Course: ICB Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Bookkeeping & Accounts (Course) (ABA8, ABA9)


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Program Description

What are the objectives of this course?

This course is developed to enhance and advance intermediate bookkeeping and basic accounting principles, moving students from an ICB Associate level of knowledge up to Member level. Explore and understand advanced areas of bookkeeping and accounts including:

  • Producing a set of accounts for a limited or incorporated body using information from an incomplete set of records
  • Preparing and interpreting internal management accounts for incorporated businesses/companies/organisations
  • Preparing final accounts for a limited company for internal management purposes
  • Producing draft year-end accounts for limited companies and limited liability partnerships
  • Adjusting the capital share of partners should there be any modifications to the partnership profit sharing ratio
  • Interpreting financial statements by calculating and explaining ratios for profitability and liquidity

Students who go on to take and pass the associated exams achieve the full qualification are automatically eligible to upgrade to 'Member of ICB' and receive the following award - the designatory letters 'MICB'.

Who is it intended for?

This course is for people who have already completed the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts or equivalent and now wish to expand their knowledge to reach the next stage in their career.


Before enrolling in this course, you would have previously achieved the ICB Associate Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping or an equivalent qualification with an accredited awarding governing body.

What marks this course apart?

Successful completion of both associated assessments qualifies candidates to work as a bookkeeper for limited companies in either an employed or self-employed capacity.

What happens after requesting information?

Once you have enquired you will be contacted by one of our specialist careers advisors who will be able to provide you with any further information you require.

Last updated January 2018

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