Subject Introduction: Cambridge International AS & A Level Accounting (9706)

Our Instructional Desinger at Alt

Ali Jamshed, our distinguished ID (Instructional Designer) specializing in A Level Accounting, with an impressive 11+ years of experience in the education field.

Ali's academic journey includes a Master's degree in Accounting & Finance from the renowned London School of Economics, along with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting & Finance from the prestigious University of London International Program.

His teaching career took off in 2010 when he joined Nixor College, and since then, he has continued to grow and excel in the education sector. Ali's expertise extends to teaching undergraduate level courses in Accounting & Finance at the esteemed University of London International Program at Bay View College.

Driven by his insatiable thirst for knowledge and a passion for continuous learning, Ali is committed to staying at the forefront of research and advancements in the field of Accounting.

Our learners benefit from his wealth of experience, extensive academic background, and dedication to fostering a deep understanding of accounting principles. Get ready to thrive under the guidance of a seasoned educator and subject matter expert!

What to expect

Cambridge International AS & A Level Accounting (9706) is a course that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, concepts, and techniques. It aims to develop students' analytical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and financial literacy, while nurturing their understanding of the role of accounting in business decision-making.

This subject introduces students to fundamental concepts in accounting, including the recording, analysis, and interpretation of financial information. Students will explore topics such as the accounting cycle, financial statements, accounting ratios, cost accounting, budgeting, and the preparation and analysis of financial statements. They will gain a deep understanding of the principles that underpin accounting practices and the role of accounting information in measuring and evaluating business performance.

The course provides a balanced blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills development. Students will learn how to apply accounting principles and techniques to real-world business scenarios, analyze financial data, and make informed financial decisions. They will develop practical skills through the use of accounting software and spreadsheet tools, enhancing their ability to organize and interpret financial information effectively.

Throughout the course, students will be encouraged to think critically about ethical considerations in accounting, including issues of transparency, accountability, and corporate governance. They will explore the role of accounting in financial planning, risk management, and decision-making, both within businesses and for external stakeholders. They will also develop an understanding of the regulatory and legal frameworks that govern financial reporting.

Cambridge International AS & A Level Accounting prepares students for further studies or careers in fields such as accounting, finance, business administration, and auditing. It equips them with valuable skills, including financial analysis, problem-solving, communication, and attention to detail, which are highly sought after in financial and business sectors. This subject fosters an appreciation for the importance of accurate and transparent financial reporting and encourages students to pursue careers that contribute to the effective management of financial resources in organizations.

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