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Accounting & Finance

Certificate IV in Business (Finance)

SKU:BSB40120

Stand out from the competition and equip yourself with the specialised finance skills to excel in the business admin industry. Unlock a range of career opportunities, and graduate with the core skills needed to set yourself up for lasting success.
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  • Study to fit into your routine
  • Nationally recognised accreditation
  • Start studying as soon as you enrol
  • No exams, ever.
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Certificate IV in Business (Finance)

Intro to Certificate IV in Business (Finance)

Get Paid to Work with Numbers

Our nationally accredited BSB40120 Certificate IV in Business (Finance) is designed to provide you with the skills to manage and oversee the financial operations of a business. You’ll learn accounting practices, budget planning and analysis, and financial management and reporting, which will prepare you to manage the financials of any business.

Extra Benefits

Students will receive a 12-month student membership to the Australian Institute of Office Professionals (AIOP). AIOP is the only national professional body for office professionals in Australia and current members include EAs, PAs, office managers, administrators and virtual assistants.
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Common job Outcomes

  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Executive Personal Assistant
  • Office Administrator
  • Office Manager
  • Project and Program Administrator in business administration, assisting accounting and finance professionals

Job Skills

  • Administration
  • Complex problem solving
  • Effective communication skills
  • Accounting
  • Financial planning
  • Payroll
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Course breakdown

What you’ll learn in this course

This qualification includes a range of units designed to equip you with an introduction to core business management principles, with a specialised focus on finance.

Certificate IV in Business (Finance)

BSBTEC404
Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
  • Review existing digital technology use in the business 
  • Identify opportunities to implement digital technologies for workplace collaboration 
  • Implement and use digital technologies to collaborate in the workplace 
BSBXCM401
Apply communication strategies in the workplace
  • Prepare for communication 
  • Use communication strategies to provide work instruction 
  • Facilitate workplace communication 
  • Monitor and support team communication
BSBPEF502
Develop and use emotional intelligence
  • Prepare to develop emotional intelligence 
  • Develop emotional intelligence 
  • Promote development of emotional intelligence in others 
BSBWRT411
Write complex documents
  • Plan complex document 
  • Draft complex document 
  • Finalise complex document 
BSBCRT411
Apply critical thinking to work practices
  • Establish role of critical thinking in workplace 
  • Lead critical thinking process 
  • Develop critical thinking mindset 
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    Study anywhere at any time with 24/7 access to your units.

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  • 18 months
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  • Daily routine
  • 06:30 am - 07:45 am

    Morning coffee + Study session

  • 07:45 am - 09:00 am

    Morning routine + Commute

  • 09:00 am - 01:00 pm

    Work

  • 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

    Lunch + Study

  • 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

    Work

  • 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

    Evening routine

  • 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

    Study session

  • 08:30 pm - 09:15 pm

    Study break

  • 09:15 pm - 10:30 pm

    Study session

  • 10:30 pm - onwards

    Relax

Study for a minimum 39 hours per week to complete modules in 12 months

  • Daily routine
  • 06:30 am - 07:45 am

    Morning coffee + Study session

  • 07:45 am - 09:00 am

    Morning routine + Commute

  • 09:00 am - 01:00 pm

    Work

  • 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

    Lunch + Study

  • 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

    Work

  • 05:00 pm - 06:30 pm

    Evening routine

  • 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm

    Study session

  • 08:30 pm - onwards

    Relax

Study for a minimum 26 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months

Your course may include work placement which will be completed in addition to weekly study blocks.

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Your trainer

Kimberly Kim
Kimberly has over 11 years’ experience in training and assessment in tertiary and vocational education and training institutes.  She has also run her own public accounting and tax practice for over two years, after 10 years of working in tax and accounting field.
Tanya Galey
Tanya has many years of experience working in the Airline Industry through her role at World Aviation Systems who represent various airlines here in Sydney (Air Tahiti Nui and Hawaiian Airlines to name a few). She has extensive knowledge of Sales, marketing, reservations and the general business operations of an Airline.
Rosalie Pellew
Rosalie Pellew has over 30 years' experience in customer engagement; workplace training and assessment; facilitating adult education; leading and coaching customer contact teams; and supporting on-line learning students.
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Kimberly Kim

Accounting & Finance
Kimberly has over 11 years’ experience in training and assessment in tertiary and vocational education and training institutes.  She has also run her own public accounting and tax practice for over two years, after 10 years of working in tax and accounting field.
Kimberly has over 11 years’ experience in training and assessment in tertiary and vocational education and training institutes.  She has also run her own public accounting and tax practice for over two years, after 10 years of working in tax and accounting field. Kimberly holds a Masters of Business Administration majoring in Professional Accounting and is a Certified Professional Accountant with a passion for teaching.
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Tanya Galey

Business & Leadership
Tanya has many years of experience working in the Airline Industry through her role at World Aviation Systems who represent various airlines here in Sydney (Air Tahiti Nui and Hawaiian Airlines to name a few). She has extensive knowledge of Sales, marketing, reservations and the general business operations of an Airline.
Tanya has many years of experience working in the Airline Industry through her role at World Aviation Systems who represent various airlines here in Sydney (Air Tahiti Nui and Hawaiian Airlines to name a few). She has extensive knowledge of Sales, marketing, reservations and the general business operations of an Airline.

Through her role at World Aviation she travelled extensively and gained knowledge on various destinations first hand. Tanya has been teaching Certificate III and Diploma of Tourism for the past 10 years to pass on her passion/knowledge for the Tourism Industry to her students. Recently Tanya has received her Certificate IV in Business Administration to supplement her current role as Operations Manager of a financial planning firm. While still consulting with the travel industry she has been in the financial Industry for the past 5 years developing relevant policies/procedures and complying with regulatory practices.

Tanya’s qualifications are Diploma of Tourism, Certificate IV in Tourism, Certificate III in Tourism , Certificate IV in Training & Assessment and Certificate IV in Business Administration.
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Rosalie Pellew

Business & Leadership
Rosalie Pellew has over 30 years' experience in customer engagement; workplace training and assessment; facilitating adult education; leading and coaching customer contact teams; and supporting on-line learning students.
Rosalie Pellew has over 30 years' experience in customer engagement; workplace training and assessment; facilitating adult education; leading and coaching customer contact teams; and supporting on-line learning students.

Rosalie’s experience spans various industries from retail and telecommunications to food production. Rosalie has been in Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector for over 14 years.

Pursuing her passion for adult education, Rosalie refocused into student services to assist students through their learning journey and beyond to training and assessing. She holds a Certificate IV in Training & Assessment, Diplomas in Teaching, Adult Education, Business Administration, Business and Leadership & Management.

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Yes, they are! Open Colleges offers nationally recognised Certificates and Diplomas under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This means that our Certificates and Diplomas meet specific national standards and have been developed in consultation with industry experts to provide the most workplace relevant training. Qualifications from Open Colleges also carry the same level of recognition as courses delivered on-campus in a classroom setting. So, when you study with OC, you can rest assured that you are receiving quality education.

What accounting software does this course teach you?

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The accounting software our students will learn is Reckon One, which is known for its ease of use and design.

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Pay in 66 instalments over the length of your course.
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Total course cost: $5,010.00
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