BACHELOR IN ACCOUNTING
The Professional Bachelor’s Degree programme in Accountancy aims at:
- Enhancing students’ knowledge and practical skills in the field of accounting and finance in both the public and private sector business and not-for-profit organizations.
- Enhancing students’ ability in managerial, control, and communication skills.
- Enhancing students’ knowledge and understanding in tax computation and the fiscal law in the domains of municipal and state taxes.
Admission to this specialty is done on file study. Admission requires the following documents:
- A hand written application addressed to the Director IME- School of Business and Engineering, Douala.
- An application form, available in school or school website) here or download it here Application File
- Certified copy of Birth certificate
- Certified copy of Higher National Diploma(HND) or any other recognized equivalent certificate
- 4 passport sized photos
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NB : Admission into this speciality is also possible through a contest exam. If you are amongst the best at the end of the contest, you can benefit from a wide range of gifts the school offers. Learn More
An Accountant’s day-to-day tasks can vary depending on their area of specialization or place of employment. Some of the typical daily tasks for an Accountant may be briefly stated follows:
- compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
- ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
- make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met
- prepare financial management reports
- ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes
- establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
- resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
- continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
- monitor and support taxation requirements
- develop and maintain financial databases
- prepare for financial audit and coordinate the audit process
- oversee accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
- evaluate and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
Upon completion of their training, the graduates can aspire for the following responsibilities and job opportunities in both business and not-for-profit organizations.
- Finance officer or controller
- Accounting officer
- Senior Bookkeeper
- Internal Auditor
- Assistant Financial Analyst