Accounting and Payroll Administration Professional

Accounting & Payroll Administrators help businesses in everyday financial and administrative functions. Graduates of this program will be able to apply generally accepted accounting principles, prepare accounting documentation, be able to use computerized accounting systems, and much more. In 43 weeks, students can be certified and on their way to a new and exciting career.


Our training in bookkeeping and payroll careers from Sunview College provides a solid foundation for professional development in computerized accounting and payroll systems. Students will learn the professional and ethical standards required to work in the Canadian Payroll industry. Education in this field can allow you to advance in your field and potentially earn a higher salary.

Course Benefits

This exceptional program qualifies graduates for careers such as;

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant – to name a few.

Numerous outstanding employers hire Sunview College grads, including:

  • General merchandise stores & grocery stores
  • Car dealers
  • Variety stores & specialty retail stores
  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • Insurance companies
  • Federal, provincial and municipal government
  • Accounting and bookkeeping firms
  • Manufacturing establishments

Typical salaries for Office Accounting and Business administration graduates are as below : Average Wage ($/hr) – 18.00
High Wage ($/hr) – 30.00
NOC 1231

Job Duties

Main duties for people in this field could be:

  • Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems
  • Post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balance of books,maintain general ledgers and prepare financial statements
  • Complete and submit tax remittance forms, workers’ compensation forms, pension contribution forms and other government documents
  • Prepare tax returns and perform other personal bookkeeping services
  • Prepare other statistical,financial and accounting reports

Course Structure


Unit ID Unit Name
001 Student Success Strategies
002 MS Word (Microsoft Office User Specialist)
003 MS Excel (Microsoft Office User Specialist)
004 MS Excel – Basic
005 MS Excel – Advanced
006 MS Access
007 MS Outlook
008 MS PowerPoint
009 Office Administration Procedures
010 Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting I
011 Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting II
012 QuickBooks
013 Simply Accounting
014 ACCPAC Part 1 G/L
015 ACCPAC Part 2 A/R
016 ACCPAC Part 3 A/P
017 Canadian Tax Practice
018 Payroll Administration I
019 Windows Phone App Development
020 Payroll Administration II
021 Business Mathematics
022 Business Law and Ethics
023 Business Communication
024 Employment Success Strategies

Entry Requirements


    • Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent


  • Mature Student (18 years of age or older) & A passing SLE TEST

Next Steps

Get the Support You Need to Launch a Successful Career

Sunview training isn’t about getting a diploma – it’s about making your career. Our emphasis is on practicality, and we believe that once concepts are understood in theory, your focus should be on the practical. By minimizing the amount of reading and increasing the hands-on practical experience, you will be better prepared to face any challenges with a new found confidence. We provide a practical approach and guidance for students looking to secure good placements in strong organizations in Canada. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Get Started

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Accounting and Payroll administration and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, an Admissions Counsellor would be happy to answer any questions you have and help with everything from scheduling to financial aid.

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