This program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide supervision in the payroll department. Students become familiar with basic payroll practices and procedures, and are eligible to apply to the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) for the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification.
In addition to accounting and payroll expertise, students gain skills and experience in business correspondence, office procedures, business supervisory skills and performing a job search.
Prospective students must be Grade 12 graduates, or equivalent, or have Mature Student status (19 years of age or over with at least one year out of high school) and subject to the discretion of the college Director. Grade 12 or equivalent graduates who cannot supply appropriate proof and Mature Students will be required to complete an entrance examination to properly assess their personal strengths and weaknesses. The minimum passing grade for this examination is 75%.
Candidates must be able to keyboard at a minimum speed of 25 words per minute and have a fundamental understanding of basic computer concepts.
*Not all programs are offered at each location.
Career OpportunitiesPayroll Supervisors are employed by banks, other financial institutions, insurance companies, and other establishments throughout the private and public sectors.
- Payroll Supervisor
- Accounting Supervisor
- Bookkeeping Supervisor
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