BUAD401 – Business Financial Administration

Module code
Module title
Business Financial Administration
To provide students with the knowledge and skills to select and apply the relevant business financial applications, tools and technologies to provide financial administrative services for a New Zealand business entity.
  • BI1610
  • BS7000
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Select, apply and maintain business applications and technologies to provide financial
administrative services individually or as part of a team to meet business entity needs.

2. Perform complex financial calculations to produce accurate financial information.

3. Understand and demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour in the provision of
financial administrative services.
- Computer accounting applications - MYOB, Xero, Payroll.
- Budget, invoices, credit notes, quotes
- Relevant legislation, standards and guidelines; compliance with external and internal
requirements, policies and practices.
- Professional practice attributes: Effective and appropriate communication skills, professional
and ethical behaviours, interpersonal skills, teamwork, managing self, personal presentation,
time management, accuracy, responsibility, reliability.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching methods may include theoretical and practical classes including lectures, group work, online activities, workshops, simulation, case studies, projects and guest speakers.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is achievement based. The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass the module, students must attempt any specific assessment components as specified by the Course Outline and must achieve a minimum 50% overall to pass the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Simulated office
Microsoft Office suite of applications.
Pen to Paper
Accounting software programme
Supporting training programmes
Students will be directed to relevant and up-to-date articles and online resources as appropriate.