Topics in analyzing source documents, recording business transactions in a journal and posting entries in a ledger. How to prepare a trial balance, gather adjustment data and complete a worksheet are covered, as well as how to prepare financial statements and post-closing entries.
Note: General Accounting is a prerequisite for Analyzing Financial Statements.
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- Describe the basic accounting cycle and define the basic elements used such as asset, liability, owner’s equity, revenue, and expense accounts and posting debits and credits
- Post to the general journal and general ledger, and prepare adjusting entries
- List the steps in the accounting cycle; prepare a post-closing trial balance and interim statements and the statement of owner’s equity
- Prepare a classified income statement and balance sheet, compute working capital and current ratio and journalize closing entries for a business
- Identify and perform functions relative to bank accounts and cash funds
Bank personnel at any level with little or no accounting background
This course requires proctored exams.
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- March 13, 2023 – June 30, 2023
- November 6, 2023 – March 8 2024
Award Application and Career Pathing
General Accounting applies toward the completion of the following certificates and diplomas: