Accounting Technician Program

Reeves College

Program Description

Accounting Technician 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;


· 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 ofm 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
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
32 weeks
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 32 weeks
Price Request Info