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Accounting Specialist Diploma Program Information

Explore the possibilities of a career in Payroll and Accounting with the Accounting Specialist program at Robertson College.  With smaller class sizes and instructors who are specialists in their field, you can begin your new career in less than a year. 

Through the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) approved payroll courses, you will also receive your Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification. The payroll courses cover important Canadian payroll compliance legislation and teaches you how to:

  • Calculate regular pay and termination pay
  • Calculate and remit Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance contributions and Income tax withholdings
  • Calculate and remit Worker’s Compensation premiums

The accounting courses will give you the skills and knowledge to:

  • Correctly post payroll entries
  • Correctly post bookkeeping entries
  • Manage the accounts payable and receivable process
  • Develop detailed cash flow analysis
  • Prepare budgets
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements

Accounting Specialist Program Practicum

  • You will participate in a 4-week work practicum to gain valuable work experience prior to graduation

Upon successful completion of the Accounting Specialist Diploma program you will graduate with 3 diplomas; Administrative Professional Diploma, Accounting Assistant Diploma and Accounting Specialist Diploma

At the end of your program, you will work with the Career Services department who will assist you in finding employment.  The post grad employment rate for Accounting Specialist graduates is 86%!

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Career Opportunities Include:

  • Payroll Administrators
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Bookkeepers

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