Making sense of financial documents (one-day training)

This training programme will help you understand the purpose of financial documents and processes. Day-to-day business requires a lot of customer and supplier documentation. It will show you how to keep records so that you can work effectively, remain compliant and keep your accountant happy.

What it covers

  • Customer documentation and records.
  • Supplier documentation and records.
  • Recording receipts and payments in the cashbook and checking bank activities.

Skills you'll gain

After completing the making sense of financial documents training programme, you'll be able to:

  • understand the purpose of financial documents from invoices through to bank reconciliations
  • keep records so that they can work effectively and remain compliant.

Length and certification

The training programme runs for one day. You’ll receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the programme.

 

We currently have no upcoming dates for this training programme.

1. Customer documentation and records
  • Purchase invoices and credit notes against source documents.
  • Processing purchase invoices and credit notes.
  • Keeping a purchases day-book and supplier accounts.
  • Checking supplier statements.
  • How to deal with payments to suppliers.
2. Supplier documentation and records
  • Purchase invoices and credit notes against source documents.
  • Processing purchase invoices and credit notes.
  • Keeping a purchases day-book and supplier accounts.
  • Checking supplier statements.
  • How to deal with payments to suppliers.
3. Recording receipts and payments in the cashbook, and checking bank activities
  • Recording amounts received and payments made in the cash receipts book.
  • How to calculate the bank balance.
  • Checking and updating the cash receipts book and cash payment book against the bank statement.
  • How to reconcile the bank balance on the bank statement with the bank balance according to the cash receipts book and cash payment book.

Delivery options

This AAT Essentials training programme can be delivered either as an open training programme or in-house for your staff.

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