Why study accounting and payroll?
Accounting and Payroll services are vital to companies and there are many job opportunities available. A company must rely on these workers to keep its finances in order. They help to record, track, and analyze all aspects of finances. Accounting and payroll workers manage everything from employees’ paychecks to payments to invoices. Organized individuals who enjoy working with numbers will find this a rewarding career. AOLCC’s Accounting and Payroll training prepares students for a successful career.
Explore our Accounting and Payroll Programs in British Columbia
Accounting Administrator Diploma with SAGE
The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of bookkeeping, office skills, and accounting to meet the demands of today’s business.
Accounting and Business Technology
The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of business concepts and office skills to meet the demands of today’s business environment.
Accounting and Payroll Administrator
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.
Accounting Bookkeeper Certificate
The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of computerized accounting procedures, business concepts and office skills to meet the demands of today’s business.
The Accounting Clerk program provides students with the skills necessary to apply the knowledge of elementary accounting processes, business concepts and office procedures to meet present-day business demands.
This program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to perform payroll administrative responsibilities in the payroll department and to apply payroll legislation.
The Payroll Clerk program provides students with the skills necessary to perform basic payroll administrative responsibilities with some understanding of payroll regulations and legislation.
What will I learn in an accounting and payroll course?
Accounting and Payroll courses teach payroll fundamentals, accounting skills, and basic bookkeeping. Courses will also teach you office procedures. You will study important software tools such as Sage, Microsoft Office, and Quickbooks. Students will have the latest knowledge for working in a modern office.
Diploma programs will also cover soft skills such as business communication, writing, and customer service. Some programs allow students to apply their knowledge in practical application drills. This in-depth practice allows students to prepare for possible job scenarios.
Payroll courses prepare students for the National Payroll Institute (formerly The Canadian Payroll Association) Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification.
What to expect from a career in accounting and payroll
Accounting and payroll workers generally work for companies in an office setting. The main duty of this position is to organize financial records for the company or employees. You will manage finances by paying and processing invoices, ensuring proper payment of taxes and payroll, and recording and analyzing data.
You will also need to show others this data by preparing a financial statement. The information gets presented within the company or to people outside of it. All these job duties help to keep the financial procedures of the company up to date and accurate.
Careers after completing an accounting and payroll diploma in British Columbia
Careers for workers in Accounting and Payroll can include:
- Bookkeeping supervisor
- Payroll supervisor
- Accounting assistant
- Accounting clerk
- Accounting supervisor
- Audit clerk
- Budget clerk
- Salary administration officer
- Payroll clerk
Salary range for careers in accounting and payroll
Salary for Accounting and Payroll personnel varies depending on the company, experience, and position. Graduates from AOLCC’S Accounting and Payroll training can expect a salary of around $34,000-$85,000
Why choose an accounting and payroll training course with AOLCC?
AOLCC has 40+ diploma and certificate programs in British Columbia. We have the right expertise and track record you need in a career college.
Our comprehensive courses will focus on all the essential concepts. You will be prepared with the skills you need to succeed in an Accounting and Payroll career.
We use a unique integrated learning system (ILS) so students can study at their own pace and schedule.
From Nova Scotia to British Columbia, we have over 40 locations across Canada. Find out why we are Canada’s largest college network!
You have access to a personal on-campus learning coach to support you along your training journey.
Our courses also teach you job hunting and resume building techniques. You will leave your training prepared to get the job you want.
How can you get started?
Studying at AOLCC can open up the doors for a successful Accounting and Payroll career. All you have to do is take the first step! Contact an admissions advisor today to discuss your training.
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