So, you've decided to change the course of your career and return to education! Now you need to choose a program that best suits your interests, allows you to work off your strengths, and will result in promising career opportunities.
There are many reasons why people choose Accounting, Tax & Payroll programs as the golden ticket to a brighter future. Candidates who have strong numerical skills, are highly organized, and have proficient IT skills generally place this program at the top of their list. However, the beauty of taking the right ATP program is that all these skills can be learned in the classroom!
In order to truly succeed in this line of work, you must first be a team player with a keen eye for detail and a tendency for executing work in a procedural way. Your IT and numerical skills will strengthen as you engage in your classes and work to complete the program.
Let’s take a closer look at the benefits of earning your Accounting, Tax & Payroll Diploma:
It gives you a solid foundation in the finance industry
With an Accounting, Tax & Payroll Diploma, you have the education and training required to be successful in a variety of finance positions.
An Accounting, Tax & Payroll program, like the one offered at Sundance College, prepares you with an understanding of many different aspects of the industry. Examples of important areas of study include:
- payroll legislation in Canada
- financial accounting principles
- legislative framework and processes for income tax preparation and submissions
The instructor-led programs also teach you how to use computerized accounting programs, such as QuickBooks, which is an essential piece of accounting software used in most accounting, tax, and payroll positions.
It can help you to advance your career in Canada
For many who are working hard to establish themselves as newcomers to Canada, enrolling in a college program is a great first step. Perhaps you worked in accounting or business before moving to Canada and have discovered that your qualifications are not accepted here. Becoming an Accounting, Tax & Payroll student is a great way to earn your credentials and restart your career in Canada’s finance industry.
An added benefit at Sundance College is that students have the opportunity to complete their program, workplace practicum, and begin working in their field all in less than a year!
There is a wide range of career opportunities
With an Accounting, Tax & Payroll Diploma under your belt, a variety of career paths are available to you. From bookkeeping to payroll administration to personal income tax preparation, graduates find themselves working in many different facets of business and government.
You could be employed by a multinational company like Ceridian, where you would find yourself working in payroll administration. Or perhaps you could find yourself working in an accountancy firm as an Accounting Assistant under the direction of a chartered accountant. Tax preparation companies are also on the lookout for Accounting, Tax & Payroll graduates, especially at this time of year in the run up to tax season.
At Sundance College, we offer our graduate students a full range of professional Career Services, covering resume preparation, interview skills, and job search techniques, all designed to prepare them for a successful and long-term career.
You will be trained in a specialized industry
The accounting department acts as the backbone of any successful company, and professionals in this field are extremely important. An Accounting, Tax & Payroll graduate has a command of financial and management accounting, accounting software, business communications, payroll, and personal income tax preparation. This scope of knowledge is very attractive to employers because it is highly specialized.
At Sundance College, we offer a three-pronged approach to financial education by incorporating three components into our program: accounting, tax, and payroll. This provides our ATP graduate students with an impressive range of knowledge and gives them a competitive advantage when searching for job opportunities.
At Sundance College, we are dedicated to our students’ success. We work together towards one common goal – supporting our students on their journey to a new career and a brighter future.
Our Accounting, Tax & Payroll program is designed to prepare students for a budding career in this diverse field. Once the classroom portion is completed, students go on to complete a workplace practicum which further prepares them for a smooth transition into the finance industry.
To find out more about Sundance College’s accelerated Commerce: Accounting, Tax and Payroll Diploma program click here, and start your brighter future today!