Start Dates & Ontario Colleges Program Codes:
Fall Start (September): 0206
Winter Start (January): 0260
A Future You Can Count On!
A Future You Can Count On! Do you have strong people skills and a love of logic and reasoning? Then the Business - Accounting program is for you.
Designed for students who want to develop skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level accounting position, this two-year program begins with a common Business first year, which upon successful completion, will earn you a certificate in Business Fundamentals.
Your second year in the program will give you the perfect foundation to continue building your studies or to enter the workforce. On successful completion of this program, you will be given the option of completing one additional year in the Business Administration - Accounting program.
- Prepares you for a career in all areas of business, particularly in the small business enterprise sector
- Graduates have the option of completing one additional year in the Business Administration – Accounting program
- Train for a position in either the private or public sector
Program Learning Outcomes
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- record financial transactions in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships, private enterprises, publicly accountable enterprises and non-profit organizations.
- prepare and present financial statements, reports and other documents in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships and private enterprises.
- contribute to recurring decision-making by applying fundamental management accounting concepts.
- prepare individuals’ income tax returns and basic tax planning in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
- analyze organizational structures, the interdependence of functional areas and the impact those relationships can have on financial performance.
- analyze, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technological advances and the environment on an organization’s operations.
- outline the elements of an organization’s internal control system and risk management.
- contribute to recurring decision-making by applying fundamental financial management concepts.
Upon graduation from the Business - Accounting program, you can expect to find employment in entry-level accounting positions in organizations, whether business, financial, or non-profit. Career categories include Bookkeepers, Accounting Data Entry Clerks, Accounts Payable Clerks, Accounts Receivable Clerks, or Junior Accountants.
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