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Key knowledge and tools for the modern accountant

Accountancy is a vast and intricate industry that is always changing, necessitating continual learning if professionals want to retain their edge.

These individualised courses are perfect for those looking hone in in the finer points of the industry, typically after having learnt accounting online through one of our flagship courses or workshops. Designed to provide flexibility, convenience and high-quality education, these courses offer a dynamic learning experience that can be tailored to suit your schedule.

Expand your skillset with Public Accountants, your partners for learning accounting online. If you have any questions about our curriculum or resources, please email us at or call the team at 01442 212 595.



Designing and implementing a payroll Services and operations Model - £89

Payroll is a complicated but crucial component of any organisation. Accurate and timely payments are essential for both maintaining employee satisfaction and keeping compliant with industry and legal requirements.

This course aims to explain the intricacies of designing and maintaining an effective and robust payroll system, helping you to streamline processes, reduce errors and maximise efficiency either in your own organisation or as a solo consultant.

You will be equipped with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to implement a payroll operations model, including understanding software, the secure management of employee data and essential arithmetic like calculating employee wages and deductions.

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This course covers:

  • The steps involved in designing a payroll services model
  • Setting benchmarks and success metrics
  • Understanding the obstacles and challenges that may impede progress and how to avert them

Upon the completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and the skills to design and implement a reliable payroll services and operations model for yourself, enhancing your professional credibility and opening doors for further professional development.


Analysing financial Ratios - £89

Financial statements like balance sheets and cash flow statements are more than simple blocks of information – When properly read and understood, they offer an invaluable insight into the financial health and overall performance of an organisation.

This comprehensive course provides you will the skills to carry out your own financial analyses, turning raw numbers into an understanding of a company's financial position, liquidity, solvency and overall profitability.

In addition, this course will address and emphasise the importance of benchmarking and industry analysis in financial ratio analysis. Through a combination of demonstration and hands-on learning, you will learn how to compare a company's ratios to industry standards, identify areas of competitive advantage and recognise areas for improvement.

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You will learn:

  • The types of efficiency ratios
  • The types of performance ratios
  • Identifying areas for improvement
  • Interpreting and applying these ratios

This course is ideal for those in managerial positions who heretofore have not had accountancy experience but anticipate they would benefit from an understanding of financial ratios.


Advanced excel skills for accountants - £89

With Excel being the world's most popular spreadsheet software and the financial industry revolving around large amounts of raw information, accountants need to possess advanced Excel skills if they are to effectively and efficiently handle complex financial data.

This course is specially made to help accountants streamline their day-to-day activities by leveraging the more complicated aspects of Excel. Using a combination of hands-on exercises and demonstrations, the goal is leave you equipped to work smarter and faster.

In terms of practical skills, this course will teach you how to visualise financial data with dashboard creation, streamline your workflow using automation tools and harness complex formulas and functions.

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You will learn:

  • How to use the VLOOKUP function
  • How to use the SUMIF function
  • The fundamentals of Excel's PivotTable features
  • How to filter large amounts of data

Whether you're an experienced accountant or newly-qualified, this course will equip you with the tools and techniques to analyse, interpret and present financial data, enabling you to make strategic decisions and drive business and professional success.


Excel Pivot - £89

Accountants often need to go beyond Excel's normal functions if they are to effectively manage and analyse large datasets. Power Pivot is a powerful data modelling tool build into the platform, which allows for the seamless manipulation and analysis of large amounts of data from multiple sources.

This course will equip you with the tools you need to make use of this powerful function for yourself, first walking you through the fundamentals before gradually progressing to advanced techniques and real-world examples.

A lot of attention is spent demystifying Power Pivot and dispelling the idea that Power Pivot is a complicated system. While there are more components and ‘moving parts' than traditional Excel spreadsheets, anybody with at least a foundational knowledge of the platform can learn to use Power Pivot and reap the benefits.

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You will learn:

  • How to manipulate pivot tables
  • Visualising data using PivotChart
  • Excel commands for Pivot tables
  • Formatting Pivot tables

Whether you're a seasoned accounting professional or a newcomer to the financial industry, master of Power Pivot will take you far. By the end of this online course, you will have both the knowledge and the skills required to harness Power Pivot for yourself and add it to your accounting toolbox.