Bookkeeping Payroll Assistant

Bookkeeping Payroll Assistant

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Campus:
Arnprior Campus
Ottawa Campus
Delivery:
On Campus
Program Length:
31 weeks
Diploma Issued:
ontario

Become A Bookkeeping Payroll Assistant

Start a fast-track career in Bookkeeping and Payroll in only 28 weeks! Are you are organized, focused, and detail-orientated? If so, then a rewarding career in Bookkeeping and Payroll could be perfect for you. Training in Bookkeeping and Payroll can open a wide range of career opportunities. Finance professionals work in almost every industry from non-profit to high finance. The 31-week course material starts with the basics and moves to more advanced content covering Microsoft Office Applications, Financial and Managerial Accounting, Payroll, Business Communications, and Career Management. Whether you choose a career in payroll, accounting, bookkeeping, or finance, Willis College trains you for future success.

Is this program right for you?

This diploma program provides you with a well-rounded exposure to the professional business environment through Bookkeeping and Payroll courses that offer hands-on training. This accounting training helps you develop practical business knowledge appropriate for a wide range of careers. With hands-on training through our Payroll and Bookkeeping program, you are job-ready the moment you graduate. Our diploma program contains general business courses, bookkeeping courses, payroll courses, Simply Accounting, and QuickBooks software training.

If you are interested in pursuing a professional business career and want to join the workforce with experience within a year, the Bookkeeping Payroll Assistant program from Willis College could be perfect for you.
This program is an excellent fit for:

  • Someone who works well with numbers and excels at problem-solving and is detail-oriented
  • A mature student who has previous job experience looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills that are relevant to today’s job market
  • A recent graduate who wants to specialize in an emerging and in-demand business field
  • Someone who wants to fast-track to a new and exciting career in business

Ottawa Campus Programs, as of September 7th, 2021, will be delivered in a hybrid learning environment.

Between now and March 30, 2022, many Willis College programs will be delivered using a hybrid learning model. This means you will have the opportunity to learn in person at our campus or remotely during scheduled classroom hours.  Further updates will be given as we are advised by the ministry of colleges and universities.

We are available to help you with your career goals and you don’t need to worry about how you are going to plan your future education. We are conducting all of our Admissions Meetings and School Information Sessions virtually or in-person to help you start your career training this year!

 

Total program length is 31 weeks
28 instructional weeks
Up to 3 weeks of breaks

Job Market

Successful graduates of this program may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

  • Administrative Officer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Customer Services Representative – Financial Services
  • Administrative Clerk
  • Accounting and Related Clerks
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant

Salary Information

Average Wage ($/hr) – $21.00
High Wage ($/hr) – $32.97
National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 1241, 1311, 1431 ,1432
Source: noc.esdc.gc.ca & www.jobbank.ca

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:
Canadian High School diploma or equivalent. Willis College Admission’s Team uses the Wonderlic assessment tool.

For Mature Students:
If you don’t have a High School Diploma, we have admissions options specifically for you depending on which province you are in enrolling. Please contact us to see how our Admissions Team can help you achieve your new career.

Are you looking to apply as an International Student?

Find out more about international student admissions requirements.

Program Outline

  • Business Communications I - English Essentials I
  • Business Communications II - Written Communication I
  • Business Communications III - Oral Presentation I
  • Career Management
  • Digital Marketing Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting I – Accounting Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting II - The Accounting Cycle
  • Financial Accounting III - Special Journals & Reporting
  • Financial Accounting IV - Asset Accounting
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows & 0utlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Payroll I – Introduction
  • Payroll II – Intermediate
  • QuickBooks with Payroll I
  • Sage Simply Accounting with Payroll I
  • Strategic Web Design
  • Taxation - Personal I
My experiences at Willis College have been life-changing. In completing my program, I grew in many ways. My confidence increased and I was amazed at my own capabilities, which I didn’t recognize until coming to Willis. The atmosphere at Willis made me feel like I belonged to a large family; that we were all in it together to succeed. Hats off to the staff of Willis College because they work together as a team and everyone helps everyone. No one falls through the cracks. Thank you Willis College. Sharon Schwartz Willis College

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