Developed in New Zealand, Xero accounting software has over 1 million subscribers worldwide, with businesses using the cloud-based system to accurately track their finances. Allowing people to create invoices and manage accounting data from anywhere at any time, financial planning and budgeting courses that involve Xero offer a very useful addition to any accounting professional’s skill set.
The great news is that training in Xero is really easy to access. That’s because, at OCA, we offer a wide range of financial planning short courses that not only contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points but can be taken at a pace that suits you. We’ll talk more about that shortly, but first, let's cover what Xero training can do for your job prospects.
“Why Should I Train in Xero?”
Businesses love Xero accounting software, as it allows organisations to manage all of their financial needs in one place. As a tool that also allows other tools to be easily added, such as CRM, payroll, inventory tracking and point of sale, those with training in it are well sought-after in the business world.
Professionals who are skilled in Xero are able to stand out from the crowd - something that’s important in the super-competitive post-covid job market. What’s more, these kinds of financial planning courses make it much easier to win lucrative job placements in the industry.
“What Kind of Job Opportunities Does It Offer?”
When you hold Xero certification, you open yourself up to a wide range of career opportunities within the book-keeping and accountancy world. There are different levels of training on offer, too, with the Xero Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma all stepping stones on the road to mastering the discipline.
Some of the many career paths open to you include:
- Business Activity Statement (BAS) Agent
- Assistant Accountant
- Accounts Manager
- Payroll Officer
- Finance Advisor
So, regardless of whether you’re a small business owner, an accountant, or someone wanting to get started on a career as a bookkeeper, those with the skills are able to reap the rewards, and it’s something that looks great on your Resume!
Modular Training That Fits Around You
At OCA, our industry-approved, micro-learning financial planning courses have been put together with the help of seasoned professionals and can be fit your current life and work obligations. Harnessing the fact that our brains learn much quicker when training is provided in five-minute bursts, you’ll get the knowledge you need in the most time-efficient way possible.
If you would like to learn more about our Certificate in Xero or any of our budgeting and forecasting courses, all you need to do is visit us online at www.onlinecoursesaustralia.edu.au. Alternatively, if you’re in need of some advice or guidance before you sign up to our training, just give us a call on 1300 611 404, and we’ll be delighted to help in any way we can.