2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog 
    Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Olympic College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Software Specialist, CC

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A short-term certificate program that demonstrates specific knowledge and applied skill in the automation of accounting and utilitarian skills in various accounting practices, using various computerized software programs to facilitate the automated record keeping and reporting of the periodic and perpetual accounting cycles, payroll accounting processing and reporting, taxation filing and reporting, fund/governmental accounting, budgeting, and reporting. Oversight of specific record-keeping and reporting of accounts receivables and accounts payables, and inventory management.

Program Learning Outcomes. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply a practical understanding of the theoretical principals of accounting, pertinent to the automation processes used with accounting software.
  2. Automate accounting transaction analysis and classification, record keeping, and reporting using current workplace software, including:
  3. Microsoft Excel,
  4. General Ledger-based programs
  5. Intuit QuickBooks
  6. Sage 50 Accounting
  7. Identify systematic “checks and balances” to assist in validating the accuracy of the automated record keeping and reporting for audit compliance.
  8. Determine needed measures to maintain the integrity of the automated record keeping and reporting systems.
  9. Research library and Internet resources to identify new automation programs.

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