Accounting Skills for the New Supervisor

Knowledge of financial skills is absolutely necessary in order to become a successful, effective manager. If you find yourself scratching your head when you try to read a budget, have trouble keeping your books organized, or aren’t sure what to make of an annual report, then SACA’s Accounting Skills for New Supervisors training course will be perfect for you. Beginning with the basics, students learn the science of finance and financial management. Bookkeeping, data analysis, annual reports, budgeting, and the different types of organizational financial plans are all covered, along with the computer skills necessary to really turn you into a financial whiz.

How you will benefit:

  • Understand the art of finance and financial management and your role in company finances
  • Become familiar with key financial terms, including where to find regulations for your area and industry
  • Become familiar with various types of financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and statements of retained earnings
  • Understand how a chart of accounts is created, the differences between cash and accrual accounting, and single vs. double entry bookkeeping
  • Understand how to identify and analyse important financial data to make financial decisions
  • Know what budgets are and how to prepare them
  • Identify what computer skills you need to make you a financial whiz
  • Be prepared to deal with financial situations that impact the people that work for you