Accounting and Payroll Administration

BUSINESS & FINANCE


Program code: ACC.PAY.ADM.DIP

Credential Awarded: Diploma

Program Duration: 10 months

Delivery: Full-time

Delivery Mode: Online / On-campus

Program Intake: Winter 2021 | Summer 2021 | Fall 2021

Please Note: Weekday and Weekend Schedules are available, Please contact the college for more                            details

Program Overview

Accounting and Payroll Administration is a post secondary diploma program designed for valued careers, including Financial Assistant, Audit Assistant, Bookkeeper, Payroll Administrator, and Accounts manager.

The program covers a detailed study on accounting, bookkeeping and payroll fundamentals, legal and ethical aspects of business operations, fundamentals of Canadian tax laws, and office administration procedures. Students will also gain practical knowledge in essential software like SAGE 300 ERP (Accpac), SAGE 50 (Simply Accounting), Quick books pro and MS Office programs such as advanced Word & Excel, Essential features of Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

The curriculum also includes Employment and Student Success-Strategy courses to make students job-ready. Under the NACPT faculty’s guidance, students will learn resume and cover letter preparations, mock interviews, and self-awareness and self-management strategies through experiential situations.

ACCOUNTING & PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE AND COURSE DESCRIPTION

 

Code Course

 Course Title

APA001

MS Office Access
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. In this course, students will learn the features of MS Access to maintain
    3.          and manage large amounts of information by using relational databases.
    4.          2. Students will examine the basic database concepts, create and modify
    5.          databases and their various objectives.
    6.          3. They will learn how to store, link, and manage data using a single
    7.          relational database application and its associated tools.

APA002

Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting Fundamentals
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course introduces students to bookkeeping and financial
    3.          accounting fundamentals, the basic structure of bookkeeping and financial
    4.          reporting, and accounting for liabilities and assets.
    5.          2. It also covers the purpose, implementation methods, and effectiveness
    6.          of strategies involved in making sound financial decisions.

APA003

SAGE 300 ERP (Accpac – Part 1 G/L)
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course is the first of three Accpac courses
    3.          and concentrates on General Ledger (G/L).
    4.          2. Students will learn how to set up a company and chart accounts
    5.          and enter transactions to generate financial statements.

APA004

SAGE 300 ERP (Accpac – Part 3 A/P)
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course is the second of the three Accpac
    3.          courses and focuses on Accounts Payable.
    4.          2. Students will learn how to set up the Sub ledgers,
    5.          Bank and Tax Services, the Accounts Payable module,
    6.          setup vendors and enter vendor information, process payments
    7.          for invoices, post adjustments, print reports, and more.

APA005

Canadian Tax Practice
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of Canadian
    3.          tax law and practice concerning individuals and corporations.
    4.          2. Students will learn how to determine income taxes
    5.          for business and investment activities.
    6.          3. They will also learn to analyze alternatives on an after-tax basis
    7.          and make decisions and recommendations based on the analysis.

APA006

SAGE 50 (Simply Accounting)
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course will provide students with an overview of Simply Accounting.
    3.          2. Students will develop practical knowledge in setting up General Ledger,
    4.          Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Inventory, and Service modules.
    5.          3. Each lecture will introduce students to a case study to apply Simply
    6.          Accounting from the company’s perspective.

APA007

MS Office Word
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course builds advanced skills for creating and formatting
    3.          complex business documents such as online forms, personalized mailings,
    4.          or citing reference sources.
    5.          2. Students will also learn commands for creating and formatting tables,
    6.          inserting and modifying pictures or shapes, merging, and sharing documents.
    7.          3. Besides, this course will give students an overview of the ongoing
    8.          evolution of applications.

 

Code Course

 Course Title

APA008

MS Office Outlook
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course focuses on the structure of MS Outlook and its various
    3.          modules to coordinate communications and collaborations with others.
    4.          2. Modules covered include Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Notes and
    5.          other features commonly used for collaboration purposes such as creating and
    6.          distributing lists or groups, cleaning up your system, marking junk mail,
    7.          and how to check the size of your Outlook data file.

APA009

Business Law and Ethics
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course is an introduction to fundamental legal and
    3.          ethical aspects of business operations.
    4.          2. Students will understand the Canadian legal system and how
    5.          different forms of businesses (sole proprietorships, partnerships,
    6.          and corporations) are regulated. Other covered areas include employment
    7.          law, consumer law, and competition law.
    8.          3. The course also emphasizes the importance of ethics
    9.          and social responsibility in business.
    10.          4. Students will learn to identify and resolve ethical issues
    11.          encountered in enterprises through case studies.

APA0010

Office Administration Procedures
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course introduces students to the best practices and
    3.          digital tools required in office administration.
    4.          2. Students will examine various significant front office
    5.          management elements, guest services, communication, document formatting,
    6.          filing, and record keeping. They will also understand the role of Administrative
    7.          Office Assistants in supporting the management team by organizing, presenting,
    8.         distributing, archiving, and securing the information.

APA0011

Business Communication
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course provides students a comprehensive view of business
    3.          communication practices and the importance of a well-conducted and
    4.          well-managed communication process for the business and the individual’s success.
    5.          2. Students will learn about the various ways of ensuring communication
    6.          effectiveness in different settings, media, forms, and formats.
    7.          3. They will also learn how to build personal credibility, deliver and
    8.          receive positive and negative feedback, improve listening skills, appreciate
    9.          diversity in the workplace, rephrase for better relationships, deal with
    10.          difficult people, and handle adverse situations.
    11.          4. The course includes interactive exercises allowing participants
    12.          to practice and improve their communication skills.

APA0012

Payroll Administration 1
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. The course covers the basics of payroll administration.
    3.          Students will acquire in-depth knowledge of payroll rules and regulations.
    4.          2. They will develop the ability to define employment status, pay for regular
    5.          hours, overtime, travel, and fringe benefits, and vacation time.
    6.          3. Students will also be able to deal with regulations, procedures, and
    7.          requirements for garnishments, unclaimed paychecks, reporting, penalty
    8.          assessments, amended returns, and other non-routine instances.
    9.          4. They will be proficient at generating pay cheques using computer software.

APA0013

SAGE 300 ERP (Accpac – Part 2 A/R)
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. The course covers Employment Insurance, Canadian Pension Plan,
    3.          and the Income Tax Act, Students will understand how to determine
    4.          employee deductions and employers’ contributions to the employment
    5.          insurance and pension funds.
    6.          3. Students will be able to assess income taxes and
    7.          compensation for contracted work.
    8.          4. They will also understand how to close payroll
    9.          at the end of the year.

APA0014

Payroll Administration II
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course converges on Accounts Receivable operations.
    3.          2. Students will gain knowledge on maintaining an efficient record
    4.          of client transactions and information for A/R management.
    5.          3. They will also develop the ability to navigate through Accpac
    6.          to set up a company, setting up a G/L, producing a chart
    7.          of accounts, and entering transactions.

 

Code Course

 Course Title

APA0015

Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting Intermediate
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course is Part II of two introductory bookkeeping and
    3.          financial accounting courses that will help provide insight into
    4.          bookkeeping and financial accounting in the context of why it exists,
    5.          its implementation, its effectiveness in making financial decisions,
    6.          and the evolution of accounting.
    7.          2. This course will cover two main topics: (1) accounting for partnerships
    8.          and corporate transactions, and (2) analysis of accounting information. In
    9.          understanding the basic accounting structure, students will learn about partnerships,
    10.          corporations, the statement of retained earnings, long-term liabilities,
    11.          investments, and international operations.

APA0016

Quickbooks
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course will provide students with an overview of QuickBooks
    3.          for accounting for small to medium-sized businesses.
    4.          2. Students will develop practical knowledge of setting up new files,
    5.          creating a company, creating a chart of accounts, accounting for
    6.          routine and unusual transactions.
    7.          3. Each lecture will introduce students to a unique real-world case study,
    8.          and students will have the opportunity to walk through the QuickBooks
    9.          content from the company’s perspective.

APA0017

MS Office Excel
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. Students will gain advanced skills working in Excel with
    3.          a wide range of business documents while building and working with
    4.          financial models, carrying out detailed data analysis, and
    5.          automating tasks by recording macros.
    6.          2. Students will learn to use advanced formatting features,
    7.          create and manipulate charts, work with different graphics types,
    8.          and use various analyzing, organizing, linking, and sharing workbooks.

APA0018

MS Office PowerPoint
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. MS PowerPoint 2010 teaches students how to create and manage
    3.          presentations using various core and intermediate features.
    4.          2. Some topics, although appearing to be related to basic skill sets,
    5.          are discussed in more detail, exploring at a higher level different
    6.          options that can be chosen or applied for that skillset

APA0019

Business Mathematics
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. Business Mathematics introduces basic mathematical concepts
    3.          and methods used in the fields of business and finance.
    4.          2. Students will learn the mathematics involved in payroll, retailing,
    5.          asset valuation, interest, finance, and the time value of money.
    6.          3. The course also emphasizes percentages, interest, discounts,
    7.          the arithmetic of payroll, taxes, trade and cash discounts,
    8.          retail prices, consumer credit, and simple interest

APA0020

Employment Success Strategies
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. In the competitive business world, students must be ready
    3.          to present themselves to employers professionally.
    4.          2. Employment Success Strategies is a detailed study of how to
    5.          write impressive and effective resumes and cover letters.
    6.          3. This course also prepares students for individual
    7.          and group interview skills.

APA0021

Student Success Strategies
    1. Course Description
    2.          1. This course focuses on strategies for increasing
    3.          student success in college and life.
    4.          2. The course explores methods for choosing and developing effective
    5.          academic, self-awareness, and self-management strategies.
    6.          3. Students will learn how to become an integral part of the
    7.          college community and maximize their learning capacities.
    8.          4. They will know how to use college resources and build
    9.          relationships with fellow students and instructors.
    10.          5. The course also emphasizes understanding human interdependence,
    11.          diverse cultures, values, and college community perspectives.

NACPT offers a unique job development program to all graduates for free. In this program, graduates will get an opportunity to work with a professional career coach in business administration for creating resumes, conduct mock interviews, and to connect with various industry experts and alumnus. As part of the job development program, the career development team will help NACPT graduates have exclusive access to the job market. This Job Development Program has been designed by NACPT to help the students prepare a career plan knowing the industry better through expert advice.

Following are some of the skills you learn through this program:

● Establish manual and computerized bookkeeping systems

● Maintain general ledgers for financial statements

● Comply with Federal and Provincial payroll legislation

● Provide personal bookkeeping services

● Prepare post journal entries, reconcile accounts and trial balance of books

● Prepare tax returns for individuals and contractors

● Prepare financial and accounting reports

● Prepare and submit government documents (tax remittance forms, workers’ compensation
forms, pension contribution forms)

Careers to be pursued after graduation:

● Accounting Assistant

● Accounting Clerk

● Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk

● Accounts Manager

● Administrative Assistant

● Audit Assistant

● Financial Assistant

● Financial Analyst

● Payroll Administrator

● Payroll clerk

● Budget coordinator

● Bookkeeper

WHO CAN APPLY ?

 

Mature students above or at the age of 18 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent 

International Students

  1. Complete application/registration form. Click here for Online Registration.
  2. Attach a copy of your academic record in your native language and in official/certified English translation.
  3. Students from countries where first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency:
    IELTS Academic: an overall minimum score  of 6.0 (no single test score below 5.0),
    TOEFL: 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 88 (internet based)
  4. Students without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent must write the Wonderlic Assessment Test.
  5. Students who are or above 18 years of age should pass the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test.
    (The assessment will help measure the cognitive ability and problem-solving aptitude of prospective employees
    for a range of occupations.)
  6. Submit your application with required documents to info@nacptpharmacollege.com

Domestic Students

  1. Complete application/registration form. Click here for Online Registration.
  2. Attach a copy of your academic record in your native language and in official/certified English translation.
  3. Students without an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent must write the Wonderlic Assessment Test.
  4. Students who are or above 18 years of age should pass the Wonderlic Contemporary Cognitive Ability Test.
    (The assessment will help measure the cognitive ability and problem-solving aptitude of prospective employees
    for a range of occupations.)
  5. Submit your application with required documents to info@nacptpharmacollege.com

1. Please allow 1-2 business days for the application review.

 

2. Following the application review, the NACPT administrative office will contact the applicant to book a meeting for any grant application (if applicable) and to create the payment plan.

For fee-related inquiries, contact us at 416-412-7374 or email us through info@nacptpharmacollege.com.

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