Job requirements Accounting Assistant in Canada
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "accounting assistant" was moved from the group Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) to the group Accounting and related clerks (NOC 14200).
Find out what you typically need to work as an accounting assistant in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Accounting and related clerks (NOC 14200).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of college or other courses certified by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, Canadian Securities Institute or Canadian Bookkeepers Association may be required.
- Some accounting clerks must be bondable.
Source National Occupational Classification
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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