Accounting and Payroll Specialist

This continuing education program is designed to provide training for an entry-level accounting and/or payroll specialist position. The certificate earned will indicate to an existing or prospective employer that the participant has both the manual and computerized exposure to basic accounting principles, together with other essential knowledge and skills.

Only taking two months to complete, Accounting Essentials can further your career success while maximizing your organizational impact. 

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Take the following courses in order starting with Accounting Essentials

Accounting Essentials

ID: CEOFF-623

Master basic record-keeping procedures including: journalizing transactions, posting to a ledger and preparing a trial balance and financial statement. The accounting cycle will also be covered in detail. Students will gain an understanding of key financial and operational measures.

  • Total Hours: 66.00
  • CEUs: 6.60
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Accounting Essentials - Online

ID: CEOFF-634

Master basic record-keeping procedures including: journalizing transactions, posting to a ledger and preparing a trial balance and financial statement. The accounting cycle will also be covered in detail. Students will gain an understanding of key financial and operational measures.

  • Total Hours: 66.00
  • CEUs: 6.60
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Payroll Preparation Essentials

ID: CEOFF-624

Aspiring payroll professionals learn the fundamentals needed to excel in this constantly changing field. The course also will appeal to existing payroll professionals as a way to refresh their knowledge and bring them up to date.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Payroll Preparation Essentials - Online

ID: CEOFF-635

Aspiring payroll professionals learn the fundamentals needed to excel in this constantly changing field. The course also will appeal to existing payroll professionals as a way to refresh their knowledge and bring them up to date.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Take one of the following

Excel, Introduction

ID: CESDS-602

Excel is used in most offices. Learn how to create effective and efficient worksheets using formulas, common functions, formatting, and printing.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Excel, Introduction - Online

ID: CESDS-682

Excel is used in most offices Learn how to create effective and efficient worksheets using formulas, common functions, formatting and printing.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Excel, Intermediate

ID: CESDS-610

Students will learn more specialized functions, like IF, COUNTIF and DSUM, and they will learn how to more effectively analyze, sort and filter data, create outlines, subtotals, range names, and work with tables. They will learn to display data more visually in charts, Pivot tables, and Pivot charts and work with slicers and templates.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Excel, Intermediate - Online

ID: CESDS-683

Students will learn more specialized functions, like IF, COUNTIF, and DSUM, and they will learn how to more effectively analyze, sort and filter data, create outlines, subtotals, range names, and work with tables. They will learn to display data more visually in charts, pivot tables, and pivot charts and work with slicers and templates.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Business Math

ID: CEFIN-512

Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of everyday math - the kind we most frequently use in the workplace and at home. Learn practical applications for dealing with percentages, formulas, and the graphics and statistics that are so present in everyday activity. Perfect even if you only need a refresher!

  • Total Hours: 8.00
  • CEUs: 0.80
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Business Math - Online

ID: CEFIN-518

Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of everyday math - the kind we most frequently use in the workplace and at home. Learn practical applications for dealing with percentages, formulas, and the graphics and statistics that are so present in everyday activity. Perfect even in you only need a refresher.

  • Total Hours: 8.00
  • CEUs: 0.80
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Take all of the following:

Introduction to Computers

ID: CEBEG-582

Perfect for beginners who want to become computer literate. Course topics include hardware, software, Internet and email.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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QuickBooks

ID: CEOFF-622

Set up a general ledger and chart of accounts, customize forms, create invoices, and learn how QuickBooks can assist with automating your payroll. Prerequisites: Accounting Essentials and Payroll Preparation Essentials or equivalent knowledge of basic accounting principles.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Take two of the following:

Computer Typing for Everyone

ID: CEBEG-519

If you use a desktop computer or laptop, typing is an invaluable skill that can open doors and enhance your career opportunities. This class will help you get started.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Organizing Computer Files

ID: CEBEG-534

Do you have trouble organizing digital photos, documents, and downloads on your computer? Learn to use file management in the Windows environment. The topics include creating and working with folders, finding files, cut, copy, paste, and more.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Outlook, Introduction

ID: CESCH-708

Make the most of your email communications. Learn to work with contacts and distribution lists. Find out how Outlook tasks can help you get organized and use the Outlook calendar to keep up with your busy schedule.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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