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Accounting and Payroll Administrator

Diploma 40 weeks

As an Accounting and Payroll Administrator, you will play a key role in any business. Earn an Accounting and Payroll Administrator diploma at CDI College to equip you for the demands of the current job market. 

A Diploma in Accounting 

By completing the Accounting and Payroll Administrator program, you’ll gain computer and office administration skills and a practical foundation in Accounting, Computerized Accounting Systems, and Payroll. Accounting courses will prepare you to enter the workforce by teaching you how to do journal entries, read financial statements, and adjust accounts. Bookkeeping courses will teach you the fundamental principles of reporting business activities. 

 

Upon graduation, you will have on-the-job experience through a practicum placement, which will take you beyond introductory principles as you’ll have the opportunity to practice your skills using industry-standard accounting software applications. 

National Payroll Institute Designation

The National Payroll Institute’s PCP designation is the foundation for a successful career in payroll.  The PCP courses will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the legislative requirements to keep your organization compliant throughout the annual payroll cycle. When you achieve the designation, you join a growing community of supportive professionals and gain access to the resources you need to stay current and compliant.

 

The PCP designation requires three core payroll courses, an Introduction to Accounting course transfer credit and one year of weighted payroll work experience:

 

  1. Payroll Compliance Legislation
  2. Payroll Fundamentals 1 – Prerequisite: Payroll Compliance Legislation
  3. Payroll Fundamentals 2 – Prerequisites: Payroll Compliance Legislation and Payroll Fundamentals 1
  4. Introduction to Accounting - must be completed at a post-secondary institution
  5. PCP Work Experience Requirement Application (a minimum of one year weighted payroll work experience)

 

All PCP courses, including the Introduction to Accounting transfer credit course, require a passing grade of 65%.

 

For more information visit www.payroll.ca, or email the Professional Certification Department at certification@payroll.ca

Campus Availability

  • Brampton
  • Mississauga
  • North York
  • Scarborough

The hands-on training helped me a great deal. I was able to upgrade a lot of my computer skills and get a lot of knowledge and be ready for the job market. 

Winsleen B.
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