspiring Payroll administrators and bookkeepers

    New entrants into Accounting sector

    Career changers into Payroll sector

    Candidates with overseas experience

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Course Benefits

  • Blended knowledge approach with revision based clients reachable from home to support in learning outcomes
  • Flexible one to one training built around your accessibility, with the option to select days, timing and sessions
  • Recruitment company assisting you with job hunting after training
  • Certification form certified Bookkeeping firm
  • Specialised one to one training sessions for CV, Interview training and Job hunting tips
  • Installation of accounting software in your laptops for practice from home
  • Casing experience requirement for all major bookkeeping bodies

Softwares Included

Sage Practical Training
QuickBooks Training
Xero Training
Advance Excel Training

Course Content

Payroll Training:

In the past years, there have been a lot of variations being done by HMRC in rules around processing payroll. The new rules RTI submissions & Auto-enrolment pension scheme have conveyed the payroll skills into the light.

There is two accounting software used for the payroll training at FC training, Bright pay payroll and Sage Payroll software.

The Trainees are going to cover the following:

  1. Payroll Theory & Academic Understanding
  2. Our trainees come from different theoretical backgrounds, and it is important to collect all the information into a detailed workshop session to carry all the trainees at one page. The workshop contains an introduction to all the HMRC forms, important dates, technical aspects, tax codes & year-end adjustments. It also contains a reference to the HMRC website for more up-to-date knowledge.

  3. Getting Started with the Setup
  4. The payroll training starts with a comprehensive introduction of various computerised options to help with the payroll function. The introduction comprises setting up employee records, deductions, managing the pay elements, overtime & statutory payment rules. The introduction also includes a complete look at the P11d forms.

  5. Tailoring the Software to your Specifications
  6. The software is very quick and detailed in their functionality. You can tailor them to each detail you want. This is where the Payroll training becomes exciting, statuary payment rules and holiday schemes specific to your company or sector; you learn how to set up the company pension schemes.

  7. Processing Wages & Payments
  8. Setting up the employees, setting up the hourly, processing pay elements, weekly / monthly pay rates. Generating the payslips & summary reports.

  9. Dealing with Statutory Pay
  10. The course covers the Statutory Sick Pay - SSP; Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) and Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) to confirm you’re working to legislation

  11. Processing Starters & Leavers
  12. The basics of adding and eliminating people from the system, looking at the documents required when people join and leave the business.

  13. Real-Time Information - RTI Processes
  14. Understand the obligations of RTI for employee PAYE and ensure you are working to the government rules.

  15. Reports & Backups
  16. Pre and Post reports and backups.

  17. Voluntary Deductions & Student Loans
  18. See how to log these and how to integrate voluntary deductions & student loan payments into payroll systems.

  19. Payments due to HMRC
  20. This covers several different payments a corporate is required to make to HMRC, looking at the necessities, process and legalities of achieving this.

  21. Calculating the Cost of Wages
  22. See how Sage Payroll can benefit you calculate the cost of wages through its computerised systems.

  23. E-Submissions
  24. See how to submit bookkeeping information and make expenses online.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Employee Records
  • Payments and Deduction
  • Basic Pension Schemes
  • Pay Elements & Company Reports
  • Statutory Payments
  • Generating Payslips
  • FPS, EPS , RTI Submissions
  • Setting up Starters & Leavers
  • P32 and HMRC Submissions
  • Sales Day Book
  • Purchase Day Book
  • Credit Notes
  • Debtor / Creditor Reconciliation
  • Petty Cash Reconciliation
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • VAT Calculation
  • VAT Adjustment
  • VAT Submission

Industries Covered

  • Construction
  • Wholesale
  • Retail
  • Information Technology
  • Solicitor
  • Medical Surgeries
  • Dental Clinics
  • Online Business
  • Architect & More

Work Placement Structure

After completing your training, you will be given an opportunity of guaranteed work placement at our offices or our outside client’s office. The period is dependent upon the course you have opted with us.

Jobs You Can Apply For

  • Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Account Receiveable Clerk
  • Account Payable Clerk
  • VAT Administrator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Administrator

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