Certificate in financial accounting
To allow participants to understand the basics of financial accounting and its components such as the analysis of financial statements (balance sheet, profit and loss statement, treasury flows) according to the Swiss accounting standards. VAT calculation is also covered.
This training includes numerous exercises and case studies. Accounting and financial terms are thoroughly explained.
Content or programme:
Allow all participants, whatever their previous knowledge, to keep and understand accounts of all types of corporations. Different models of account-keeping are presented for their use according to Swiss accounting norms.
At the end of the training the participant will be able to:
Keep simple accounts
Understand the balance sheet of a corporation
Make the difference, and the choice, between different types of accounting systems.
The trainer uses several approaches to teaching which will allow participants to have a discussion with the trainer as well as with the other participants. Participants will make presentations in class, have to undertake homework, work on individual or group case studies, discuss their own particular situation according to their experience as well as the daily professional issues.
SME owner, accounting assistant.
Planning of Courses:
Basic concepts of accounting
Basis of accounting
Commercial arithmetic – interests and exchange
Private account – Goods to be sold
Goods to be sold
Salaries and social contributions
Transitory accounts and reserves
Calculations from the purchase price to the sales price
Accounts for stocks and bonds and real estate
Limited corporations I
Limited corporations II
Notions de CAE
Calculation of the income statement
Revision and various
Correction of the practice exam
Certificate in the accounting of SWISS UMEF University.
This programme is part of the framework of the basic knowledge of the main rights and duties since accounting is governed by the Swiss Code of Obligations.
56 hours of classes + 2 hours of exams
Start of the course:
May, June and October
18h00 to 21h30
Twice a week
The maximum number of participants:
Location of the course:
Château d'Aïre, Route d'Aïre 185-187, 1219 Aïre - Geneva
Who should attend:
Shop owners, owners of SMEs,
Students wishing to improve their knowledge,
Any person wanting to be retrained or to improve their competencies.
Good knowledge of English to be able to follow the classes and the explanations of the trainer and to be able to read the theories of the material.
No prerequisite in accounting, beginners are welcome.
Pay a part of your "continuing education" thanks to the annual check of Fr. 750 granted by the Canton of Geneva.