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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 online Accounting Assistant program is designed to give students a basic understanding of office procedures, bookkeeping, Sage and Quickbooks computerized accounting software as well as corporate and financial accounting fundamentals. 

Students will develop the skills required to obtain an entry-level position as an Administrative Assistant, Bookkeeper, or Accounting Assistant.

  • Learn common administrative office procedures 
  • Learn manual bookkeeping and accounting processes
  • Learn to prepare financial statements, budgets, and financial records
  • Apply the concepts of manual bookkeeping to computerized accounting programs such as Sage and Quickbooks which are commonly used in workplaces
  • Learn how to use a keyboard properly and how to navigate around common Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Develop your written and oral business communication skills

Accounting Assistant Program Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 4-week full-time practicum where you will work alongside industry professionals.

what you could be earning in less than one year$27,268 - $41,600wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration32 Weeks
  • Access course materials anytime and anywhere through our web-based student portal
  • Contact your fellow classmates and instructors through our online forums
  • Weekly study schedule will keep you on track and motivated
  • Coast to coast lifetime career services is available to students and graduates - contact us online or at our ground campuses for assistance with resume and cover letter development, interview preparation and job search
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify


Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program 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

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