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While a certificate is not an undergraduate or graduate degree, it is a very effective way to complement your current studies in a certain field. It is, essentially, a faster, more compact way to receive much of the core information that you would need to advance your education and career in your chosen discipline. What is a certificate in accounting and finance? This program offers training speci… Read more

While a certificate is not an undergraduate or graduate degree, it is a very effective way to complement your current studies in a certain field. It is, essentially, a faster, more compact way to receive much of the core information that you would need to advance your education and career in your chosen discipline.

What is a certificate in accounting and finance? This program offers training specific to the accounting industry, including building a basic knowledge in the finance, management, taxation and auditing portions of the field. Earning this certificate is an excellent steppingstone to a career in accounting or any other business-related field because it also provides education in general business studies as well as in-depth accounting knowledge.

Obtaining an accounting and finance certificate builds participants’ critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. It also forms a solid foundation of business discernment skills. Students are able to put their acquired proficiencies to good use through the program’s real-life applications, such as research projects, written and oral presentations and the study of current events.

The cost of earning a certificate depends on the institution that offers it, the length of that program and where it is located. To learn more about obtaining a certificate at a certain institution, please contact that school for more information.

When you earn a certificate in accounting and finance, you are setting yourself up for many different rewarding career options. While the most popular is, of course, the accounting industry, getting this certificate is a great springboard for those looking to start their own business, establish a career in public service, or move into higher business management positions.

While life is busy and squeezing in classes can seem near impossible, with our wide variety of online classes flexibly designed to fit your schedule you can achieve your certification in no time. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
Leeds, United Kingdom +4 More

The PG Cert Global Accounting is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key ... +

The PG Cert Global Accounting is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. The PG Cert is designed to be undertaken in one term (3 months). In this course, students select modules from our existing MSc Global Accounting. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The PG Cert Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an intere ... +

The PG Cert Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. The course offers the development of intellectual and professional knowledge of corporate financial management that is covered by a choice of modules covering governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance and performance management. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 months
English
Online
 
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt, Germany

Successfully running a development finance institution or making decisions in such institutions requires a profound knowledge of accounting, because accounting is the language ... +

Successfully running a development finance institution or making decisions in such institutions requires a profound knowledge of accounting, because accounting is the language of business. This course will make you familiar with this language. -
Certificate
Part-time
6 months
English
01 Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021
Online
 

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Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) was launched by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in September 2008 in United King ... +

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) was launched by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in September 2008 in United Kingdom (UK) as a new stand-alone business qualification. It provides essential knowledge in the fundamentals of finance, accounting and business, and can be used as an entry route into the ICAEW programme. -
Certificate
Part-time
18 months
English
Jul 2021
Campus
 
Instituto Superior de Negocios Internacionales de Barcelona (ISNIB)
Barcelona, Spain

The Postgraduate in Financial Management and Accounting Management develops the key concepts of finance, by learning the basic notions that allow knowing the real situation of ... +

The Postgraduate in Financial Management and Accounting Management develops the key concepts of finance, by learning the basic notions that allow knowing the real situation of the company. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
9 months
Spanish
Online
 
UC Riverside Extension
Riverside, USA

All organizations regardless of size, type, or industry require the input of financial experts in order to thrive or maintain. Someone with an interest in learning more about ... +

All organizations regardless of size, type, or industry require the input of financial experts in order to thrive or maintain. Someone with an interest in learning more about accounting, like you, will find themselves a necessity to these organizations—but only with the right skill set and knowledge. Whether you plan to pursue an accounting or related degree or are already in financial services but want to move up, giving yourself the foundation to build the right skills and understanding is key to setting yourself up for future success. -
Certificate
Part-time
3 months
English
Online
 
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Executive Education
UK Online, United Kingdom

Boost your career in finance in just 12 weeks! With LSBF’s Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, you will gain industry-specific skills and have the opportunity to study in Lon ... +

Boost your career in finance in just 12 weeks! With LSBF’s Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, you will gain industry-specific skills and have the opportunity to study in London, one of the world’s greatest financial hubs. Being at the doorsteps of leading financial firms will offer you amazing networking and career opportunities. The programme will allow you to combine four courses based on your career goals, choosing from: Understanding Financial Statements; Accounting for Performance and Control; Corporate Finance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Project Finance; Financial Modelling; Financial Markets: Trading and Analysis; Financial Risk Management. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
12 weeks
English
May 2021
Online
 
Australian College of Skills & Education Pty Ltd
Oakhurst, Australia

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping ... +

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. It includes preparing and lodging business and instalment activity statements, and providing advice or dealing with the Commissioner on behalf of a taxpayer in relation to activity statements. Individuals in these roles apply theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills to work autonomously and exercise judgement in completing routine and non-routine activities. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Cass Training International College
Sydney, Australia

This qualification reflects workers' job roles in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers, and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks ... +

This qualification reflects workers' job roles in the accounting industry, including BAS Agents and contracts bookkeepers, and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. -
Certificate
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
South African College Of Business SACOB
Cape Town, South Africa

Do you have a firm understanding of numbers, a passion for accounting or the desire to run your own business? This qualification covers a range of basic accounting practices a ... +

Do you have a firm understanding of numbers, a passion for accounting or the desire to run your own business? This qualification covers a range of basic accounting practices and techniques, from costing and double-entry bookkeeping to computerised accounting. -
Certificate
English
Feb 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Bay De Noc Community College
Escanaba, USA

The Accounting certificate program at Bay College provides the business, accounting, computer knowledge, and skills required to perform duties as a bookkeeper or accounting cl ... +

The Accounting certificate program at Bay College provides the business, accounting, computer knowledge, and skills required to perform duties as a bookkeeper or accounting clerk. Students may further enhance their employability options by completing an Associate in Applied Science in Accounting degree. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
College SA Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Without accounting, businesses would have no idea how much money they earn or how much they lose. This is why business accountants play a significant role.

Without accounting, businesses would have no idea how much money they earn or how much they lose. This is why business accountants play a significant role. -
Certificate
English (South Africa)
Feb 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Australian College of Trade
Thornbury, Australia

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, Including BAS agents and contracted bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping ... +

This qualification reflects the job roles of workers in the accounting industry, Including BAS agents and contracted bookkeepers; and of those employees performing bookkeeping tasks for organisations in a range of industries. -
Certificate
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Monarch Institute
Melbourne, Australia

Monarch Institute is a very few registered training organisations (RTOs) to offer the TPB (Tax Practitioners Board) approved courses required to become a registered BAS agent ... +

Monarch Institute is a very few registered training organisations (RTOs) to offer the TPB (Tax Practitioners Board) approved courses required to become a registered BAS agent or a registered tax agent. -
Certificate
English
Jan 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
IIBIT International Institute of Business & Information Technology
Sydney, Australia

This program's objective is to provide students with a foundation standard of knowledge, skills, and values in key subject areas of Accounting.

This program's objective is to provide students with a foundation standard of knowledge, skills, and values in key subject areas of Accounting. -
Certificate
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 

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