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Financial Accounting Certification

Explore the Concepts and Career Paths in Financial Accounting




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About the Course

As there is a huge demand for finance professionals, pursuing a certificate course in Financial Accounting helps them to upskill and land a lucrative job in financial sectors. There are many online learning platforms offering beginner to advance-level course in this domain for free. One can gain skills and knowledge of accounting, types of financial statements, principles, cash method, accrual method and other practices used in financial accounting. The duration and level of difficulty may vary, it depends on your preferred learning platform. However most of the free courses are beginner friendly, so person from any background can apply for these courses.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

This certification course is designed to equip the learners with the new concepts of accounting, how to work on financial statements for different bodies and analyse them to provide valuable insights. The concepts and skills you will learn are listed below:

Asset Management
Financial Statement Analysis (FSA)
Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity
Accounting for Valuation
Cash Flows
Balance Sheet
Accrual Accounting & Income Statement
Ratio Analysis
Decision Making
Financial Maths and Statistics

This course is open for any kind of learners ranging from professional wants to upgrade their skill to newbie wants to enter the financial field.

Fresh graduates
Working professionals
Individuals looking to transition into this field
Young entrepreneurs
Finance students
Most platforms offer free enrollment for the course, but to obtain the certificate, there may be some fee required.
To get a certificate from a government portal, one should pay an exam fee and must clear the evaluation exam.
The free course materials can be accessed for a limited time period, mostly accessible until the course deadline.
Depending upon the platform you choose, the curriculum may include live training as well.


Field of Study:Finance
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:3hrs to 3 months
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:Depending on the job role and experience, you can earn somewhere between ₹3.0 LPA to ₹11.8 LPA
Employment Roles:
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Advisors
  • Quantitative Researchers
  • Asset Managers
  • Risk Managers