The AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting covers a range of complex accounting tasks, including maintaining cost accounting records and the preparation of reports and returns. It comprises six mandatory units:
o Advanced Bookkeeping
o Final Accounts Preparation
o Management Accounting: Costing
o Indirect Tax
o Ethics for Accountants
o Spreadsheets for Accounting.
The purpose of this qualification is to ensure that you are well prepared to progress into a career in business, finance or professional accountancy, or into further education. You will learn and master financial processes including accounting principles and concepts, advanced bookkeeping and final accounts. You will also understand business issues regarding value added tax (VAT), issues in business, management accounting costing techniques and ethical practices for accountants. This qualification further delivers software skills through spreadsheet training for accounting.