Workshops: Basic Accounting to Trial Balance – certified for CPD – Aug 2015

This one-day, easy-to-understand workshop will help you understand how books of account are constructed – from source entry to trial balance. You will be able to recognise and understand the accounting entries that originate within a business, enabling a more controlled environment within which a business can operate in. Additionally, you will be introduced to the accountant and bookkeepers jargon, enabling you to understand the language of business.

This workshop is designed for individuals, entrepreneurs, financial and bookkeeping staff who want to gain a basic understanding of how the “books of account” are designed and integrated into business – leading ultimately into the financial statements.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Basic bookkeeping and accounting terminology
  • Why you need bookkeeping
  • Accounting cycle
  • Source documents – books of first entry
  • Chart of accounts
  • Audit trails
  • Trial balance
  • Reconciliations
  • Month/year end close of process
  • Annual Financial Statements (AFS)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This workshop is accredited by the ICBA for CPD points. If you are an ICBA member, please indicate this when registering.


  • R 1,750.00 per delegate (incl. VAT)

When and where:

  • Willowbridge, Cape Town –  18 August 2015

For more information, please contact Gary Garbutt on 086 148 8883 or gary[at]