WINPACCS for Project accountants

Online course

Programme

The aim of this online course is to provide you with key project accounting knowledge, as well as user know-how for the WINPACCS project accounting software. It will enable you to post and utilise all the transaction types in project accounting in WINPACCS and all its important functions.

  • Principles of project accounting in development cooperation
    Working with different currencies, displaying various fundings in project accounting, using account assignment and additional information, showing donor requirements and cost accounting using budget structures
  • Initial set-up of WINPACCS accounting
    Downloading master data and accepting journals
  • Posting transactions
    Posting aided by transaction categories (supply of funds, forwarding of funds, transfer of funds, costs, income, advance payment, funds received, balancing of payables, return of funds) and allocation of accounts, fundings and budget lines to individual vouchers
  • Principles of the Moving Average Rate Procedure
    Handling different currencies, automatic conversion from voucher currency to company currency
  • Posting tax
    Automatic calculation of net amounts and separate account assignment for tax component
  • Splitting postings
    Automatic and manual splitting of costs, income and advance payment to different accounts and budget lines
  • Correcting postings
    Retrospective changes, automatic reposting and reversing of postings, posting of correction postings
  • Using posting templates
    Saving recurring postings as posting templates and organising them in template groups, posting templates and whole template groups
  • Checking posting data
    Using the “Postings” and “Unsettled items” overviews
  • Creating reports
    Cash- and bank reconciliations, balance reports, filter preferences of all the standard reports
  • Day-end and month-end closings
    Creating and uploading closings, status of closings, correction of rejected closings

Target group

The course is aimed at organisations that already use WINPACCS and users working as Project accountants.

Participation

The online course is divided into clearly arranged units on a learning platform. Explanatory videos and practical exercises are available for the individual units. The exercises are provided in a test environment on a terminal server, meaning participants can apply what has been learned directly in the application. 

Completing the online course can be done at any time over an eleven-day period. About 8 hours should be planned for working through the course, which is in English.

You can register through your organisation's WINPACCS Coordinator. Coordinators can register for the online course after logging in to the customer portal.

Participant requirements

  • A stable Internet connection and experience with PCs and Microsoft Windows.
  • Sufficient knowledge of English.

Seminar fee

EUR 250 per user. All prices include VAT.