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Finance, Accounting & Tax

Trust and Company Bookkeeping – Level 1

Course details

CPD Points

7

Cost

£325

Length

Full day (09:00-17:00)

Course Overview

The session gives trust administrators and those new to client accounting a sound grasp of basic trust and company accounting; it will ensure that you understand debits and credits and the basics of preparing simple financial statements.

Course Content

  • Purpose of trust accounts
  • Different types of trusts
  • Trust accounts
  • Double entry
  • Ledger accounting and ‘T' accounts
  • The trial balance
  • Accounting for investments
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Life interest trusts
  • Limited company accounts

Course Benefits

The objective of the trust and company bookkeeping course is to improve both knowledge and application of basic trust accounting. The course will aim to incorporate key transactions that will be undertaken by trust accounting and trust administration staff.

On completion of the course you will have a greater understanding of double entry and general trust accounting. You will also be more confident and aware of any transactions that they are processing.

In addition, you will have gained awareness of basic trust accounts and be able to produce a working set of financial statements.

This course would be of particular benefit to trust administrators and those studying either the STEP Foundation or The Chartered Governance Institute IFA qualifications.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 721555.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Victoria Le Poidevin

    Vicky Le Poidevin is a fellow of the ICAEW with over 15 years’ experience in the finance sector. She trained with a big four firm and spent time in senior roles in both the Fund and Trust sector before joining Offshore in September 2016. Vicky’s previous training experience includes delivering courses for both qualified and unqualified staff at a big four firm, evening classes at a professional training agency and to industry professionals in her role at Offshore.

Testimonials

  • Course tutor smiled all through and made the course look extremely easy to understand. I enjoyed all aspect of it and I can boldly prepare a Financial Statement with little or no supervision.

    Augustine A

Course tutor smiled all through and made the course look extremely easy to understand. I enjoyed all aspect of it and I can boldly prepare a Financial Statement with little or no supervision.

Augustine A

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.