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Accounting Courses

Accounting describes the processes of calculating, measuring, summarizing and communicating financial information. It is a crucial part of any business, in it describes the financial results of business activities.

Browse accounting courses for both professional and personal accounting. Narrow results in this broad field of study by specifying course length, type or focus. Once you’ve found a number of options, send an information request to receive more details.

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Accounting and FSA
Training The Street
3 days
3,900 USD
New York
*Early registration discounts apply* This intensive three-day workshop from Training The Street helps prepare financial professionals for the challenges of...
Accounting for Hedges and Derivatives
Financial Markets World Inc.
2 days
1,695 USD
New York
A majority of reporting companies manage many of their risks with the use of hedges and derivatives.  Given the impacts...
Advanced Accounting and Budgeting for Managers
London Corporate Training Ltd
2 weeks
Worldwide
This is a program for managers with financial responsibilities. The course will introduce them to fundamental bookkeeping and accounting concepts...
Financial Accounting Professional Certificate
New York Institute of Finance
         
(1)
5 days
3,199 USD
New York City
This 5-day course from the New York Institute of Finance explores the full spectrum of financial accounting - providing participants  with...
Accounting and Budgeting for Managers
London Corporate Training Ltd
1 week
Worldwide
This in-house program from London Corporate Training will enable new or existing managers to be able to interpret and apply financial...
Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive
Columbia Business School Executive Education
5 days
9,550 USD
New York City
This course provides nonfinancial individuals the opportunity to deepen their expertise of accounting and finance to improve their decision-making and management...
International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
London Corporate Training Ltd
1 week
Worldwide
This intensive in-house training course covering the International Public Sector Accounting Standards was designed to enable delegates to  understand the...
Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
         
(2)
Self-paced
685 USD
Online
This  Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Certificate Program  aims to provides participants with a scomprehensive overview of financial forensics. During the course,...
Cooking the Books: What Every Accountant Should Know About Fraud
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Flexible: Learn at your leisure
139 USD
Online
This  Cooking the Books: What Every Accountant Should Know About Fraud  program is an e-learning course offered by the Association of Certified...
Accounting Essentials
New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
1 day
Online
In this course, students will learn about accounting fundamentals....
Fundamentals of Cost Accounting
AMA - American Management Association
         
(27)
3 days
2,345 USD
Multiple (4)
Use cost accounting to effectively control operations! Top management is keeping a sharp eye on where every dollar goes. This...
Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
AMA - American Management Association
         
(361)
3 days
2,345 USD
Multiple (24)
Can you demonstrate your value and ROI to your boss? Are you able to interpret financial reports and make decisions...
Margin - Introduction - On-site Course
Financial Markets World Inc.
1 day
United States of America
This hands-on workshop reviews regulatory requirements concerning margin account calculations, including those pertaining to long and short equities and long...
Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers
Learning Tree International
3 days
2,650 USD
Multiple (2)
You Will Learn How To Integrate financial concepts and policies into the management decision and budgeting process Evaluate the financial...
Professional Ethics: The AICPA's Comprehensive Course
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
159 USD
Online
This Professional Ethics training course is a comprehensive e-learning program presented by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). This is...
Financial Statement Analysis - On-site Course
Financial Markets World Inc.
2 days
United States of America
This two-day course covers the basics of financial statement analysis and enables participants to measure corporate performance and assess credit...
IFRS Certificate Program
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
1,695 USD
Online
This IFRS Certificate Program has just been relaunched by the AICPA to provide participants with the international financial reporting skills necessary...
Introduction to Corporate Financial Statements
Fitch Learning
         
(1)
2 days
2,200 USD
New York City
This introductory level workshop designed for financial reports and accounts users with limited corporate financial knowledge. Course content focuses on...
Fundamentals of Bank Financial Statement Analysis
Fitch Learning
         
(1)
2 days
2,200 USD
Multiple (3)
This course makes use of a number of  valuable, relevant case studies to illustrate the primary concepts associated with financial...
Financial Analysis and Valuation
Columbia Business School Executive Education
3 days
6,250 USD
New York City
The main task of any executive is to create value. In order to do this, managers need to have the...
Not-for-Profit Certificate
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
999 USD
Online
This Not-for-Profit Certificate program is a comprehensive, on-demand, e-learning experience covering the essential topics of accounting and financial reporting, tax compliance,...
Preparation, Compilation and Review Staff Essentials
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
489 USD
Online
This online, e-learning program aims to combines real-world examples, practice exercises, and case studies, in order to create a flexible,...
Reading and Understanding the Balance Sheet
Lorman Education Services
1.5 hours
199 USD
Online
Learn how to break down and understand the balance sheet section by section. Many people may have financial statements in...
Trusted Client Adviser Workshop
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
         
(2)
1 day
375 USD
Georgia
CPAs perform numerous roles when servicing clients' varied needs. Serving in the expert capacity for accounting, audit and tax-related services...
Financial Statement Analysis
Global Financial Markets Institute GFMI
14 CPE credits
United States of America
This  Financial Statement Analysis  training course is an in-house program offered by Global Financial Markets Institute (GFMI). This course is...
Bookkeeping
International Career Institute
Self-paced
Online
The career opportunities for those with bookkeeping skills are endless. If you are good with numbers and have a knack...
CPExpress
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
457 USD
Online
This CPExpress training bundle allows you to receive unlimited online access to 600+ credit hours (450+ CPE courses) for one...
XBRL U.S. GAAP Certificate Program
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
1,895 USD
Online
This XBRL U.S. GAAP Certificate Program  is an e-learning course brought to you by AICPA. There are many errors found...
Not-for-Profit Certificate II
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
879 USD
Online
This  Not-for-Profit Certificate II  program from AICPA provides students with a premium learning experience aimed to sharpen their skills and set...
Tax Staff Essentials Level 1 – New Staff
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Self-paced
799 USD
Online
This  Tax Staff Training – Level 1  is aimed at beginning tax staff and aims to ensure your young tax...
Lease-Leaseback Delivery Method and Transactions
Lorman Education Services
1.5 hours
199 USD
Online
This topic will discuss the features, nuances, complexities and risks of lease-leaseback projects. Lease-Leaseback can be a very effective tool...
Payroll: Preparing for Year-End
Lorman Education Services
1.5 hours
209 USD
Online
Do you have a year-end payroll check list in place? Ensure nothing is missed and you’re in compliance. Payroll departments...
AMA’s Comprehensive Budgeting Workshop
AMA - American Management Association
         
(30)
2 days
2,345 USD
Multiple (5)
This Budgeting Workshop is a 2-day training seminar offered by the American Management Association. This training seminar is designed to...
FP&A Technical Mastery Boot Camp
Wall Street Prep
3 days
1,599 USD
Multiple (3)
This three day boot camp from Wall Street Prep is designed to teach participants how to provide effective FP&A guidance...
Payroll Management and Compliance in California
Lorman Education Services
1.5 hours
209 USD
Online
Join one of California’s most prominent wage and hour experts as we cover the essentials of payroll management and compliance...
Payroll Recordkeeping: What You Need to Know
Lorman Education Services
1.5 hours
209 USD
Online
Learn strategies for avoiding wage and hour violations through effective time and recordkeeping policies. Wage and hour lawsuits have cost...
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Accounting and Finance – Driving Business Decisions

All businesses have at least one thing in common, no matter the industry. They are all out to make money. It is the role of the accountant to inform business decisions by effectively communicating profit and loss. Without accountants, departments would be lost to determine where and how to invest their efforts and resources. They would be unable to differentiate between gross and net fees or earnings.  Accountants also play in incredibly important role in that they communicate the business to a number of different agents both within and outside of the organization. Accountants are tasked with the preparation of financial statements for regulatory agents, company stakeholders. Depending on the size of the company this may mean one person is charged with all accountancy, or it may necessitate a division of labor into several different roles.

Who Takes Accounting Courses

Clearly there are many bookkeeping and accounting courses intended for practicing accountants who want to skill up in their career. In these courses, they may learn how to use a new piece of software or work towards a new certification. Accounting courses also exist that are targeted towards individuals who want to become accountants. Students in these courses can choose between online distance courses and classroom study.

Another common audience of accounting courses is individuals who don't work in finance. These bookkeeping courses are usually meant for managers who need some knowledge of finance and accounting in order to  better perform in their roles.

Accounting Courses: Financial Statements

Understanding compliance and staying current with changes in the regulatory climate is crucial to the professionals who work in any type of accounting. Usually characterized as financial accounting, the compliance aspect of accountancy deals with the creation of financial statements. Find training in regulatory compliance and make sure that your organization’s accounting department  is preparing statements in line with the latest in regulatory requirements.

Bookkeeping Courses to teach Accounting Software

Most of us could benefit from utilizing accounting standards and principles to monitor our personal expenses. Many small businesses cannot afford to hire a full-time accountant to manage their books, nor do their finances require that much attention. Fortunately there are a number of software programs on the market for personal accounting and low-end market accounting. Among the most popular of these are:

  • FreshBooks
  • Quicken
  • QuickBooks
  • Xero
  • Zoho Books

Find accounting courses online or in a classroom in order to learn how to use this software.