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Accounting and Payroll Administrator Courses


Accounting & Payroll Administrator Courses in Winnipeg


  • Basic Accounting
  • This introductory basic accounting course presents the accounting cycle beginning with journalizing transactions and ending with the production of financial statements. Topics include accounting concepts and practices, recording transactions, adjusting accounts, preparation of worksheets and the closing process, payroll accounting, and preparation of financial statements for service and merchandising businesses.
  • Advanced Accounting
  • This course is the continued application of accounting principles and practices as related to corporations and partnerships as well as the analysis of financial statements. Topics include capital assets, current and long-term liabilities, partnership accounting, organization and operation of corporations, reporting income and retained earnings, earnings per share, installment notes payable and bonds, statement of changes in financial position, and analyzing financial statements.
  • Computerized Accounting
  • This course is designed to provide in-depth understanding of Simply Accounting, an integrated computerized accounting package, including payroll. Topics include the general ledger, accounts receivable transactions, accounts payable transactions, setting up company files, payroll transactions, inventory management, end-of-period processing, and generating financial statements and accounting reports.
  • Computerized Accounting II
  • This course is designed to provide practical application of accounting principles using another accounting package, Quick Books. Topics include systems basics and file setup, general ledger setup, invoicing and purchasing transactions, accounts payable and receivable, cash receipts and disbursements, job costing and reporting, payroll setup and processing and working with budgets, business analysis and business simulations.
  • Managerial Accounting
  • This course focuses on managerial and cost accounting concepts and analysis with respect to how a manager assesses costs for decision-making purposes. Topics include manufacturing activities, production management, process-cost accounting, cost allocation and activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, the master budget, and capital budgeting. I
  • Payroll Administration
  • This course begins with introducing the functions, objectives and responsibilities of the payroll department. It then guides the student through the complete payroll process. The calculations of deductions and benefits are detailed. Topics include payroll processing methods, hours of work, leaves, terminations, payroll deductions, taxable benefits, pension plans, EI premiums, income tax, calculating net pay and records of employment. Further topics include sales and service tax, payroll accounting, payroll government remittances, year-end processes, Workers’ Compensation, company benefit plan administration and auxiliary programs.
  • Spreadsheets
  • This course provides the opportunity to study the operation and application of Microsoft® Excel, a spreadsheet package. Topics include building a spreadsheet, creating formulas, using functions, creating charts, maps, and graphics, list and data management, worksheet and workbook management, creating and printing reports, designing and creating forms, macros operations, data analysis, and connectivity with other programs.
  • Career Development
  • This seminar provides an opportunity for the student to apply the techniques and processes for developing a career path and to learn lifetime career management tools and skills. Topics include career-planning, job searching, developing career search documents, refining interview skills, and preparing for a new position.
  • Internship
  • The internship component of the program is the practical application of a student’s knowledge and skills in an industry environment. The industry shall be directly related to the student’s program of study. The internship requires full-time day attendance working in the industry setting. The duration of the internship is one month, during which the student must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 4 weeks of work, 2.0 credit hours.


• Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
• Pass an entrance test administrated by Herzing College
• Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field

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