Introduction to bookkeeping

Professional Development


This course helps delegates learn why financial statements need to be prepared for a business and the basic concepts and elements that make up the end result. They also learn how to undertake simple double entry bookkeeping and how that leads through to the statements.

Suitable For

This session is suitable for those people who are new to the finance industry, but have a little knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and financial statements.

16 Aug 2019
01 Oct 2019
12 CPD hours
2 Days

Introduction to bookkeeping

Date: 16 Aug 2019 - 19 Aug 2019
Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Cost: GBP 299

Introduction to bookkeeping

Date: 01 Oct 2019 - 02 Oct 2019
Time: 09:00 - 16:00

Cost: GBP 299

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Have more confidence with the concept of accounts
  • Understand why all entities need to keep financial records and what they look like
  • Understand the flow through of an individual transaction to the final product.


  • Introduction to the fundamental concepts of double entry
  • Examples of some basic bookkeeping of transactions
  • Summary of the process from bookkeeping to financial statements