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About the Accounting & Payroll Administrator Diploma Program

Accounting & Payroll Administrators work as Accounting Clerks, Accounts Payable Clerks, Bookkeeping Clerks and Tax Clerks in Finance and Accounting departments for companies in a variety of industries.  Graduates of this program will be able to find employment in private and public sectors and non-profit organizations.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • calgary
  • edmonton

Program Learning Outcomes

As part of the Accounting & Payroll Administrator program, you will:

  • Learn to manage Accounts Payable and Receivables
  • Gain corporate and financial accounting principles to manage finances, cultivate financial growth and maintain financial sustainability of your organization
  • Learn to accurately prepare accounting documentation for payroll
  • Be able to develop detailed cash flow analysis and reporting and learn how to prepare and analyze financial statements, budgets, and records
  • Understand and conduct proper bookkeeping procedures
  • Learn to use computerized accounting software and gain keyboarding and basic computer skills
  • Develop written and oral business communications skills
  • Earn your Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification through the Canadian Payroll Association

Accounting & Payroll Program Practicum

At the end of your program, you will participate in a 4-week work practicum to gain valuable work experience.

what you could be earning in less than one year$35,360 - $53,990wage data taken from:
program duration42 Weeks
  • Earn your Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification (from the Canadian Payroll Association)
  • We offer flexible program schedules with classes starting throughout the year
  • Benefit from a dedicated Career Services department that will help you prepare for your job search and help connect you to local employers that are part of the Robertson College Employer Network
  • Financial assistance is available to those who qualify

Curriculum is approved by the Canadian Payroll Association

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