Professional Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll Administration

  • Program Details
  • Program Credential


  • Program Duration

36 Weeks

900 Hours

  • Program Status

Registration Open

Get Trained in Canadian Tax and Payroll Laws

Finances play an imperative role in any business. Therefore, in order for a business to stay  productive, efficient, in addition to staying  profitable, finances must be closely monitored.
Bookkeeping services help businesses reduce unproductive time, wasted money as well as avoid tax liability. You can become a valuable member of any business organization, with the skill-set gained from an accounting and payroll administrator program.

  • Prepare yourself for the workforce with payroll administration, as well as bookkeeping services.
  • Equip yourself with core accounting competencies.
  • Learn Canadian Payroll regulations, coupled with Income Tax standards.

Your Career

Bookkeeping and Payroll Certification

As you become well versed in Canadian payroll and income tax standards you will be responsible for payroll verification in addition to processing and assigning pay benefit entitlements to employees.

By providing payroll administration, together with bookkeeping services ,you will maintain clear, accurate records of accounts and financial transactions.


Duties and Responsibilities

As a professional accounting, bookkeeping and payroll administrator you may be responsible for some or all of the following duties:

  • Calculating, preparing and issuing documents related to accounts such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements along with other financial statements using computerized and manual systems
  • Coding, totaling, batching, entering, verifying as well as reconciling transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, purchase orders, cheques, invoices, cheque requisitions and bank statements in a ledger or computer system
  • Compiling budget data and documents based on estimated revenues and expenses coupled with previous budgets
  • Preparing period or cost statements or reports
  • Calculating costs of materials, overhead as well as other expenses based on estimates, quotations and price lists
  • Responding to customer inquiries, maintaining good customer relations and solving problems
  • Preforming related clerical duties; such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems and faxing

In addition to theoretical training, hands-on skill based learning helps you develop an in-depth knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping and payroll administration principles. As a result you will be prepared for industry certifications.

Additionally, BizTech College’s accounting and payroll administrator program helps you to prepare for:

You may wish to join the Canadian Payroll Association, to stand out to employers, and showcase your qualifications.


Learning Outcomes


  • Highly Organized Gain a strong attention to detail to help you keep accurate, clear financial records.
  • Qualified The expertise you gain in Canadian income tax standards will allow you to handle an organizations payroll administration.
  • Professional Persona Build effective communication strategies for business.

Throughout the duration of BizTech College’s Professional Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll Administration diploma you will gain an in-depth knowledge in the following areas:

  • An understanding of computers and the use of cloud-based systems for versatile technical settings
  • Microsoft Excel and Word curriculum designed to validate and based on Microsoft IT Certifications
  • Strong and applied understanding of fundamental accounting throughout the accounting cycle.
  • Practical learning with QuickBooks software for financial assessments and predictions
  • Advanced accounting concepts such as inventory, capital expenses and payroll using Sage 50 software
  • Creation and maintenance of secure Sage 300 ERP databases for bank reconciliations and tax reporting.
  • Understanding provincial requirements for payroll legislation and its application under various Acts.
  • The nature and structure of the Canadian Income Tax Act with emphasis on the personal and small business aspects.
  • Business communication, effective strategies and tools, for successfully applying communication skills to achieve set goals.


Free Accounting Software

Upon graduation you will have become well-versed in payroll administration and bookkeeping services. A one-year no-cost subscription to QuickBooks and Sage 50 accounting software for your personal computer allow you to master course materials and core accounting principles.

Students looking to enroll in our Applied Business Management program must first meet the following pre-requisites:

  • High school diploma or equivalent OR
  • Mature student status (18 years old and over)
  • Successful completion of the Wonderlic test

BizTech College’s accounting and payroll administrator program will prepare you to meet the demand for professional bookkeeping and payroll administrators across Canada. Through 2024, it is estimated 68,200 new jobs will open up nationwide.

As a result of successfully completing BizTech College’s Professional Accounting, Bookkeeping and Payroll Administration course you will be able to see employment in a variety of roles. For this reason you may find employment as a:

  • Accounting Administrator
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Administrator
  • Budget Coordinator
  • Collections Officer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Junior Accountant
  • Tax Auditor