Have you been thinking about pursuing a career in accounting? Take the first step with a program for a diploma in accounting from Bryant & Stratton College.
Graduates of our Accounting Assistant diploma program are prepared for positions in various professional fields and business organizations. The 30-credit Accounting Assistant diploma program is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions through the use of key accounting practices and techniques. Courses in this diploma in accounting program cover a wide range of principles and accounting essentials, such as general ledger entries, payroll issues, reconciliations, the accounting cycle, financial statements and more.
Nearly every company or business has a need for skilled accounting work. The Accounting Assistant diploma gives students a steppingstone to pursue this career path. Online or on campus, our diploma program provides students with a foundation to perform various accounting tasks. These skills are adaptable for work with accounting firms as well as manufacturing, retail, and numerous other industries and accounts. This program can also prepare them to pursue advanced accounting assistant degrees, such as the Accounting Associate degree at Bryant & Stratton College.
The Accounting Assistant diploma program will provide students with the ability to:
- Analyze and interpret financial reports to assist users in the management decision-making process.
- Prepare accounting reports for internal and external users.
- Utilize appropriate current technology and resources to locate and evaluate information needed to accomplish a goal, and then communicate findings in visual, written and/or oral formats.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills employers expect of new hires entering the career field.
- Interpret and apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAPs) to analyze, record, and report financial information in a variety of accounting systems.
Graduates of this diploma in accounting program can apply credits earned toward the associate degree in Accounting at Bryant & Stratton College.