Summary Accounting Technician in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as an accounting technician. The following information is applicable to all Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311).
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers maintain complete sets of books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems
- Prepare tax returns
- Prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports
- Calculate fixed assets and depreciation
- Prepare trial balance of books
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