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Accounting and Payroll Administration

Designed to provide students with systematic knowledge and skills in accounting and Canadian payroll administration.

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This Accounting and Payroll Administration course is designed to provide students with systematic knowledge and skills in accounting and Canadian payroll administration.

Credential Diploma

Duration 41 Weeks

Location Toronto, Ontario

What You Could Earn $52,000 – $95,000

Become an Accounting and Payroll Administrator

It teaches students MS Office skills, solid knowledge of accounting principles and hands-on experience in applying the most popular accounting software systems. These software systems include QuickBooks, Sage 50 Accounting (Simply Accounting), Sage 300 ERP (ACCPAC ERP) and SAP FI. In this program students will also learn the Canadian payroll administration system comprehensively. The payroll administration component is an online program delivered by the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA). This online course prepares students for the Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification (PCP Certificate) exam.

Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent or passing an entrance test for mature candidates
  • Basic computer skill
  • Passing an admission interview

Please note that meeting the above requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

Accounting and Payroll Administration Subject List:

  • Effective Communication in the Workplace
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • MS PowerPoint and Outlook
  • MS Excel
  • MS Access
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Accounting Project
  • Canadian Payroll
  • QuickBooks
  • Sage 50 Accounting (Simply Accounting)
  • Sage 300 ERP (ACCPAC ERP)
  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Development
  • Computerized Accounting with SAP FI
  • Personal Income Tax Preparation
  • Payroll Compliance Legislation
  • Payroll Fundamentals I
  • Payroll Fundamentals II
  • Accounting Co-op Placement (optional)

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Career opportunities upon graduation

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to take the Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification and to work as:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Financial Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Officer
  • Office Assistant/Administrator
  • Many more ...

If you want to focus on accounting and accounting software, please visit our Computerized Accounting and Office Administration program.

Financial assistance may be available if you qualify. Please visit OSAP website for more information.

If you want to know more about the PCP certificate exam, please visit the Canadian Payroll Association website.

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What graduates are saying about Metro College of Technology?

Our instructors are not only qualified professionals but also industry-specific experts. Every one of our programs is designed with input from industry leaders to prepare you with the industry know-how and how to do it.

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