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Basic Accounting for Non-Finance Managers

Basic Accounting for Non-Finance Managers is a one‐day public workshop which aim to provide an overview of the accounting knowledge and essentials to assist the line-managers and executives in their daily activities. Learn about external financial statements, internal managerial accounting reports, income tax systems and how they interact in business decision-making. End of the day, you will how to use accounting to aid decision making, and how income taxes figure into business and personal decisions.

Topics include:

  • What is accounting?
  • Working with balance sheets and income statements
  • Determining the costs of products
  • Performing break-even analysis
  • Determining average and marginal tax rates
  • Understanding tax deductions and credits

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Course Code: CRS-N-0042889

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$298.00 (GST-exclusive)

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We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
Note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.
Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.

Training Grant and Subsidy

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory

Course Details

Module 1. Basics of Accounting

  • What is accounting?
  • Bookkeeping 
  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Income taxes

Module 2. Financial Accounting

  • Financial accounting
  • Overview of the balance sheet
  • Balance sheet example
  • Limitations of the balance sheet
  • Differences between the balance sheet and income statement
  • Overview of the income statement
  • Income statement example 
  • Overview of the cash flow statement
  • Cash flow example
  • Summary of financial reporting
  • Real life examples of financial accouting

Module 3. Managerial Accounting

  • A closer look at managerial accounting
  • Product costing
  • Break even 
  • Budgets 
  • Real life examples of managerial accounting

Module 4. Income Taxes

  • Tax brackets and tax rates
  • Tax deductions and credits
  • Capital gains vs. ordinary income
  • Income tax summary

Module 5. Quickbooks Introduction

  • What is Quickbooks?
  • What are the various versions of Quickbooks
  • What are the basic features in Quickbooks

Who Should Attend

  1. Business Owners who want to know more about accounting
  2. Entrepreneurs who want to learn the basics of accounting.




Accounting TrainerGary Chan is a Chartered Accountant (ACCA, UK) and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). He has a MBA in International Business from Henley University (UK) and a Master degree in Strategic Marketing (Ireland). He is an ACTA certified trainer.

Gary has more than 20 years in business and financial management responsibilities in multinationals and local SMEs and more than 10 years’ experience of teaching/training/consulting in financial, business management & development, sales and marketing and leadership.

Accounting TrainerTrevor Tan has over 15 years of accounting experience in various MNCs and SMEs, spearheading many accounting projects. He has setup new account using cloud softwares such as Quickbooks and Xero in various industries, and helped to train the users with the cloud softwares over the last 3 years.

Trevor is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and CPA Australia. He is also an ACTA certified trainer. Trevor finds passion in teaching and has been teaching participants for various subjects from as young as 4 years old to 80 years old for the last few years.

Accounting TrainerAndrew Weida Liew is an experienced business consultant, 4 X start-up entrepreneur, trained econometrician and technology product strategist having served businesses in major industry sectors of all sorts of scale across 9 international cities. Andrew has worked with global enterprises to unlock innovation and drive corporate performance and value and also worked with startups to ‘hack’ new products and scale their operations. Some of Andrew’s selected achievements include, most recently, coming in 3rd for the DBS Hackathon 2015 (Singapore), spearheading as Innovation Project Leader, in charge of working with DBS executives to build a prototype app within 5 days with a potential impact of 250,000 daily active users in the digital banking space.

Andrew holds a Master of International Economics from the Australian National University and also a Master of Commerce from the University of Sydney and was awarded with a Beta Gamma Sigma.

Accounting TrainerAnitha Gayathri Mariappan is a CA Singapore, an ACCA member, ACRA certified Qualified Individual (QI), MBA in Finance and IT, SAP FI certified, PMP trained finance professional with 13 years of wide and rich experience in industries like Healthcare, Information Technology, Banking, Broadcast Systems Integration, Professional Services, F&B and more. Coming from a background of various global banks and organisations, my core expertise areas are Financial Accounting, Singapore Taxation, Enterprise and Project FP&A (Budgeting, Forecasting and Performance Review), Business Case Modelling, Data Analysis and Reporting, Process Framework, Governance & Control.

She is also a budding entrepreneur of my own professional and business consultancy services where I strive and progress towards excellence and maximising clients’ value-add and satisfaction. I’ve been a passionate trainer for various internal products, tools, framework and processes for a wider range of audience and stakeholders. Have trained the trainers too. I strongly believe that learning is a joyful life-long process and teaching is the best way to learn new concepts every day.

She is a tech-savvy number person with a strong belief that technology is a boon to our productivity. I motivate myself to continuously sharpen my skills by updating and upgrading with industry innovations and trend. I am adaptive, creative in driving solutions, meticulous, delivery focused, a quick learner and an active listener

Accounting Finance TrainerEva Eu is a Finance Profession with more than 20 years in Finance, Accounting, operational and 10 years in Management, strategic planning and analysis and business operation. She has experienced in handling full set of accounts, consolidation, management reporting, financial, planning and analysis and presentation to Board of Directors. Equip with accounting knowledge in Singapore and Malaysia FRS, China GAAP and Hong Kong FRS, Thailand and Vietnam accounting standards. Good communication skills in liaising with auditors, tax agent, bankers and internal and external stakeholder.

Her other skills include office administrative, submission of government grants, ISO document control, supply chain, vetting commercial contracts, human resources management and Sales management (Distributor and Franchisee). Her industries experiences included Construction, Manufacturing, F&B, Life Sciences, Healthcare and Trading.

She am a member of ACCA, ISCA, Accredited Tax Practitioner (ATA) of Corporate Tax and Accredited Tax Practitioner (Provisional) (PTP) of Goods and Service Tax (GST).

Accounting TrainerLily Ang is the Director of Axis Consulting Services Pte Ltd, providing accounting, corporate secretarial and tax advisory services. She started her career in KPMG and has extensive knowledge of the various operation and financial needs of industries such as retail, trading, estate management and Shared Services Centres. She has in-depth hands-on accounting experiences with software such as QUICKBOOKS, XERO, SAP and MYOB. She has helped companies implemented these accounting software and provided user trainings to get them up to speed.

Lily is a Chartered Accountant (B. Accountancy, NTU) and a member of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA).

Accounting TrainerRamzah is a successful professional with an extensive experience and knowledge acquired from working in the shipping sector for 15 years. Working in an MNC with a diverse workforce has equipped him with the ability to communicate invariably with others comfortably at all levels.

Currently, he is also doing freelance bookkeeping services for small and medium companies, providing insightful analysis of the various companies' financial performance.

Ramzah graduated from Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and was listed in the Dean's List.

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