Fintech College’s Accounting and Payroll Specialist Diploma Program

Set yourself for Success with this always in-demand career of Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Taxation (ABPT). Gain Hands-On experience and sharpen your skills through integration of Accounting, Canadian Payroll and tax knowledge that the employers are looking for.


Diploma Program | Instructor-Led classes  | 38 Weeks Duration

Earning Potential

You could be earning in less than a year

$48,006 median annual salary*

*Data from
Accounting Clerk in Ontario | Wages - Job Bank
January 2024 - Salary source for Accounting Clerk in Ontario 
with lowest 10% earning $34,424 to the highest 10% of workers earning $73,132.

Program Details

Our Diploma in Accounting and Payroll program, provides hands-on training in accounting software, bookkeeping, payroll and taxation (abpt) administration. This program is perfect for anyone looking to pursue an administrative role in a professional business environment. Accounting and Payroll professionals will always be in demand despite fluctuating markets. Some of the things you’ll learn are:

  • Accounting Principles, Financial Statements, Adjusting Accounts, Inventory Management, Receivables, Payroll, Product Costing and Asset Management
  • Hands-On Accounting and Bookkeeping Software’s of QuickBooks. Sage 50 and Sage 300 ERP
  • Learning Payroll Legislations, procedures and processes as a Payroll Administrator
  • Day to Day business use of Microsoft Office 365
  • Essentials of Business Communications Skills
  • Foundation of Business Math
  • Learn about Taxation for Individuals and Corporations, get to know advanced topics like CCA, Capital Gains and Losses for individuals
  • Taxation for Corporations will cover active business income and investment income
  • Get to know about Corporate Finances, preparing statements, interest rates, bonds and stocks.

Graduates of this program will have the opportunity to enter the workplace with the skills to perform the variety of tasks to be carried out within accounting departments such as Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Billing, Payroll, Taxation and Collections. With all round knowledge covered in this program the student will be ready to apply their skills for in private or public sectors.

Program Syllabus

Our syllabus gives you a detailed breakdown of the in-demand skills you’ll learn, and a preview of the hands-on exercises your will do in this course.

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Fintech’s Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Taxation (ABPT) Diploma Programs

Diploma in Accounting & Payroll Specialist

This program gives the students the Accounting, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Taxation knowledge they need to solidify their skillset with the current industry standards and best practices. It builds your knowledge of Debits & Credits and give you power to do bookkeeping successfully.

38 Weeks Program

Diploma in Business Administration

Business administration includes aspects needed to understand accounting, computer software, marketing, communication and management skills. The program gives the students the skills and knowledge required to develop a business or entrepreneurial mindset.

40 Weeks Program

Diploma in Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant program provides you with office administrator education, build your knowledge about administrative procedures, bookkeeping and customer service tools which gives you power to succeed in any professional environment.

28 Weeks Program

Admission Requirements

High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent


Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Take our Self-Evaluators

The online self evaluators will take you less than 5 minutes to complete and will help us understand your career goals and the kind of setting where you would be most comfortable working. You can take evaluations for several of the subjects which are included in this program.

Self Assessment Evaluation of your Canadian Payroll Knowledge


There are 1.30 million businesses that have about 16 million employees in Canada. The journey to becoming a Payroll Specialist is filled with opportunities for personal development, networking, and decent rewards, making it an appealing career path for those with a meticulous mind and a knack for numbers.
  • This quiz is intended as a self assessment to test your knowledge and areas of improvement. There are 10 questions MCQ’s (multiple choice questions)
  • Choose your answer to the question and click "Next" to see how you did.
  • Each correct answer will give you a point and you will be able to see your percentage scored at the end.

When you have completed the test, click 'See Result' to see your results. Good luck!

Self Evaluation of Your Canadian Payroll Knowledge

At the end of Quiz, Get Results, instantly!

1 / 10

A person who carries out a contract for service may be considered ,

2 / 10

Which of the following is not one of the factors that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) uses to distinguish a contract of service from a contract for service?

3 / 10

Which one of the following would be a taxable benefit?

4 / 10

The Pensionable and Insurable Earnings Review identifies remittance deficiencies of:

5 / 10

An arrangement whereby an individual agrees to work on a full-time or part-time basis for an organization for a specified or indeterminate period of time is:

6 / 10

In a contract of service (employee-employer relationship), the employer would generally

7 / 10

An organization is required to comply with:

8 / 10

Which of the following payments is not a taxable benefit to the employees?

9 / 10

An employee working in the telecommunication industry and living in Nova Scotia is subject to the labour/employment standards of which jurisdiction?

10 / 10

Individuals, groups and agencies who share an interest in the function and output of the payroll department, are referred to as:

Your score is



Skills Developed through our Accounting and Payroll Specialist Program

  • Specialized knowledge in accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and taxation (abpt).
  • An understanding of general business and management practices
  • The ability to learn new information and apply this to professional demands
  • The capacity to critically analyze problems, think creatively and make sound decisions while considering different sides of an argument
  • Skills enabling you to work effectively in small to medium businesses, partaking in decision-making, leading and contributing in various capacities to the ultimate success of the business.

I’m Graduating, What’s Next?

    Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes, across a variety of sectors.

    • Accounting Clerk
    • Accounts Payables / Receivables Clerk
    • Administrative Assistant
    • Bookkeeping Clerk
    • Office Manager
    • Payroll Administrator
    • Tax Clerk
    • Payroll Analyst

Even though you’ll leave FinTech once you graduate, we will support you throughout your career. Our team will help you with resume building, job hunting and interview preparation and will continue to guide you as you advance in your role.

Before you graduate, you’ll be paired with a career specialist in your field who will help you find a meaningful place to start your career. As a graduate, you’ll have lifelong access to student services that are committed to your success and helping you thrive.

Learn more about our Student Career Services