Pastel Bookkeeping

Payroll & Monthly SARS Returns

This module will introduce you to payroll and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act as well as basic business ethics. Learners will be able to complete the payroll function from the bookkeeping perspective. You will also learn how to complete SARS payroll returns (EMP201, IRP 5, IT3a, IRP501) as well as how to complete the VAT201 return.

Description


This course forms part of the Foundation Level of both the ICB Financial Accounting and the ICB Public Sector Accounting programmes. It introduces students to the computer, windows, email and internet as well as a study of Microsoft Office as an accounting tool. Being able to keep the books of a business on a computerised accounting software package is essential for any bookkeeper. The course also includes an in depth study of dedicated computerised accounting using industry leading software packages.


Accreditation

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO

Outline

  • Basic PC concepts
  • Working with MS Windows and MS Windows
  • Working with the Internet and Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook
  • Working with Microsoft Word
  • Working with Microsoft Excel
  • Working with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Installation and registration
  • Pastel language
  • Creating and setting up a company
  • Create and maintain general ledger accounts
  • Create and maintain supplier accounts
  • Create and maintain customer accounts
  • Create and maintain inventory items
  • Take on balances and journals
  • Supplier processing
  • Customer processing
  • Cash book, petty cash and journal
  • Month end procedures
  • Year-end procedures
     

Assessment

This course is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final written summative assessment (exam). Please be sure to verify that you have been registered for your assessment

Certification             

This course is a short course as part of a national qualification. Once you have completed this course and the remainder of the level you will receive a national certificate.