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New: Cloud accounting programme

Xero, a world-leading cloud accounting software provider, has joined in partnership with ICAEW to offer all ACA students the chance to complete the Xero Advisor Certification course – for free! It’s a great way to gain highly prized cloud accounting and tech skills.

What’s involved and benefits?

  • Gain new skills and knowledge
  • It’s an ideal way to learn more about cloud accounting
  • Takes about 6 hours to complete – complete it in your own time
  • 12 modules covering all the essentials
  • Learn through real-life scenarios and simulations
  • Knowledge checks as you learn to help reinforce your learning
  • There is an additional 6 hours of free course content if you want to progress beyond the Xero certificate

What will you learn?

After completing this Xero certification, you will be able to:

  • set up Xero and run Xero on a day-to-day basis
  • understand the differences and benefits of cloud accounting versus traditional book-keeping
  • review month end and generate the relevant reports
  • learn about bills and purchase orders, quotes and invoice, expenses, reporting, fixed assets, inventory, projects, banking and much more

What next?

  • Click on the ‘Start now’ link below
  • This takes you to the Xero website. It will ask you to set up an account. During this, it asks for your professional association – click on the drop down wording: ‘Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales’
  • Under the suggested course tab, click on ‘Xero Advisor Certification course’
  • Once you have logged on, you have 3 months to complete the course
  • There are short videos to watch once you log on to explain how it all works

Start now

Access the Xero Advisor course today for free.