Accounting Course for the Non-Finance Professional

A Training Course by VTeach.


    In-House sessions are available upon request.


    Course Description:

    The risk of financial statements misinterpretation is high if one is not equipped with basic accounting knowledge; of which wrong operational and/or management decision making might be made which subsequently resulted into resource wastages for the company in the short run and jeopardize its continuity in the long run.

    Our working environment today has evolved with the sensitivity of cost behaviour where end state of stake-holders objective is to optimize its scare resource.

    This course teaches fundamental Accounting Principles together with illustration. Participants will be shown step-by-step examples with double entries impacting the respective journal. Thereafter, there will be hand on exercises with answer provided after the sharing session.


    Course Objective: 

    Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

    • Understand the basic Accounting Equation and the nature of each equation elements.
    • Able to differentiate between Financial Statement required by ACRA and Internal Management.
    • Able to acquire the knowledge on ACRA Compliance requirement such as XBRL Filing, Annual General Meeting and Annual Return Deadline etc.
    • Able to acquire the knowledge on IRAS Compliance requirement such as Estimated Chargeable Income (ECI) and Annual Tax Return Submission Deadline etc.
    • Understand the various type of knowledge Management within Accountancy such as Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Taxation as well as External/ Internal Audit etc.
    • Learn how to prepare a Cash-flow statement & Cost statement (Marginal & Absorption) and henceforth appreciate the relationship between Cash and Profit.


    Target Audience:

    Non-Finance professionals (such as Sale, IT & Logistic professionals) who wish to understand accounting fundamentals (both Financial & Costing) before moving on to analyzing financial reports so as to value-add to their own department and the Company.


    Course Content:

    Lesson 1: Types of Financial Statements (FS)

    • Corporate Accounts
    • Management Accounts
    • Cost Accounts (Marginal Vs Absorption)

    Lesson 2: Introduction to Balance Sheet (B/S)

    • Asset (Fixed & Current)
    • Liabilities (Fixed & Current)
    • Equity

    Lesson 3: Introduction to Profit & Loss Statement (P/L

    • Revenue
    • Expenses
    • Other Income
    • EBITDA

    Lesson 4: Relationship between B/S and P/L

    Lesson 5: Difference between Trading and Manufacturing Accounts

    Lesson 6: Fundamental Accounting Principles

    • Matching Principles
    • Recognition of Incomes and Expenses
    • Accrual & Prepaid Concept
    • Provision

    Lesson 7: How Transaction Flows Within the FS

    Lesson 8: Compliance Deadlines Imposed by ACRA and IRAS

    Lesson 9: Importance of FS for Annual Return & How It Affect a Business Continuity

    Lesson 10: Relating to Real Life Business Situation  

    • How FS shape and influence strategic decision making & planning
    • Example using Financial Ratios & Cost-Volume-Profit (CVP) model Analysis

    Course Curriculum

    Accounting Course for the Non-Finance Professional 14:00:00

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    • SGD 395
    • 2 days
    • 1 Units
    • 840 Minutes
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