FNS40217

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

FNS40217

Whether you’re looking to start your own business, take the next step in your accounting or bookkeeping career, or register as a Business Activity Statement (BAS) Agent, this qualification will give you the knowledge and skills you need to get where you want to go.

The the FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, you will learn many financial skills including:

  • The fundamentals of accounting and bookkeeping
  • How to prepare financial reports and manage operational budgets
  • How to set up and operate accounting systems (including cloud computing practices)
  • Managing payroll and preparing business activity statements (BAS)
  • Customer service standards in the financial industry
  • Designing and producing business documents
  • Small business planning

Study Options

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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contract bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and installment activity statements, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously, and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Work functions in the occupational areas where this qualification may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

Persons providing a business activity statement (BAS) service for a fee or other reward must be registered by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) and this qualification is currently cited as meeting the TPB education requirements for registration. Other conditions apply, including a designates period of experience. Persons seeking BAS agent registration should check current registration requirements with the TPB, as registration requirements are reviewed regularly.

Course Structure

There are 13 units in this qualification:

  • BSBFIA401 – Prepare financial reports
  • BSBSMB412 – Introduce cloud computing into business operations
  • FNSACC311 – Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC312 – Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • FNSACC408 – Work effectively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry
  • FNSACC416 – Set up and operate a computerised accounting system
  • FNSTPB401 – Complete business activity and installment activity statements
  • FNSTPB402 – Establish and maintain payroll systems
  • BSBCUS301 – Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBCUS403 – Implement customer service standards
  • BSBITU306 – Design and produce business documents
  • BSBSMB405 – Monitor and manager small business operations
  • BSBWRT301 – Write simple documents

Support and Delivery

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Study anywhere

You will have access to an industry-leading LMS to study from, which is compatible with any device and can be accessed 24/7

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Community

Access our online community hub to ask like-minded people those burning questions, or even to form a study group.

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Experience Teachers

You have access to our industry teachers, who can guide and nurture your throughout your course

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Industry Connections

We tailor your support needs and connect you with the right people as and when needed

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What do I get with my studies?

We will provide everything that you need to be successful in your course. This may include:

  • Prescribed textbook
  • Student email address and access to Microsoft Office
  • Access to our online LMS
  • 1-on-1 support from a trainer and assessor
  • Access to online forums and instant messaging
  • and much more.

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