Accounting Leaving Cert

Accounting at leaving cert is a practical subject that helps develop students understanding of business and numerical skills through figures and statistics.

The course is concerned with the preparation, recording,presentation and analysis of financial information.
The course can be divided up into the following areas:

  • Conceptual framework of Accounting
  • Regulatory framework of Accounting (higher level)
  • Accounting records
  • Sole traders
  • Company accounting
  • Specialised Accounts
  • Incomplete records
  • Cash flow statements
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
  • Management Accounting
  • Information Technology and computer applications in accounting

Subject/Course Choice

Accounting is a subject that proves popular for students who have completed Business Studies at Junior Cert Level. This subject is an excellent choice for students who wish to pursue a career in Business or Accounting. Students who do well in this course can expect to be well grounded if they are choosing a course at third level in Commerce, Business Studies, BESS and other business related courses.