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Accounting Administrators oversee a company’s financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. In larger organizations, Accounting Administrators, work alongside an Accountant to perform these duties.
Typically, Accounting Administrators perform daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments. Often they assist with purchasing, maintain Inventory, and run payroll.
Additionally, many Accounting Administrators also assist with primary HR duties like new hire documents, compliance, and temporary disability insurance and workers compensation filings, making them an indispensable part of an organization’s fiscal fitness.
In general, individuals who work in accounting generate data for management so the organization can make better financial decisions. Business owners, shareholders, investors, and many others depend on these financial reports to update its performance and overall success.
Theory: 28 weeks
Internship: 4 weeks
Upon successful completion, graduates of this program find positions working as:
Accounting Administrators can make on average $19.97 – $24.47 per hour
*(source: ca.indeed.com 2020)
Candidates must submit a copy of their Secondary School Diploma (OSSD, GED, or better), if this is not available they will be required to complete a Mature Student Exam with a minimum score of 16.
This module will provide students with an overview of Microsoft Office and create skills that permit them to work with several MS modules as they relate specifically to project management. Students will develop skills in Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point, MS Project and Outlook.
This module will provide students the tools to develop the business English and interpersonal communication skills necessary to function in the modern business setting. This module provides a review in English grammar, sentence structure and punctuation as they apply to business communication. Students will also learn effective interpersonal communication skills for managing personal and working with co-workers.
This module will provide students an introduction to accounting concepts and principles including GAAP, the Accounting Cycle, Accounting Information Systems and Financial Statements. Students will learn how to record business transactions in journals, prepare bank reconciliations, apply accounting for assets, managing cash, accounts, notes receivables, inventory and capital assets.
This module will provide students with the fundamentals of conducting payroll procedures. Students who complete this module will be able to apply payroll legislation and calculate individual pay. Included are all components of individual pay from remuneration, through deductions, to net pay for both regular and non-regular situations. Students will also gain the knowledge and skills to effectively communicate all aspects of the individual pay calculation process to external and internal stakeholders. Students will also learn to accurately complete Records of Employment.
This module will provide students with an overview of Sage 50 Accounting features with an emphasis on the payroll module, installing and configuring Sage 50 Accounting, setting up ledgers and journals, saving and back up procedures.
This module will provide students with an overview of QuickBooks features with emphasis on the payroll module, installing and configuring QuickBooks, setting up ledger and journals, saving and backup procedures.
This module will provide students with the skills to prepare for employment, research employment opportunities within their field of study and be successful in their future career. Some of the topics included will be the preparation of a resume, interview and cover letter.