The General Accountant Program at IH Beirut will prepare you for a career in company finance and bookkeeping.
The course is extensive and covers many different areas of the accounting world. In particular you will :
  • Learn to manage accounting systems and bookkeeping for small to medium-sized companies.
  • Become familiar with Lebanese accounting principles.

Flexible learning

The course is flexible, broken down into 6 modules.
  • Students can choose to enroll in select modules or the entire program.
  • Students who successfully pass the following 6 listed modules are eligible for an 
  • official General Accountant certificate approved by the Lebanese Ministry of Higher Education.

Accounting Schedule

Accounting I 24hrsLearn the basic concepts of accounting and the accounting cycle; prepare profit and loss sheets, balance sheets, bank reconciliation statements and petty cash books.
Accounting II24hrsLearn how to control accounts, track errors and prepare a trial balance. Gain skills to manage bad debits and provisions, prepaid and accrued expenses; depreciation of fixed assets, liquidity of a business.
Accounting III24hrsAcquire a deeper understanding of accounting procedures, incomplete records, work in progress, manufacturing accounts, cash hour statements, social security and VAT.
Financial Math24hrsThis course is designed to clarify time-value-of-money calculations, through management, accounting, information systems, marketing and operations.
Law (Labor & Social Security) 24hrsLabor and NSSF laws enable workers, employers and employees to know their rights and duties regarding employment contracts/holidays/annual, maternity and sick leave/working hours/salary and wages/dismissal/health and safety/work organization/disputes and arbitral council/NSSF branches (indemnities, end of service.)
Excel Basic/Intermediate levels18hrsSee Computer Schedule
Course length and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
N.B: Students who know the prerequisite mentioned courses need to sit for a challenge exam.

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Additional fees apply

  • English Placement Test: 10,000L.L.
  • Assessment test fee: 12,000L.L.
  • Challenge test fee: $23
  • Official Certificate Fee: $20