Certified Financial Accounting: ICB National Diploma

ICB National Diploma: Certified Financial Accounting course is for you! It will equip you with knowledge and practical skills in bookkeeping, financial accounting and more.

Course Summary

Award type:
ICB National Diploma
Accredited by:
QCTO
Duration:
36 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Successful completion of the ICB National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting

Please Note: The ICB Financial Accounting Course will soon be phased out. 

If you would like to become a professional financial accountant, you have up until 31 March 2021 to enrol in the ICB Financial Accounting course

 

Worried you’ll miss the date? You can still become a financial accountant with our Nated Financial Management Course. That will give you a National Diploma. 

 

You’ll need a matric certificate or the equivalent to enrol. If you only have grade 10 or 11 you can do the first two levels of the ICB Financial Accounting course and then move on to the Nated course.

Subjects

This subject will prepare you properly for the business environment. Learn how to communicate effectively during meetings, and how to present yourself during presentations. It also touches on business writing, as well as verbal and non verbal communication in the workplace.

Get the proper knowledge with an introduction to business, bookkeeping and accounting. Learn the basic skills on tax, transactions, statements and individual debtor and creditors accounts.

Learn how to calculate vat and tax returns, record business transactions, statutory registrations, how to complete PAYE documents, E-filing and accounting for payroll.

Having knowledge on computers is very important as an accounting professional. This subject will teach you how to work on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as internet explorer and Microsoft Outlook.This subject will also teach you about general ledger, customer and supplier accounts, and how to deal with balances and journals. Also learn about processing and procedures while maintaining cash books and petty cash.

Learn all about the key principles of effective business communication, whether it’s written or spoken communication. This subject also deals with maths such as equations and fractions, that will help with your calculations.

As a financial accountant, a lot of your duties will deal with financial statements. These include the financial statements of the sole trader, partnerships, close corporations, companies as well as deal with statements of cash flows.

This subject is an introduction to Managerial Accounting. This includes controlling inventory and overhead costs, doing accounting for manufacturing enterprises, dealing with budgeting and standard costing effectively. It also deals with financial management and organisational ethics and revision.

Here you will get an introduction to taxation. Learn all about different aspects that determine taxes and how to deal with tax for employees, business, non residents and turnovers, etc. Also learn how to complete tax returns.

Learn all about business and accounting laws that govern accounting. This subject will teach you about the written and unspoken laws of accounting, managing personal finances and different accounting systems.

You’ll learn how to apply the principle concepts and models to diagnose, analyse and understand the strategic management process.

The purpose of this subject is to teach you the application of management accounting. That will enable you to communicate effectively as a manager and accountant. By the end of this subject, you will be able to see the link between basic accounting practices and what a company needs. 

You will get an understanding of the framework of accounting and investment property. This subject will give you the skills to use financial instruments.

With this subject you will explore accounting research. You will be given skills that will enable you to formulate research objectives, analyse and interpret findings as well as draw conclusions and make recommendations.