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Learn the essential skills you need to start a rewarding career as an Accounting Administrator

32-Week Accounting Administrator + Internship Program in Windsor, ON

Accounting Administrators oversee a company’s financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and daily financial entries and reconciliations. In larger organizations, Accounting Administrators, work alongside an Accountant to perform these duties.

Typically, Accounting Administrators perform daily accounting tasks such as monthly financial reporting, general ledger entries, and record payments and adjustments. Often they assist with purchasing, maintain Inventory, and run payroll.

Next Start Date: May 27thAccounting Administrator + Internship Canadian College of Health Science & Technology - Canadian College of Health Science & Technology 1737 Walker Road Windsor Ontario Canada N8W 3P2 If you’re organized, enjoy helping others and are looking to get established in a steady, professional career, consider a career as an Accounting Administrator. Get equipped with essential skills to excel in various financial roles. College of Health Science & Technology

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Accounting Administrator

8.5 Month Diploma | $25.53 – $34.62/hr*

  • Graduates hired by public firms, small businesses & banks
  • Occupations include Accounting Administrator, Accounting Specialist, Accounting Clerk
  • Advance into Staff Accounting, Financial Auditing, Office Management, and more!


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Becoming a Qualified Accounting Administrator

In general, individuals who work in accounting generate data for management so the organization can make better financial decisions. Business owners, shareholders, investors, and many others depend on these financial reports to update its performance and overall success.

Program Outline

Microsoft Office Level 1 & Level 2

This module will provide students with an overview of computer applications, the Windows operating system and the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Students will develop the professional skills needed in the modern business world through a series of projects and simulations in an interactive digital environment. The Level 2 module will continue to focus on the Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel and its applications in business accounting.

Business Communications & Interpersonal Skills

This module will provide students the tools to develop business English and interpersonal communication skills necessary to function in the modern business setting. In addition, this module provides a review of English grammar, sentence structure and punctuation as they apply to business communications. Students will develop effective interpersonal communication skills for managing personal and working relationships. The importance of diversity inclusion and teamwork will also be explored.

Accounting Concepts & Manual Bookkeeping

Students are introduced to fundamental accounting concepts and principles, including GAAP, the Accounting Cycle, Accounting Information Systems and Financial Statements. Students will learn to record business transactions in journals and prepare bank reconciliations. In addition, they will learn about the GL, AR, AP, INV and Payroll modules, assets and liabilities, managing cash, receivables, payables, inventory and payroll.

Payroll Fundamentals & Legislation

Students will learn how to apply payroll legislation and calculate individual pay. All components of individual pay are included, from remuneration, through deductions, to net pay for both regular and non-regular situations. Students will also gain the knowledge and skills to effectively communicate all aspects of the individual pay calculation process to external and internal stakeholders. Students will also learn how to complete Records of Employment.

Sage 50 Accounting

Students will learn about Canada’s number one computerized accounting software system, Sage. Emphasis will be placed upon installing and configuring Sage Accounting and setting up the GL, AR, AP, INV & Payroll. All ledgers and journals, including how to save and back up the books. Preparation for the Sage certification exams is included throughout this module.


This module will provide students with an overview of QuickBooks features with emphasis on the four core accounting modules, GL, AR, AP and INV, and the payroll module. In addition, they will learn how to configure a complete set of books within the QuickBooks environment.

Job Search, Interview Skills & Resume Writing

This module will provide students with the skills to prepare for employment. In addition, they’ll learn how to research employment opportunities within their field of study. Some of the topics included are the preparation of a resume, and cover letters, developing interview skills and how to search for employment.

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Practical “On-The-Job” Training

We believe in learning by doing. That’s why our Accounting Administrator + Internship program emphasizes practical, hands-on training that allows you to apply your knowledge in real-world settings. During your internship, you’ll gain valuable skills and build the confidence needed to excel in your chosen field.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must submit a copy of their Secondary School Diploma (OSSD, GED, or better), if this is not available they will be required to pass the Scholastic Level Exam (SLE).

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The Accounting Administrator + Internship program is approved as a vocational program under the Ontario Career College Act, 2005.

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