Accounting Clerk - Microcomputer 2906

About Centennial
Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.
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Program code: 2906
School: School of Business
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Program Type: Post-secondary program
Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters
Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer
Location: Progress Campus
Tel: 416-289-5000, ext. 2280

Accounting is a key function in every business. From accounts payable to payroll, Centennial’s Microcomputer program will prepare you for the industry. You’ll take on in-depth finance and computer courses to meet the industry’s demands. Learn to process ad store payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable information, along with industry-recognized software including Simply Accounting for Windows, QuickBooks and the GL, A/R, and A/P modules of ACCPAC for Windows. Additional business software applications include Windows, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.


Semester 1 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
ACCT-112 Financial Accounting 1 Progress Campus
ACCT-226 Taxation 1 Progress Campus
COMP-106 Applied Business Software 1 Progress Campus
HRMT-318 Payroll Progress Campus
OMGT-129 Business Operations Progress Campus

Semester 2 Courses
Course Code Course Title Campus
ACCT-150 Small Business Software Progress Campus
ACCT-221 Financial Accounting 2 Progress Campus
ACCT-222 Management Accounting 1 Progress Campus
ACCT-228 Accounting Microcomputer Applications 1 Progress Campus
COMP-126 Applied Business Software 2 Progress Campus

Program Highlights

  • Learn in small classes which are taught in a lab environment that is fully equipped with an integrated network of computer systems
  • Courses are qualified for exemptions with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB)
  • Develop your accounting and business communication skills while gaining an overview of other business functions in an organization
  • Connect and learn from a team of professors with strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise, and extensive business and management experience
  • Advance your education: transferring into another accounting program is easy


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
Academic Requirements
  • For applicants who are currently attending high school in Ontario, your midterm and final grades will be transmitted automatically to the college.
Career Outlook
Graduates are prepared to work as:
  • Accounting Clerks
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Bookkeepers
  • Accounts Receivable/ Payable Clerks