FNSACC416 - Set up and operate a computerised accounting system

    Unit code: FNSACC416 | Study level: TAFE
    City King St
    Footscray Nicholson
    St Albans


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish, operate, and modify an integrated computerised accounting system. This is generally under supervision and encompasses processing transactions in the system, maintaining the system, producing reports, and ensuring system integrity.

    It applies to individuals who, within the scope of own responsibility, use specialised knowledge, information technology, and planning and organising skills to establish and maintain an organisational system in service and trading environments.


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    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • set up the chart of accounts for one organisation by modifying an established integrated financial software system;
    • implement an integrated computerised accounting system, ensuring integrity of the data;
    • process transactions in the integrated system;
    • generate reports in the integrated system over at least two reporting periods, and;
    • maintain computerised accounting system information securely.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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