The Highly Effective Accounts Assistant – CBM Training

Financial Skills Courses

CBM Training provides a variety of financial skills courses ranging from beginner to advanced level, and courses for financial professionals as well as non-financial professionals.

The Highly Effective Accounts Assistant

The Highly Effective Accounts Assistant

* Aligned to Unit Standard 14353 (3 credits) in the Business Administration Level 2 Qualification.
The Unit Standard Assessment is optional and charged at an additional fee of R1, 450 Ex VAT per delegate.

Being an effective accounts assistant requires more than a basic understanding of the financial function. It’s not just a question of what tasks need to be done, but how well these tasks are carried out.

A truly effective accounts assistant is efficient at maintaining accounting control systems, resourceful at completing projects and helps their manager by spotting errors and inconsistencies in data.

This 2 day specialised course will equip new and existing accounts assistants with the knowledge they need to fully understand the intricacies of their position as well as provide exceptional support to their managers.

You will leave with a range of tools to enable you to add real value to your department and become more responsible, independent, precise, and commercially minded.

Your comprehensive programme includes:

– Understanding and using financial terms competently
– Grasping financial statements, functions and formats
– Adopting a systematic, professional approach to invoices and other accounting processes
– Spotting errors and inconsistencies
– Implementing a proven step-by-step approach for dealing with bank reconciliations, debtors and creditors
– Providing “smart support” by keeping the objectives of the user in mind when preparing information
– Helping to identify possible fraudulent or invalid invoices by knowing what ‘red flags’ to look out for
– Adding value by learning how to solve first line problems and deal confidently with routine queries

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10-11 February 2020 (JHB), 7-8 April 2020 (CPT), 16-17 April 2020 (DBN), 7-8 May 2020 (JHB)


2 Days


Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg


Corporate Conference Centre (Dowerglen), The Peninsula Hotel (Cape Town), Square Boutique Hotel (Umhlanga)

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Price R4,775.00R6,225.00 excl. 15% VAT

R4,775.00R6,225.00 excl. 15% VAT


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