Atlantic Business College

Accounting Technician and Bookkeeper

Accounting Technician and Bookkeeper-2 Years

This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively in entry-level accounting and bookkeeping positions in business and industry. The program focuses on day-to-day operational bookkeeping and managerial accounting in a computerized business environment. Atlantic Business College requires that students enrolled in the Accounting Technicians
& Bookkeeping Program complete all the courses listed below. To receive a diploma a
student must receive a minimum mark of 60 in all courses for year one and year two.


Fredericton, NB  Canada

Full Time

Graduates will be prepared for employment in small business, as well as entry-level positions in medium- and large-sized corporations. You might find positions such as:
  • Administrative Professional
  • Administrative Assistantr
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable Administrator
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Receptionist


Students must meet one (1) of the following admission requirements:
  • High school graduation or
  • GED or equivalent or
  • Mature student – Detailed resume outlining experience and qualifications must be submitted.

Year 1 – Compulsory Courses

  • Financial Accounting 100
  • Financial Accounting 200
  • Excel
  • Business Math I
  • Quickbooks I
  • Sage 50 I
  • Labour Standards & Employment Law
  • Word
  • Communications
  • Records Management
  • Business Law
  • Business Ethics & Economics

Year 2 – Compulsory Courses

  • Financial Accounting 300
  • Personal Income Tax Preparation
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Advanced Excel
  • Business Mathematics II
  • Payroll Administration
  • Cost Accounting
  • Labour Relations and Employment Law
  • Quickbooks II
  • Sage 50 II


Total Fees Payable:

First year- Tuition: $9695.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 plus 5% tax

Second year- Tuition: $5595.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 plus 5% tax

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