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November 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am November 17, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

This class is designed to enhance the knowledge of people presently employed in a bookkeeping or finance position, or interested in pursuing a career in a bookkeeping position.

Course Description

This 3-day course looks at the theory and the steps involved in preparing books for a business or organization in the NWT. Using an accounting simulation consisting of actual source documents from a fictitious business, students will enter one month of financial transactions for a small company using the five-journal system. This course will show students who use a computerized software program what is actually happening behind the entry screens on their computer and will give them a better overall understanding of the accounting process. Please note: This class includes intensive, hands-on work that will require your full attention. It is strongly suggested that if you are participating in these on-line sessions, you take the class in an environment where you can focus solely on the class. You will need a calculator or adding machine for this session.

Course objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:
Better understand the accounting process used in the 5 Journal manual accounting system

  1. Be familiar with the steps involved in the annual accounting cycle
  2. Understand the five account categories used in accounting
  3. Understand Debits & Credits

Dates: November 15 – 17, 2022
Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Aurora College, Yellowknife Campus
Instructor: Heather Lyon
Cost: 750.00