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Benefits of Earning a Diploma in Accounting and Payroll Administrator
  • According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the Median Hourly Wage for Accounting and Payroll Administrator was $18.34.Whereas the Median Hourly Wage for all occupations was $23.00.
  • High Demand: From 2011-2020, job openings are expected to total 138,984. while only 145,971 job seekers will be available to fill these job openings.
  • 86% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81%. for all occupations.

Accounting and Payroll Administrator
Financial Aid & Scholarships Available
  • Government Student Loan.
  • RBC Royal Credit Line for Students.
  • There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as HRSDC or WorkSafe.

Accounting and Payroll experts are in great demand and the Accounting and Payroll Administrator program equips you with the necessary skills for this job market. The 40 – week program in one of our featured schools aims to give you practical experience in key areas of accounting and payroll in small and big businesses. The curriculum deals with accounting and payroll fundamentals and business accounting cycle primarily and also has specialized courses dealing with payroll compliance legislation such as Canada Pension Plan, Income Tax Act and Employment Insurance Act. Computer and Accounting software training in Simply Accounting and ACCPAC are also offered and administrative skills are taught. For greater advantage in the job market, in addition to the Accounting and Payroll Administrator Diploma, students can also access the Payroll Compliance Practitioner's Program (PCP) of the Canadian Payroll Association and the Certified Payroll Management Program (CPMP). This certification is a nationally recognized one, so it gives you an edge in the competitive market. A five-week practicum at the end of the program including job searching techniques prepares students to enter the field fully prepared. Bank teller/clerk, benefits/ payroll officer, audit clerk and accounts receivable/ payable clerk are some of the job opportunities presented to graduates of this program.

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