Digital Bookkeeper & Payroll Administrator Level 2 Certificate

ACDAT Digital Bookkeeper & Payroll Administrator Level 2 aims to provide students with unique blended theoretical and practical skills, knowledge and competency to perform tasks as a certified digital bookkeeper and payroll administrator.

ACDAT is collaborated with chartered & certified accountant firm and endorsed by the Institutes of Financial Accountants (FCA). ACDAT offering accountancy work experience to prepare the competent and capable professionals.

ACDAT has prepared thousands of candidates through getting the practical skills and secure the jobs in the accounting sector. We offer Bookkeeper and Payroll Administrator training across the UK and globally via online, classroom and blended learning methods.

Design of the qualification and training

We have designed the qualification and training programme to provide knowledge of bookkeeping VAT and payroll, including all related compliance from HMRC point of view. It equips learners with the skills to be proficient in day to day manual and computerised bookkeeping and payroll tasks while using a variety of software such as Xero, Sage 50, QuickBooks, Sage Payroll, VT Transactions and BrightPay.

Overview of the programme

During the journey learners will understand the theoretical concepts and carry out routine bookkeeping tasks, record opening balances, post transactions to customers and suppliers ledgers, process payments and receipts, process payroll, correct errors, chart of accounts, tax codes, bank reconciliation, journal entries, aged debtors and creditors reports, customers and suppliers statements using various accounting software. Learners will gain knowledge of different VAT schemes, including Cash accounting, Standard accounting, Flat rate, Marginal VAT schemes in line with MTD guidelines of HMRC. Payroll module will include weekly, fortnightly and monthly payroll procedures, statutory payments (SSP, SMP & SPP), and month-end report FPS & EPS submissions to HMRC.

Qualification units

Full Qualification Specification

Blended learning

The blend of theoretical learning and practical training will provide a greater understanding of relevant concepts and skills. During work shadowing period learners get the opportunity to perform bookkeeping and payroll tasks on businesses from various industries of different sectors like retail, construction, information technology, wholesale, and hospitality. The trainees will feel confident as we prepare them through the hands-on practical experience under the supervision of high-calibre accountants.

Digital compliance

We are persistently working hard to equip candidates to achieve high-quality training in accountancy coupled with essential in-built digital compliance. Previously, bookkeepers were only emphasising on recording transactions and bank reconciliations. Because of digitisation, automation and the integration of various cloud services, bookkeeper have now more critical roles as compared to the traditional accounting. ACDAT is here to cater to the technology innovation demand, which provides individuals with most modern accounting techniques through extensive use of accounting software. ACDAT Digital bookkeepers are capable of offering a full range of advisory services that are more relevant to the businesses than an average bookkeeper could 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:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable

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 is so flexible, and you can complete your desired duration & pace.

Software training

Keeping in view the global digitsation, ACDAT provide individuals with widespread training in accounting software like:

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

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