Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll are areas that are existent in all forms of business, all over the world. Today, the demand for accountants has increased as more and more businesses continue to expand and diversify across the country. Knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll can prepare you for a secure and successful future with the scope for further growth to expand your career horizons.
Most programs today will not only teach you the fundamentals of accounting, they will also give you practical experience of a working office environment. Companies are continuously on the lookout for employees who are in tune with the latest developments in bookkeeping and accounting software and applications. Most courses will teach you the basic elements of double entry bookkeeping as well as how to analyze and prepare financial statements. Banking activities, procedures regarding payroll and the calculation of sales tax will also be covered. Other aspects that are covered include retail invoicing, job costing, general ledger, Canadian payroll, inventory control and sales analysis. Students will also learn to operate Quickbooks software, which is used for the speedy processing of payroll. Working knowledge of other small business accounting software like Simply Accounting and Myob will also be helpful.
Corporate accounting is another lucrative field for accounting professionals and it differs slightly from ordinary accounting. Knowledge of ACCPAC is necessary as well as working experience in areas like depreciation, plant assets, retained earnings, stockholders' equity and analyzing and preparing corporate financial reports. Most graduates of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll find immediate employment in a variety of capacities such as Administrative Assistant, Inventory Control Clerk, Data Entry or General Office and Reception duties. Knowledge of the various aspects of accounting guarantees you a bright future and a career that you can continually build on.
Canadian Provinces with Career Colleges offering diplomas, programs or courses in Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll