The one day workshop, “Basic Accounting to Trial Balance”, will help you or your staff understand how your books of account are constructed from source entry to trial balance.

You will be able to recognize and understand the accounting entries that originate within your own business, enabling a more controlled environment within which your business can operate in.

Additionally, you will be introduced to the accountant and bookkeepers jargon, enabling you to understand the language of business.

This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, financial and bookkeeping staff who wish to gain a basic understanding of how the “books of account” are designed and integrate into business, leading ultimately into the Financial Statements.


During the workshop, the following Topics are covered:

  • Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting Terminology
  • Why you need Bookkeeping
  • Accounting Cycle
  • Source Documents – Books of First Entry
  • Chart Of Accounts
  • Audit Trails
  • Trial Balance
  • Reconciliations
  • Month/Year End Close of Process
  • Annual Financial Statements (AFS)







Ruzel van Jaarsveld – Presenter

She has over 20 years financial and bookkeeping experience, working with many industries and corporate environments, with extensive knowledge and practical application of trial balance, payroll, VAT, PAYE returns, Inventory control, Management Accounts, E-filing and Procedures of Importing and Exporting.

She is a seasoned appointed facilitator with Biz Facility, and for numerous years has been presenting various national practical financial workshops to business owners and corporate financial staff.



For more information contact
Gary Garbutt – General Manager

Office021 300 1230




  • “The definition and examples given were very helpful.”

  • “It gave me a better understanding of accounting.”

  • “The whole seminar was valuable as I had most experience theoretical and not pracitical.”

  • “Now I’ll be able to prepare the journals. My main reason for coming was met…”

  • “Exellent presentation, her wealth of practical knowledge and experience made all the different. I wish I had done this 5 years back.”

  • “Debits and credits are now clear to me, not confusing anymore…”–workshop attendees