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The Accounting Cycle - understanding the fundamentals of bookkeeping

Date: May 15, 2017 - May 23, 2017

CPD hours: 4 Hours

Time: 09:00 - 13:00

Event Type: Seminar

Presenter: Sanmari Fourie
Senior Lecturer

Bookkeepers are in high demand. Companies are now hiring bookkeepers that can work independently because they understand..



Bookkeepers are in high demand. Companies are now hiring bookkeepers that can work independently because they understand the accounting cycle. Attend this half-day seminar and become one of these sought after bookkeepers. Your boss will love you because you will be able to allocate transactions accurately and give him meaningful reports on a daily basis. This training session on the accounting cycle is what you need to become the bookkeeper you always wanted to be.


  • The accounting framework
  • Accounting definitions: what is the difference between assets, liabilities, income, expenses and equity and why it matters
  • Accounting principles: understand when to allocate transactions to which accounts
  • The accounting equation and double entry system
  • Books of prime entry and subsidiary journals
  • The General Ledger
  • Reconciling subsidiary ledgers with control accounts
  • Value Added Tax – the basics
  • The Trial Balance
  • Compilation of financial statements – the basics


Sanmari Fourie, Lecturer

Sanmari Fourie is a CA(SA) that has worked with and trained many bookkeepers. She is very friendly and has helped hundreds of bookkeepers move from good to great.









Who should attend?

  • Bookkeepers, debtors and creditors clerks that need to improve their career prospects
  • Senior bookkeepers and 1st year accounting clerks that need a refresher course
  • Persons contemplating a career as a bookkeeper
  • Non-financial managers that need an introduction to the accounting cycle


  • Attendance of the half-day seminar will accrue 4 + 1 hours’ CPD. Complete the free online assessment at the end of the event and receive an additional CPD point.
  • The 100th delegate will receive a free 2-hour personal training session with the lecturer.
  • All delegates receive a 10% discount to the UNISA NQF 5 certificate course in bookkeeping once you have passed the free online assessment. Click here -

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