Accounting & HR Automation (SME Digital Reboot series)

Offered by School of Business & Accountancy

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2021010457

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

The aim of the 2-Day programme is to equip the SME participants with digital skills to perform Accounting and HR work using cloud solutions.

Cloud accounting and HR systems leverage cloud technology to enable stakeholders to have access to the entity’s accounting and HR information anytime and anywhere with any digital device so as to optimise business decision-making.  Many features in the cloud systems support businesses with timely information, facilitate collaboration and strengthen management planning and control.

Learning Outcomes

This course is designed for SME participants who want to enhance their skills by learning how to use Cloud Accounting and HR system, which will strengthen business owners in managing businesses to be future ready for today’s workplace.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

– Understand what is cloud accounting and HR systems and its benefits, and how to adopt cloud systems effectively;

– Apply and use the system to process daily transactions; and

– Use the analytics reports to optimise business decision-making.


Upcoming course Date:

  • 28 & 30 Mar 2022 (Mon & Wed)
  • 13 & 14 Apr 2022 (Wed & Thu)
  • 21 & 22 Apr 2022 (Thu & Fri)

Application Period: Please register your interest here to be notified when course is open for application
Duration: 2 days
Time: 8 hours each day
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Day 1

9am – 12:30pm

  • Introduction to Cloud Accounting system and understanding the features
  • Performing Daily Transactions: Sales & Accounts Receivable
    •  Set up customer records and terms of sales
    • Processing sales quotations, orders, invoices, credit & debit notes
    • Processing receipts

12:30pm – 1:30pm

  • Lunch

1:30pm – 5pm

  • Transforming business processes with effective use of Cloud Accounting solution
  • Performing Daily Transactions: Purchases & Accounts Payable
    • Set up supplier records and terms of payments
    • Processing purchase requests, orders & invoices
    • Processing payments
  • Performing Daily Transactions: Bank Reconciliation and Other General Journal Entries
    • Reconcile the bank account with the bank statement
    • Record and review general journal entries
Day 2

9am – 12:30pm

  • Transforming business processes with effective use of Cloud HR solution
  • Performing Daily Transactions: Payroll Management
    • Set up staff and payroll records
    • Processing payroll and CPF filing
    • Managing other staff-related administration matters

12:30pm – 1:30pm

  • Lunch

1:30pm – 5pm

  • Leveraging analytic reports for business decisions
    • Generate reports for management reporting, decision-making and control
    • Use of analytic reports for business decisions

Trainer's Profile

Sunny Wong

FCCA, CA (Singapore), CIA, MBA, BBA

Sunny has several years of experience in the manufacturing and automotive industries in areas of accounting, treasury as well as internal audit before moving to full-time academia. He is currently an associate lecturer with various institutions including Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore Institute of Technology and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. He teaches financial and managerial accounting, financial reporting, and financial management to Accountancy as well as non-accounting students.

Sunny is also the instructor for the Advanced Financial Reporting and Financial Management modules in the Singapore CA Qualification (Foundation) program as part of the Advanced Diploma in Accountancy awarded by Ngee Ann Polytechnic in collaboration with the Singapore Accountancy Commission. Sunny is a WSQ-certified trainer, holds an Advanced Certificate in Training & Assessment and has received awards from SIM Global Education and Ngee Ann Polytechnic for teaching at undergraduate and diploma levels.


Participants are required to complete the consultancy hours comprising of 2 sessions of 3-hours in order to be deemed to have completed the course. A certificate of performance will be awarded to participants who completed the course.

Entry Requirements

Participants will be required to have a basic proficiency in English.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 25 Nov 2021 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.)

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$2675.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 and Permanent Residents qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$802.50
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$302.50
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$302.50
Others (and Repeat Students)$2675.00