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 Bookkeeping
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SchoolCentennial College
LocationToronto, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 24,334
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission
Cost

This cost estimate is based on two semesters, and includes incidental fees.
Scholarships
DescriptionThe two-semester Bookkeeping program at Centennial College allows you to earn a certificate that serves as a pathway to the Certified Bookkeeper designation with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB). Membership in the CIB opens the door to a variety of positions, including bookkeeper, accounts receivable/payable supervisor, payroll administrator and office manager. Once you complete this certificate program, you will also be eligible to transfer, with credits, into Centennial's two-or three-year Accounting programs to earn a diploma or advanced diploma.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Complete bookkeeping functions within the accounting cycle, including accounts receivables, payables, inventory, and payroll processing using relevant software and operating systems.
  • Apply general accepted accounting principles to produce financial statements and reports for proprietorships, partnerships and corporations.
  • Prepare individual income tax returns in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations using tax preparation software.
  • Develop a plan to support the management needs of the bookkeeping function, including planning, forecasting, budgeting, cost and revenue management.
  • Use spreadsheet and database programs, including Excel and Access, to create and produce reports for business analysis, identification of trends and decision-making.



This course will be asynchronous online, meaning you can access and engage with the course material anytime, anywhere, each week.
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