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Advanced Certificate in Xero

This course will provide an introduction and basic overview of Xero, including but not limited to the benefits of using Xero and cloud computing, the system requirements for Xero, and how to navigate the Xero Dashboard.
This course will provide an in-depth overview of aged receivables and payables, a fundamental area for business owners and accounting staff. This includes but is not limited to the aged receivables and payables process and reports, as well as the cash conversion cycle and ratio reports.
This course will provide an overview of fixed assets in Xero, including but not limited to the process for setting up fixed assets, how to view the fixed asset register and disposal schedule, depreciation options and processes, and the fixed asset reconciliation report.
This course will look at how to access the budgeting module in Xero and will include information on the purpose of creating and working to a budget, how to create an overall budget in Xero, and instructions on how to import or export budgets and generate budget reports.
This course will provide guidance on how to set up tracking categories to monitor and analyse different areas of a business, and will include but is not limited to the process for creating tracking categories in Xero, the tracking of budgets and payroll expenses, and how to produce reports with tracking categories.
This course will provide an in-depth look at the reporting options in Xero, including but not limited to an overview of the wide range of reports that can be generated in Xero, GST Return and Reconciliation, and a look at ratio analysis and ratio categories.
This course will provide a close look at the useful tool of creating fully customised templates in Xero, and will include but not be limited to the process of creating and assigning branded themes to invoices, purchase orders and credit notes, making a custom branded theme the new default theme, as well as the process of modifying or deleting existing templates.
This course will provide an introduction to the many features and tools of Xero Projects and Xero Expenses, both Xero products offered as optional integrations to add to a Xero subscription. It will include but not be limited to information on how to add tasks, project quotes and staff cost rates in Xero Projects, as well as how to create, approve, decline and analyse expenses and mileage claims in Xero Expenses.
Complete a practical case study based assessment using Xero.

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This course takes approximately 15 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer and even apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon the completion of this course, you can obtain a job as an Accounting Technician. These jobs in the United Kingdom earn approximately £37,985 per year but can be as high as  £53,526 per year. (Payscale)

Contact a friendly student advisor on 0800 112 0911 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

This qualification is Internationally recognised. Our qualifications are highly sought after by employers around the world and accredited by global industry bodies such as ICOES.

Your course will be delivered through our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.

Takes up to 8-10 hours to complete
This certification is issued by Xero and is a frequent request of employers. It means you have been independently assessed on Xero questions to test your knowledge and understanding of Xero, based on what you have learned in the Certificate in Xero, Certificate in Xero Payroll and Advanced Certificate in Xero.
Absolutely. You will gain CPD hours by completing the official Xero advisor certification with The Career Academy.

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Career Academy | Industry recognised online courses | Xero | Bookkeeping | Accounting more | Advanced Certificate in Xero Course Guide
Career Academy | Industry recognised online courses | Xero | Bookkeeping | Accounting more | Advanced Certificate in Xero Course Guide

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