Digital Assistant Accountant Level 3 Diploma

ACDAT Digital Assistant Accountant Level 3 aims to provide students with unique blended theoretical and practical skills, knowledge and competency to perform tasks as a certified Digital Assistant Accountant.

ACDAT offering accountancy work experience to prepare competent and capable professionals and provide work experience opportunity through a collaborated chartered & certified accountant firm. Institutes of Financial Accountants (FCA) endorses ACDAT.

ACDAT has the honour of preparing thousands of accountants for decades through extensive practical accountancy training with all competence required to secure and excel in the accounting sector. We offer Digital Assistant Accountant Level 3 Diploma across the UK and globally via online, classroom and blended learning methods.

Design of the qualification and training

We have designed our qualification and training programme to provide you with the knowledge and skills to manage accounting records effectively. It provides skills and competence for analyses of the financial data at the appropriate level. It recognises and uses different accounting approaches to gather and report information to support decision- making, planning and control and all compliance from HMRC point of view. This programme also equips learners to be prepared to provide support as an Assistant Accountant within practice or industry.

Overview of the programme

The programme includes work shadowing scheme, aiming to enhance skills to be proficient in the day-to-day advanced accounting tasks. These tasks include data-entry to month-end management accounts, year-end financial statements and generating the various type of reports and analyses while using a variety of software such as Xero, Sage 50, Quickbooks, Sage Payroll and Brightpay. During this qualification and training, you will carry out a variety of tasks including recording transactions into ledger accounts, registrations and submissions to HMRC, control accounts such as, Wages, VAT, fixed assets, PAYE, DLA, suspense accounts, bad debts, loan amortisation, debtors & creditors reconciliations, prepayments and accruals, posting journals, preparing extended trial balance, producing monthly or quarterly management accounts and handling HMRC enquiries. Digital Assistant Accountant training covers the following areas:

  • Maintaining spreadsheets
  • Managing petty cash
  • Customer accounts and Sales Ledger
  • Supplier accounts and Purchase Ledger
  • Credit control
  • Writing and handling cheques
  • Processing sales orders
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • Invoices, Credit Notes & Remittances
  • Payments and Receipts
  • VAT Preparation
  • VAT Submission to HMRC
  • Journal Entries
  • Trial Balance Preparation
  • Fixed Asset Register
  • Monthly and quarterly management accounts

Qualification units

Full Qualification Specification

Blended learning

The blend of theoretical knowledge and practical training will provide a greater understanding of relevant concepts and skills. During work shadowing period learners get the opportunity to perform accounting tasks on businesses from various industries like retail, construction, information technology, wholesale, and hospitality. Student will feel confident with hands-on practical experience under the supervision of qualified accountants.

Digital compliance

We are consistently working to equip candidates in achieving high-quality training in accounting through massive in-built digital adherence. Because of digitisation, automation and the integration of different cloud platforms, accountants are now in more critical roles as compared to the traditional accounting. ACDAT is catering to the technology innovation demand for decades. The ultimate goal is to provide individuals with most modern accounting techniques through extensive use of accounting software. ACDAT accountants are competent to provide a broader range of advisory services that are more relevant to the businesses than an average accountant can provide.

Job roles

Successful learners will have sound theoretical knowledge and will be able to work on various accounting and payroll software confidently and efficiently and will be in a strong position to meet the job market requirements for following posts straight after the certification

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Finance Assistant
  • Credit Controller
  • Junior Accountant
  • Finance Officer
  • Assistant Accountant

Delivery model

The training programme includes theoretical knowledge and practical training in a real working environment under the supervision of highly qualified accounting professionals. We offer diverse and flexible delivery methods/timetables to suit the needs of the student, professionals and employers through classroom, online, blended learning, webinars and dedicated student portal. The programme offers flexible learning, and you can complete your desired duration & pace.

Software training

Keeping in mind the importance of digital advancement in the accounting and finance sectors, ACDAT provides individuals with extensive training on various accounting software such as:

  • Sage 50
  • VT Transactions
  • Sage payroll
  • Sage CIS
  • IRIS
  • Xero
  • Quickbooks
  • MS Excel

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