The Career Academy Certificate in Accounting
Manage your own accounts and earn a certificate to match your experience
Our certification will help you stand out in the job market with the practical skills to work in an accounts environment. Business owners will be able to put their skills to use and save on accounting fees. No prior experience necessary.
- The course content has been developed by highly certified chartered accountants in an easy to understand, digestible format.
- Increase your competence and skills so you can manage business accounts and save money on accounting fees.
- This course is accredited by the International Association of Accounting Professionals.
- Try your hand at either the MYOB or Xero accounting software, your choice.
This course is designed for
- Employees in an accounts positions looking to climb the corporate ladder
- Those expanding their accounting knowledge
- Small businesses looking cut out the middle man
Investment: $995 + GST or only $25 per week with our interest FREE payment plan.
Assessments: 9 modules / 9 assignments. Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments
Duration: 90 hours (approximately 10 hours per module). Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week
Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete
Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone
Certificate in Accounting modules
- The Accounting Equation
- The General Journals
- Understanding the Trial Balance
- Financial Statements – Profit and Loss
- Financial Statements – Balance Sheets
- Adjusting Entries
- Goods and Services Tax
- Accounting with Xero
- Accounting with MYOB Essentials
- Budgeting and Forecasting
- Invoicing Introduction to Accounting Software
- Cash Flow Management & Ratio Analysis
★★★★★ “I have studied with Careers Academy 3 times now. I enjoy the course content, find it easy and clear to read and understand. I enjoy studying in my own time while I can still work full time.” – Courtney Ireland
Developed by industry professionals
Daniel Hunt – Senior Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
Daniel Hunt is a highly qualified chartered accountant, business advisor and the founder of The Career Academy. Daniel completed his postgraduate qualifications while working at Price Waterhouse Coopers. During this time he was encouraged to pursue teaching in business, accounting & bookkeeping, and saw a need for people other than those working toward a tertiary qualification to receive high quality education. He has been a tutor for Open Colleges Australia and is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and holds an Australian Certificate IV in Training in Assessment. Daniel was also a writer for the new Chartered Accountant Program for Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ). This is a professional program which is completed by almost 4,000 aspiring chartered accountants each year.
David Parasol – Senior Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
David Parasol is the managing director of CT Solutions Australia Pty Ltd. Before establishing CT Solutions Australia, David spent over 12 years in Public Practice, starting his accounting career in 1994 with a small firm where he became an Associate in 1999. When working with The Career Academy, he is one of our Senior Tutors & an Accounting Software Experts. David has extensive experience in taxation, accounting and business services and is a Director and Shareholder of The Career Academy PTY Ltd. He is also a highly accredited and experienced CA mentor and accounting software trainer. He has been a tutor for Open Colleges Australia and is a Chartered Accountant and member of CAANZ.
Ridge Selvaraj – Head of Department
Ridge works as a tutor at The Career Academy, with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. He intends to use his Degree and experience as a previous bookkeeper to help and assist students achieve a career in accounting. Previously, working as a tutor for his university. Ridge brings a depth of knowledge and skills that are available to students. Ridge is passionate about education, art and helping people reach their goals.
Ridge loves The Career Academy’s vision to make education easy, accessible and at the same time to provide quality education to students.
Eddie Callahan – Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
Eddie is an aspiring accountant who recently finished his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law at University. Throughout university and more recently he has worked in several fields including the trades, factories and retail banking. Tutoring for The Career Academy allows Eddie to not only upskill his own knowledge but to also give back in a rewarding role and help others gain a better knowledge of the commercial world. He was the Head boy of his High school, nominated by his peers to help lead and guide them. He is a keen surfer and rugby player with a passion for fitness. Currently living in Melbourne, Eddie enjoys the big city life along with the amazing food and its diverse multicultural atmosphere. Given Eddie’s sociable nature, a perk of working for The Career Academy in a tutor role is that it allows Eddie to interact with students every day who are passionate and willing to learn.
Jimmy Nguyen – Accounting & Bookkeeping Tutor
Jimmy has worked in a variety of different fields including research, teaching, engineering and has even worked overseas in Shanghai. In order to challenge himself, Jimmy completed his Graduate Diploma in Accounting and has worked for a global accounting firm where he has advised client’s on their financials as well as perform other bookkeeping duties. Jimmy uses his significant accounting and bookkeeping knowledge to help accounting and bookkeeping students succeed.