Certificate in ERP (Accounting & Payroll)

This Certificate in ERP (Accounting and Payroll) introduces you to the key concepts and business processes applicable to ERP environments, with a focus on accounting and payroll.

You can study this course online where and when it suits you.

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At a glance

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Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP)
Career Opportunities
  • SAP Administrator
  • SAP Business/End-User 
  • SAP Systems Support – Level 1
  • SAP Business Analyst




Course length
Self-paced (e.g. 6 hours per week = finish in 6 weeks). Maximum 3 months.
Study mode



Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.


Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.


Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Start date

Enrol anytime.

Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP)

Sydney Institute of ERP (SiERP) specialises in delivering online training for SAP certifications, with self-paced courses that can be completed in less than six months.

As a SiERP student, you’ll have access to tutors with substantial industry experience in education and ERP systems.


The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including whether you are an Australian resident or your chosen payment option. To find out more, contact the course provider.

What you'll learn

You'll learn how to perform business processes within accounting and payroll using the key concepts applicable to ERP environments.

Course structure

4 units


  1. BUSERPBS - Introduction to ERP systems

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Evolution of ERP Concepts
    • Introduction to ERP System
    • SAP Business Suite
    • Navigation - ERP System
    • Organisational Structure
    • Master Data
    • Reporting Solutions
  2. BUSERPFI - Financial accounting

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Tasks in Financial Accounting
    • Organisational Levels (ERP FA)
    • Exercise: Organisational Levels
    • General Ledger Accounting
      • Exercise: General Ledger Accounting
      • Exercise: General Ledger Account Master Records
      • Exercise: General Ledger AccountingTransactions
    • Accounts Payable
      • Exercise: Accounts Payable
      • Exercise: Vendor Master Data
      • Exercise: Accounting Transactions within a period
    • Accounts receivable
      • Exercise: Customer Master Data
      • Exercise: Accounting Transactions within a period
      • Exercise: Credit Management
    • Fixed asset Accounting
      • Exercise: Asset Master Data
    • Integration with Procurement Process and Sales Order Process
  3. BUSERPCO - Management accounting

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • Overview of Management Accounting
    • Organisational Levels
    • Cost Centre Accounting
      • Exercise: Cost Centre Accounting
    • Internal Order
      • Exercise: Internal Order
    • Product Cost Accounting
      • Exercise: Product Cost Accounting
    • Profitability Analysis in Management Accounting
      • Exercise: Profitability Analysis
      • Exercise: Profit Centre Accounting
  4. BUSERPHR - Human capital management

    This unit covers the following topics:

    • HCM Structures
      • Exercise: Organisational Structures
    • Employee Records
      • Exercise: Employee Records
    • HCM Processes
      • Exercise: Human Capital Processes
      • Exercise: Cross-Application Time Sheet (CATS)
    • Payroll Processes
    • Reporting & Analysis in HCM

Support and delivery

Studying online explained

Fit your study around your current work commitments and lifestyle. As this course is delivered online, you have the flexibility of when and where you wish to complete your training.

The self-paced study format includes hands-on interactive exercises, online study guide and practice exam questions.

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