Short Title:Accounting Information Systems & Reports
Full Title:Accounting Information Systems & Reports
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:ACCI H4000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Accounting and taxation
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:Christine Nangle
Module Description:This module aims to provide students with an understanding and application of computerised accounting reporting packages, payroll, taxation and Electronic Accounts Generation.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the main features of a payroll package and complete a professional competency level test in the application of a payroll package.
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding of the main features of a general Accounting Practice package and complete a professional competency level test in the application of accounting software.
LO3 Demonstrate an ability to manipulate, analyse and present accounting reports suitable for presentation to a senior management team.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Undertake a professional Level Competency lab based pracical examination in the use of a payroll pacakge, including: company set up; employee joiners and leavers; payroll processing; and payroll reports including P60 and P45 generation. 1 20.00 Week 12
Practical/Skills Evaluation Undertake a professional Level Competency lab based pracical examination in the use of an integrated accounting software package. 2 50.00 Week 12
Practical/Skills Evaluation Demonstrate ability to manipulate accounting reports and perform analytical procedures and waterfalls suitable for presentation to a senior management board. 3 30.00 Week 8
No End of Module Formal Examination

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratories Lab based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Re-inforcement of weekly assignment work 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer/Lab Class based instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time Developing Practical Skills 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Reading/Research/Study/Develop Practical Skills 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

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Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BACCT_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 7 Mandatory
TA_BACCT_B (1 year add on) Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 7 Elective
TA_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 7 Elective