If you’re currently responsible for processing payroll, do not have formal payroll training and are not certified, you may wonder if you should take the time to do so.
The Accounting and Payroll Administrator diploma program at Reeves College will provide you with a competitive advantage as you enter the job market.
Payroll and Accounting experts are key to every business and you will become well versed in the accounting cycle by learning about double entry bookkeeping including debits and credits, assets and liabilities as well as journal entries and preparing year-end financial statements.
Students of the Accounting and Payroll Administrator diploma program learn how to process payroll in Canada by learning about legislation such as the Canada Pension Plan, the Employment Insurance Act and the Income Tax Act. Students also learn how to calculate regular net pay; termination payments and complete a Record of Employment (ROE). At the end of Payroll Fundamentals II, students know how to calculate remittances to federal, provincial and third party stakeholders; prepare accounting documentation for payroll and complete year end documentation.
Along with an Accounting and Payroll Administrator diploma, graduates can also access the Canadian Payroll Association’s Payroll Compliance Practitioner Program (PCP), which allows for a greater advantage in the competitive job market. At the end of the program, students enter a practicum, complete with job search training.
Reeves College graduates receive an Accounting and Payroll Administrator diploma and are fully prepared to enter the field in a number of roles, including bank teller/clerk, accounts receivable/ payable clerk, benefits/ payroll officer, or audit clerk.