This course will give you the skills and knowledge to assist senior accountants in a variety of work situations.
You will undertake studies in a wide variety of manual and computer-based accounting functions, perform internal and external audit functions, tax planning and evaluate business performance. You will learn how to monitor corporate governance activities, prepare complex tax returns, spreadsheets and corporate financial reports.You will gain communication and people skills, learn about employer and employee responsibilities and gain skills in managing teams.
This course prepares you for middle-level management tasks in financial analysis, financial accounting officer, corporation law assistant or costing projects manager.
After successfully completing this course, you will be guaranteed direct entry (at an appropriate level) into the Bachelor of Commerce at Box Hill Institute. You may also wish to progress into the Bachelor of Commerce (Applied). You will receive credit for 11 subjects and be able to complete the degree in 1.5 years.
If you are an inbound international student, you may also apply for direct entry to both the Advanced Diploma of Accounting and Bachelor of Commerce (Applied) as a pathway package.
You must have at least one of the following:
VTAC and direct entry - beginning and mid-year entry.
VTAC - To apply for a full time position in this course you must use the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) process. Details of the VTAC application process are at www.vtac.edu.au and in the VTAC Guide, which is available from leading newsagents and libraries from August. If the Institute still has vacancies after the VTAC places have been offered, you will be able to apply directly to the Institute.To apply for a part time place (you will need to contact the Institute directly.
Assessment of application (VTAC)
This course is subject to Government subsidy for eligible students. Complete the eligibility survey now to see if you will receive government assistance for this course. If you are not eligible for government subsidy, the full fee will apply.
Advanced Standing is approved recognition of prior learning that is displayed as an Exemption (EX) on the student’s academic record. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) takes into account the knowledge and skills you’ve already gained through your previous education and work. This may be through formal or informal training, paid or unpaid work experience, and can earn you credit if relevant to your chosen course.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify taxation requirements for complex lodgements and returns, gather, analyse and process taxation related data to prepare taxation returns and lodgements, and review compliance. Note: to provide tax practitioners services in Australia, tax agents must meet the requirements of and be registered with the Tax Practitioner’s Board.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledgerequired to assess taxation liabilities, optimise tax positions, establishprocesses and plans, evaluate tax policies and review tax compliance. This unit has application to a variety of financial services sectors and isapplicable to individuals working within enterprises and job rolessubject to licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.The Tax Practitioner's Board has set specific educational andexperience requirements for registration of tax agents that must be met.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledgerequired to research corporate governance reporting trends, examinecorporate governance standards and practices, and review complianceto develop and implement processes and procedures for meetingcorporate governance obligations. This unit has application to a variety of financial services sectors and isapplicable to individuals working within enterprises and job rolessubject to licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirementsso the varying Commonwealth, State or Territory requirements shouldbe confirmed with the relevant body.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledgerequired to gather, record and analyse operating costs and data, prepare cost reports and budgets, and calculate the costs of products, services and other organisational activities.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply broad principles of financial economics that underpin a range of tasks and functions in the financial services industry. It includes understanding how financial instruments are priced in markets and techniques and processes government and organisations use to manage financial risk demonstrating broad knowledge of economic theories and related decision-making in a national and organisational economic context. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
This unit covers the application of techniques to access, interpret and analyse statistical data relevant to the financial services industry. It encompasses producing new statistical information and reports from existing data using a range of tools and processes.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply legalprinciples in corporation and trusts law matters.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage own performance and professional development. Particular emphasis is on setting and meeting priorities, analysing information and using a range of strategies to develop further competence.