Algonquin College

Bookkeeping and Accounting Practices

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Business
Field of Study:Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Description:This one-year Ontario College Certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills required to process and record day-to-day financial transactions and perform related business activities. Bookkeeping and payroll clerks enter the data that causes bills and employees to be paid and cash to be collected from customers. They also support accountants and managers by providing the basis for information used in business to make decisions, control performance and plan activities.

Students identify and apply business processes by maintaining paper and computerized financial records, such as entering purchases, payments, sales, collections and payroll. Employing commonly used accounting software and spreadsheet tools, students practice the skills to work effectively in a variety of accounting and bookkeeping roles. Students can earn credit toward the Payroll Compliance Practitioner designation with the Canadian Payroll Association.
URL:Bookkeeping and Accounting Practices at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,408
International: $13,958

Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $4,407.94. International tuition/ancillary fees: $13,957.94.
Careers:Payroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band. OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with the minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening: 20; Speaking: 20; Writing: 20.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 11, 2015