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Bookkeeping Essentials

A program that enhances knowledge in the fundamentals of accounting and bookkeeping



Face to Face Seminar


F2F Seminar Registration

Seminar Overview

Bookkeeping is a key organisational process that reaches across the organisation. Understanding the fundamentals of bookkeeping is a key part of administering your business on a day-to-day basis and ensuring ongoing compliance. Correctly accounting for your income and expenses and maintaining your balance sheet accounts are the foundations of a robust financial reporting framework.

This program covers off a wide range of bookkeeping fundamentals including double entry accounting, cash and accrual accounting, depreciation, and best practice processes.

Course Outline

  • Key responsibilities of a Bookkeeper

  • Overview of Accounting Standard

  • Accounting in for profit and not for profit organisations

  • Identification and allocation of revenue, expenses, capital items and inventory

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Principles

  • The accounting equation

  • Financial Statements

  • Overview of Double-Entry Accounting, Chart of Accounts (COA),

  • Journal Entries, General Journals and Ledgers,

  • Balance day adjustments

  • Amortisation vs.Depreciation

  • Overview Key business Ratios

  • Reconciliation of bank and balance sheet accounts

  • Month-end and year-end processes

  • Best Practice Principles

  • Financial management tasks

  • Regulatory requirements

  • Audit preparation and requirements

Suggested Participants

This session is suitable for Managers, Board Members, Bookkeepers, Accountants, Administration Staff within the aged care, disability, child care and community services sectors.

Upcoming Dates

2024 Webinar Scheduled Dates:

  • Tuesday, 16 April - 1pm - 4pm AEST

F2F Seminar Registration

Program Testimonial

*Seminar Pricing relates to face-to-face seminars that CareCFO schedules in our training calendar. Please check individual entries in the training calendar to see if they are webinars or seminars.  Webinars are denoted with a green dot, seminars are denoted with a blue dot. 


Want your whole team to attend this seminar? Contact us to enquire about an in-house training session. 

We come to you to deliver the training, we can even personalise the content to be specific to your oganisation.

Book an in-house session?

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