General accountant program


SOFTWARE: MYOB, Reckon Accounts, Reckon Elite Tax or HandiTax

DURATION: 10 Sessions (8 hours per session)




The General Accountant Job Ready Program seeks to provide the skill set for various entry-level accounting roles. The program prepares trainees with the knowledge and practice to tackle easy-to-difficult individual tax returns and bookkeeping. Trainees will also familiarise themselves with popular accounting software such as HandiTax for lodging tax returns and MYOB for bookkeeping.

This program includes training in the following areas:


  • Setting up a company
  • Processing purchases and sales invoices
  • Processing accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Recording of a deposit on purchases
  • Recording credit notes and overpayments
  • Process payroll – PAYG withholding and PAYG instalments
  • Recording employer contributions and deductions in payroll
  • Inventory adjustments for month-end via general journal
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Extracting and preparing reports – profit & loss and balance sheet
  • BAS / annual GST return lodgement

Individual Taxation

  • Preparation of individual and sole trader tax return
  • Calculation of salary and wages
  • Calculation of interest and dividends
  • Distribution from partnership and trust
  • Depreciation and low value pool
  • Work-related deductions (D1 – D5)
  • Other deductions (D5 – D15)
  • Private health insurance
  • Capital gains tax in foreign shares
  • Rental property in Australia
  • Foreign rent

Microsoft Excel

Trainees may choose one level of their choice from Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced level. Please refer to here to see which Excel level is the most relevant and suitable to you.

Upon completion of the General Accountant Job Ready Program, trainees will have the appropriate and up-to-date skills and knowledge to apply for relevant job positions such as:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounts officer
  • Accounts payable officer
  • Accounts receivables officer
  • Payroll officer
  • Accounts assistant
  • Accounts administration officer
  • Tax accountant
  • Assistant accountant
  • Tax officer

Price including GST: $1925



Hands-on practical training

Personalised guided-learning

Training facilities and materials provided

Industry qualified trainers

Optional free Xero training

Online forum for on-going support


Certificate of completion

Reference letter available

Resume and job support toolkit

Career coaching workshops

Internship opportunities