Get the essential skills to start with a career in Accounting.
The Business - Accounting Ontario College Diploma program balances accounting theory with tools used in the industry. This two-year program equips you with the essential skills for various entry-level accounting positions.
Learn how to complete accounting tasks, from conducting bookkeeping responsibilities to preparing financial statements and personal income tax returns. Expand your knowledge of various business concepts including economics and finance.
Explore accounting concepts while sharpening your communication, math and technological skills. Courses incorporate accounting software to strengthen your computer literacy and provide you with up-to-date technical skills, which are essential in this field.
In the program`s final semester, you have the opportunity to apply for a work placement to practise your skills in a real work setting. See Additional Information for eligibility requirements.
Students considering a professional accounting designation or an accounting credential are advised to make inquiries with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) before deciding to complete this program. See Additional Information for further details.
This program prepares you for entry-level positions in:
payables and receivables
Graduates typically find employment in roles such as:
accounts payable clerk
accounts receivable clerk
junior staff accountant
This program is well-suited for students who:
Enjoy problem solving and critical-thinking activities.
Are inquisitive and have an analytical nature.
Can work well independently and in a group.
Are detailed-oriented, organized and adaptable.
Are comfortable using a variety of computer applications.
Possess a high standard of ethics.