Course Description

Whether you want to launch your bookkeeping career, improve your current job prospects, get better at managing the books for your own business, or set yourself up as a BAS Agent, Open Colleges’ FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping  will give you the skills and qualification to achieve your goal.

During your studies you will learn how to:

  • Manage budgets and forecasts
  • Master payroll systems
  • Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • Prepare financial reports and operational budgets
  • Set up and operate computerised accounting systems and use cloud services
  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Nationally recognised, this program meets all the requirements set out by the by the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB for registering as a Business Activity Statements (BAS) Agent. Visit www.tpb.gov.au for further information.

Enjoy the flexibility of online study. There are no classrooms and no deadlines, you simply study wherever you want, whenever you want.

Free industry memberships

When you enrol you will be granted a 24-month student membership with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), which is perfect for career development and networking opportunities. Your enrolment also entitles you to a 12-month student membership with the Association for Accounting Technicians (AAT) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Potential career outcomes

  • Accounts Clerk
  • BAS Agent
  • Contractor Bookkeeper
  • Employee Bookkeeper
  • General Accounts Assistant
  • Payroll Officer