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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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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
 
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt , Germany +1 More

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
Mar 2021
31 Mar 2021
Online
 
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
Campus
 

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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
 
Northampton College
Northampton , United Kingdom

The Award in Accounting Software introduces students to the basics of using accounting software. Students that complete this qualification will understand the benefits and ris ... +

The Award in Accounting Software introduces students to the basics of using accounting software. Students that complete this qualification will understand the benefits and risks of using accounting software. They will learn how to set up accounts and record bank and cash transactions using an accounting software package. They will learn how to use the software package to produce a range of reports suitable for uploading. -
Advanced Certificate
English
Aug 2021
 
Eastleigh College
Eastleigh District , United Kingdom

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is an internationally recognised professional body. The purpose of the Foundation Certificate in Accounting is to offer the fou ... +

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is an internationally recognised professional body. The purpose of the Foundation Certificate in Accounting is to offer the foundation accounting knowledge needed to progress to employment, further study or apprenticeship in accountancy and finance. -
Certificate
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Knowsley Community College
Huyton , United Kingdom

AAT is the world’s leading professional membership body for accounting technicians, with over 100,000 members worldwide.

AAT is the world’s leading professional membership body for accounting technicians, with over 100,000 members worldwide. -
Certificate
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
South West College
Cookstown , United Kingdom

The level 4 certificate course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician.

The level 4 certificate course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. -
Certificate
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Havering College
Hornchurch , United Kingdom

The AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping consists of four modules designed to provide an introduction to the world of accounts and finance. The qualification will be achieved when ... +

The AAT Level 1 Award in Bookkeeping consists of four modules designed to provide an introduction to the world of accounts and finance. The qualification will be achieved when students pass a 90-minute online examination. -
Certificate
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Butler Community College
El Dorado , USA

This program prepares students for a career as an Accounting Assistant, “bookkeeper”. The courses will provide students with the knowledge necessary for an entry-level bookkee ... +

This program prepares students for a career as an Accounting Assistant, “bookkeeper”. The courses will provide students with the knowledge necessary for an entry-level bookkeeper position in small or large firms. -
Certificate
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Garden City Community College
Garden City , USA

Many students are choosing to study Accounting in the Business and Technology Division at Garden City Community College. Accounting classes at GCCC prepare students to enter t ... +

Many students are choosing to study Accounting in the Business and Technology Division at Garden City Community College. Accounting classes at GCCC prepare students to enter the workforce ready to prepare basic financial statements, understand and execute basic accounting computations, and apply management accounting techniques. -
Certificate
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Bedford College Group UK
Bedford , United Kingdom

An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business.

An Accounts/Finance Assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a business. -
Certificate
English
Aug 2021
 
Stark State College
North Canton , USA

Would you characterize yourself as a leader, problem-solver and persuader? Are you focused on the importance of numbers, data and accuracy? This Career Community will help you ... +

Would you characterize yourself as a leader, problem-solver and persuader? Are you focused on the importance of numbers, data and accuracy? This Career Community will help you find your fit in programs leading to careers in accounting, banking, customer service, entrepreneurship, marketing and management or transfer to baccalaureate business programs. -
Certificate
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Florence-Darlington Technical College
Florence , USA

Graduates of the Accounting program learn all the essentials necessary to gain entry-level jobs in accounting firms, banks, and financial offices of local retail businesses an ... +

Graduates of the Accounting program learn all the essentials necessary to gain entry-level jobs in accounting firms, banks, and financial offices of local retail businesses and industries. -
Certificate
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Edge Business School
Sandton , South Africa

The Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) is your starting point if you’re new to accountancy. You will learn the fundamentals of business economics, financial accounti ... +

The Certificate in Business Accounting (Cert BA) is your starting point if you’re new to accountancy. You will learn the fundamentals of business economics, financial accounting, management accounting, and ethical considerations of commercial activity. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 12 months
English (South Africa)
Feb 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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