(NOC 1311)

Career Description

Accounting technicians and bookkeepers maintain complete sets of books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services.

Duties May Include

  • Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems
  • Post journal entries and reconcile accounts, prepare trial balance of books, maintain general ledgers and prepare financial statements
  • Calculate and prepare cheques for payrolls and for utility, tax and other bills
  • Complete and submit tax remittance forms, workers' compensation forms, pension contribution forms and other government documents
  • Prepare tax returns and perform other personal bookkeeping services
  • Prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports.

Examples of Titles

Accounting bookkeeper
Accounting technician
Finance technician

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Commerce Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Accounting Bachelor; Honours
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Toronto Metropolitan University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting - Finance Certificate; Online
Accounting and Finance Bachelor; Co-op
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business - Accounting Diploma
Business - Accounting Diploma; Online
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration – Accounting Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Business - Accounting Diploma; Online
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Sustainability and Financial Management Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Accounting and Financial Management Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Modified on April 06, 2022