Accounting Technician Course Program

Reeves College

Program Description

Accounting Technician Course Program

Reeves College

In today’s job market, you need practical and marketable skills. The Accounting Technician program offers a combination of general office administration skills, accounting skills, and technology with which to help prepare you for opportunities in administrative or financial positions. A very strong aptitude for math is required for this course. Program Objectives The aim of this program is to provide students with a combination of computer and office administration skills and a practical foundation in accounting, computerized accounting systems, and payroll. Students are prepared to enter the employment market upon graduation after a practicum that gives them on-the-job experience. The graduate should be able to: meet the compliance requirements for the payroll practice through an annual payroll cycle; effectively communicate payroll issues to all stakeholders; and understand the accounting function as it relates to the payroll practice. Career Opportunities

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Audit Clerk
  • Tax Return Preparer
  • Benefits Officer
  • Pay and Benefits Clerk
  • Pay Clerk
  • Payroll Officer
  • Bank Clerk
  • Bank Teller

Admissions Prerequisites Standard Admission Students must meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • Alberta high school diploma, verified by transcript, with 50% or better in Grade 12 English and Grade 10 Mathematics, or non-Alberta equivalent;

OR

  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) with a standard score of 450 or better in English and Mathematics.

Alberta Mature Admission Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  • Out of school for two years;
  • Be at least eighteen years of age prior to admission;
  • Applicants must successfully pass the Reeves College Admissions Test with a minimum score of 7/13 on the quantitative analysis portion;
  • Thirty-three credits towards an Alberta high school diploma, verified by transcript, with 50% or better in Grade 10 English and Grade 10 Mathematics, or non-Alberta equivalent.

Saskatchewan Mature Admission

  • Students must have at least 8 credits towards a high school diploma with a 50% or better in Grade 10 Math and Grade 10 English.

Certification Received - Accounting Technician Diploma

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 2, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
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32 weeks
Full time
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Canada - Calgary, Alberta
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