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Ghana – African Accounting Academy


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***This is the African Accounting Academy for Ghana. Please make sure you are on the correct page for your country.  If you are not, return to the course page.***

Receive access to the full African Accounting Academy. This includes:

  • All 15 modules listed below (including Excel and QuickBooks), which includes many exercises, practical case studies, videos, assignments (graded) and a final assessment
  • Access to all course materials for a 6 month period
  • Certificate of Completion (if you pass the final assessment)
  • Become a member of the Haystack Database where you will be marketed to employers (once you pass the final assessment)
  • Access to a question and answer forum to network with the facilitators and other students

Please note, you will need the following to complete the course:

  • A laptop or desktop computer
  • Internet connection (an internet connection is required to access the material)
  • Excel
  • Pen, paper, and calculator to complete some of the exercises
By purchasing the program, you agree to our terms of service.  If the course you purchased is not what you were expecting, you can request, within 14 days of your purchase of the course, that we refund your account. No refund is due to you if you request it after the 14 day time limit has passed.

Learn about the elements of the financial statements. 

Learn about transactions, journal entries, debits and credits. 

Become a debit and credit expert by learning about advanced accounting transactions. 

Learn about the different risks that impact a business and what it means for you, as an accountant at an organization. 

Learn how to minimize financial statement and operational risks by understanding internal controls.

Learn about the cash receipts process. When a company receives a payment, how do we account for that?

Learn about the cash disbursements process. When a company makes a payment, how do we account for that?

Learn about the bank reconciliation process but more importantly, learn how to perform a bank reconciliation. 

What happens at the end of the month for the accounting team? In this lesson, we learn about the month-end procedures. 

Budgeting is an important process for all organizations. Learn what a budget is and how to perform a budget-to-actual analysis.
Let’s get you ready for your first interview! The Dos and Don’ts of interviews and CVs.

Learn the best ways to conduct yourself professionally in the workplace. 

Learn about the different taxes that impact companies in Ghana: corporate income tax, VAT, withholding, and payroll deductions. 

An introductory course to Excel. Learn how to format tables and analyze data using formulas, functions, pivot tables, and VLOOKUPs.

Learn the basics of QuickBooks Online. Enter invoices, bills and journal entries, just like you’ll need to do at your job!

Disclaimer:  Haystack and its affiliates do not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors and the appropriate tax authorities.