Job requirements Accounting Technician in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as an accounting technician in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 12200).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is required.
- Completion of a college program in accounting, bookkeeping or a related field or completion of two years (first level) of a recognized professional accounting program (e.g., Chartered Accounting, Certified General Accounting) or courses in accounting or bookkeeping combined with several years of experience as a financial or accounting clerk are required.
Professional certification and licensing
We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.
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