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He holds an Honours in Accountancy degree from the University of Zimbabwe. He is passionate about technology and its practical application in today’s world.

January 2018

Principles of Accounting: Profitability Ratios

By | 2018-01-15T10:41:05+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Profitability Ratios

  • So we have already introduced you to accounting ratios
  • These ratios include a group of ratios that are known as profitability ratios
  • Such ratios measure how well a business performed in profit terms in a given period
  • At this level you are required to know how to calculate three profitability […]
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Principles of Accounting: Introduction to Accounting ratios

By | 2018-01-15T10:43:00+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Introduction to Accounting Ratios

Introduction to ratios in Accounting

  • Often in business numbers given in isolation are difficult to interpret
  • For example Business A makes a profit of $10 000 while Business B makes a profit of $10 million
  • It would be difficult to know which business better between the two
  • Those new […]

October 2017

English Language: I later realised l was taken for a ride

By | 2017-10-16T08:42:39+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC English Language: Descriptive compositions: Sample

This is a sample of a narrative-descriptive essay

I later realised l was taken for a ride

The line stretched on forever. Like a human made millipede it coiled from the passage down the stairs, out the front door and around the corner. People shuffled and stomped like a restless herd as they waited for the […]

English Language: Descriptive compositions

By | 2017-10-12T11:43:20+00:00 October 12th, 2017|English Language Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC English Language: Descriptive compositions

As part of your English Language course you will be required to write essays on a regular basis. Descriptive essays are part of this essay writing regimen. It is important to point out that every type of essay you will encounter at Ordinary Level will require some sort of description in them so you will […]

September 2017

Principles of Accounting: Bank Reconciliation Statement Overdraft Example

By | 2017-09-26T09:20:06+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Bank Reconciliation Statement Overdraft Example

Principles of Accounting: Bank reconciliation statement and bank overdraft

By | 2017-09-26T09:19:35+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Bank reconciliation statement and bank overdraft

  • Preparing a bank reconciliation statement is easy
  • In the last example we assumed that the business had a positive balance shown by a a debit bank balance in the bank column of the cash book and a credit balance on the bank statement
  • In reality […]

Principles of Accounting: Bank Reconciliation Statement Example

By | 2017-09-21T10:45:57+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Bank Reconciliation Statement Example

  • As discussed here preparing a bank reconciliation statement involves three steps:
    1. Obtaining the current bank statement
    2. Updating the Cash Book
    3. Preparing the Bank reconciliation statement
  • Now we will look at an example:

Draw up a bank reconciliation statement, after writing the cash book up to date, ascertaining the […]

Principles of Accounting: Preparation of bank reconciliation statement

By | 2017-09-26T07:50:35+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Preparation of bank reconciliation statement

  • We have already looked at what bank reconciliation statements are and why we need them
  • Here we will look at steps required to prepare them and their format
  • First it must be pointed out that the Bank Column in the Cash Book like all of the […]

Principles of Accounting: Introduction to Bank Reconciliation Statements

By | 2017-09-21T09:54:03+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Introduction to Bank Reconciliation Statements

  • When we looked at the Cash Book we mentioned that all bank related transactions are recorded in it
  • We glaringly ignored one fact the bank is also a business
  • They have their own set of records about our deposits and withdrawals
  • In modern times due to […]

Principles of Accounting: Sales Control Account Example

By | 2017-09-21T10:40:53+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Notes, Ordinary Level Notes, Principles of Accounts Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Principles of Accounts Notes: Sales Control Account Example

Question

Prepare a sales ledger control account from the following information for October 20X6, carrying down the balance at 31 October:

  • Oct 1 Sales ledger balances […]