Online Courses in Accounting and Finance 2020

  A course is an entry-level option at a college or university for high school graduates. Courses can differ in length and subject matter. They may consist of only one focused class or include multiple classes. What is an online course in accounting and finance? This sort of course allows students to study various topics specific to the business field in an online environment. Courses may tea… Read more

A course is an entry-level option at a college or university for high school graduates. Courses can differ in length and subject matter. They may consist of only one focused class or include multiple classes.

What is an online course in accounting and finance? This sort of course allows students to study various topics specific to the business field in an online environment. Courses may teach students about accounting principles, procedures and rules. In addition, students may study other related topics, such as bookkeeping, managing cash flow and payroll. Many courses also cover computerized accounting and go over the different software programs required to work in this field. By the end of a course, a student can usually prepare financial statements, tax returns and accounting records for a variety of situations.

Taking a course in accounting and finance allows a student to brush up on skills, learn new skills or gain certification in different software programs. Students are able to advance in their careers and make themselves more attractive to potential employers by completing a course.

The cost of a course can vary from school to school. For the most accurate information on costs, a student should contact his or her school where someone can provide complete cost information.

An accounting and finance course opens doors to those interested in working in this field. Students may find work in accounting firms, private companies or within corporate finance departments. Possible career options include bookkeeper and accounting assistant. In either career, a person is responsible for managing and maintaining account records, finance information and other related records. Typically, this also involves working closely with an accountant.  If a student takes a course that is specific to certain software programs, he or she may be able to earn specialist certification, opening the door to work on technical teams or within accounting departments as a technical specialist.

If you want to learn more and possibly train to become a bookkeeper or accounting software specialist, then this type of course is for you. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Harvard Business School Online
Cambridge, USA

This course will teach you the fundamentals of financial accounting. Starting with the basics of recording transactions as journal entries and posting them to T accounts, you ... +

This course will teach you the fundamentals of financial accounting. Starting with the basics of recording transactions as journal entries and posting them to T accounts, you will learn how to prepare a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. -
Courses
Part-time
8 weeks
English
Mar 2020
10 Mar 2020
Online
 
E-Careers
Slough, United Kingdom +1 More

Expand your knowledge of operating and controlling a computerised accounting system by moving forward into this Higher-level course bundle.

Expand your knowledge of operating and controlling a computerised accounting system by moving forward into this Higher-level course bundle. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
 
E-Careers
Slough, United Kingdom +1 More

Become an Associate of the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) and get certified as a user of the Sage software with this SAGE IAB “Associate Level” Package.

Become an Associate of the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) and get certified as a user of the Sage software with this SAGE IAB “Associate Level” Package. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online