Classroom Training

Course: A beginners guide to Accounting

Code: MYBGA-NZ Type: Instructor led
Price: $259.00 (Subscriber price: $220.15) Duration: 4 hours
Software: MYOB AccountRight  




This course has been designed as an introduction to accounting principles and is for beginners working in a New Zealand business environment. No previous knowledge of accounting is assumed and all concepts are introduced in a simple manner. The emphasis is on a practical approach that helps non-accountants learn some accounting basics that will assist you to successfully use accounting software. It is a non-computerised course and includes a series of exercises to help the learning process. Please note this course is not an MYOB AccountRight software course.

Who should attend?

MYOB AccountRight software beginners or people working in a New Zealand business environment, who have no accounting experience and want to gain an understanding of basic accounting and bookkeeping concepts.

Course Content

  • Apply basic accounting concepts
  • Recognise accounts as Assets, Liabilities, Equity, Expenses or Revenue type
  • Apply business transactions on the accounting equation
  • Read a Profit & Loss Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Code transactions to appropriate accounts
  • Understand how GST works and calculate GST to pay
  • Identify capital vs revenue expenses
  • Set up a successful accounts filing system
  • Identify company profits vs personal income and who pays the income tax


  • A Beginners Guide to Accounting

City Location Start Finish  
Christchurch MYOB Christchurch Knowledge Centre 14/10/19 09:00 AM 14/10/19 01:00 PM Book now