Leaving Certificate Accounting

Leaving Cert Accounting is often described by students as one of those subjects that you either love or hate. The course builds on much of the accounting in Junior Cert Business, so a background in this subject helps. 

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Accounting Course Content

  • Budgeting - Cash
  • Budgeting - Flexible
  • Budgeting - Production
  • Cash Flow Statements
  • Club Accounts
  • Control Accounts
  • Correction of Errors/Suspense
  • Costing - Job, Product, Stock Valuation & O/H Apportionment
  • Costing - Marginal
  • Depreciation of Fixed Assets
  • Farm Accounts
  • Final Accounts - Company
  • Final Accounts - Manufacturing
  • Final Accounts - Sole Trader
  • Fixed Assets Valuation
  • Incomplete Records A
  • Incomplete Records B
  • Interpretation of Accounts
  • Published Accounts
  • Revaluation of Fixed Assets
  • Service Firms
  • Tabular Statements

The Exam

An exam where you are required to draw up a range of accounts as well as to interpret given accounts. 

Future Careers with Leaving Certificate Accounting

Accountancy, Business and Commerce are applicable to a wide variety of careers. 

Download the Leaving Cert Accounting Syllabus

Download the Leaving Cert Accounting Chief Examiner's Report