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Improve your bottom line with an Accounting Assistant diploma

Accounting Assistants or administrative professionals with accounting knowledge are integral to any office setting. Not only do they have the skills needed to manage and perform office procedures, they can also perform basic accounting and bookkeeping. Employment opportunities exist for Accounting Assistants across many industries, in the private and public sectors and in organizations of all sizes.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • brandon
  • online

Program Highlights

The Robertson College Calgary Accounting Assistant diploma program is designed to prepare you for the role of an entry-level accounting professional with courses covering accounting and bookkeeping fundamentals, computerized accounting software and key business skills.

  • Learn the fundamentals of accounting and bookkeeping and understand how to apply manual bookkeeping using journals
  • Understand financial accounting principles and practices
  • Gain basic computer skills and learn to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Access)
  • Learn to use computerized accounting software including Quickbooks and Sage50 Accounting
  • Develop written and oral business communications skills

Accounting Assistant Program Practicum

Participate in a 4-week work practicum to gain valuable work experience before graduation.

what you could be earning in less than one year$30,920 - $46,217wage data taken from:
program duration32 Weeks
  • Multiple intakes throughout the year
  • Career services available to students including assistance with resume and cover letter development, interview preparation and job search
  • Financial assistance and student aid is available to those who qualify

Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified to work across many different industries, in the private and public sectors and in organizations of all sizes.

  • Administrative Professional
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable Administrator
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Receptionist

Upcoming Event

Business Administration Management Information Session

If you have ever thought about working in marketing & sales, financial services, human resources or management, the Business Administration Management diploma program at Robertson College offers the foundation and training you need for a successful career in just under a year. Join us for our upcoming program information session to find out more about what this program has to offer. Register online or by calling 403.920.0070. [ More Information ]

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