Business Office Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerks calculate and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other financial records using manual and computerized systems. They work for many different types of companies and organizations in the public and private sectors.

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Become A Skilled Accounting Clerk

Academy of Learning’s Accounting Clerk program will provide you with the skills necessary to apply the knowledge of elementary accounting processes, business concepts and office procedures to meet present-day business demands. The objective of this program is to provide you with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of business accounting and office skills to meet the demands of today’s business.

Career Opportunities

Careers which correspond to the skills learned include:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Audit and Billing Clerk
  • Budget and Costing Clerk
  • Deposit, Finance, or Invoice Clerk
  • Tax Services Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • And more!

Upward mobility in these vocations is possible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.

Program Type




Expected Wage Range

$34K – $52K
(Payscale Canada)

AOLCC’s Integrated Learning System™

All courses in our programs are delivered through our unique Integrated Learning System™ (ILS). Through ILS, you will develop a true proficiency in each topic, no matter your age or skill level upon enrolment. Our learning coaches are with you every step of the way to provide individualized assistance and encouragement in a supportive and non-competitive learning environment. Here’s how it works:

  • You only advance to the next course when you are confident that you have mastered one topic and are ready to move on to the next
  • You participate in hands-on exercises, tasks and practice exams that test your knowledge and give you confidence
Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.


Minimum 25 words per minute

Operating Systems
Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system

Word Processing
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word

Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Database Management
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Access

Job Readiness/Employability Skills
Job Search and Résumé Writing

Simulations & Drills
Business & Office Accounting Clerk Practical Simulation

Office Skills
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Basic Bookkeeping Level 1 and Level 2, Internet Fundamentals, and Office Procedures Level 1

Business Skills
Business Math, Business Correspondence Level 1, Customer Service, and Grammar Essentials for Business Writing

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