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Expert comptable




- LCE.0F

This program is offered in English.

The accounting technician is an essential cog in a company, playing a crucial role in ensuring that accounting is accurate and well-organized. They monitor the progress of accounts, file accounting documents, organize and process financial information. Additionally, they conduct regular audits, keep the accounting books up-to-date, and produce various financial reports. Their meticulous and precise work is part of the broader framework of a company's complete accounting cycle.


Student Profile

Our accounting training is ideal for individuals who have a passion for numbers and meticulous attention to detail. This program is perfectly suited for those who excel in basic calculations and demonstrate exceptional rigor in everything they undertake. If you are a person who values honesty, discretion, and critical thinking, you will find your place here.

Ideal candidates for this course are those who are self-reliant, have a good sense of customer service, and communicate effectively. Proficiency with computers and the ability to assess and deduce financial outcomes are also crucial for success in this field.

Target Job Function

Occupying a key role within a company or organization, the accounting clerk maintains accounting books, is responsible for accounts, monitors cash flow, processes invoices and payroll, issues invoices, works on accounts receivable, reconciles and verifies accounts, prepares financial statements, tax returns, and handles tax and tax remittances.

Financial Assistance

Students in Quebec with insufficient financial resources to pursue full-time studies can apply to the Student Loans program from the Ministry of Education.


Two full-time study sessions:

  • Online or in-class training

  • Summer, fall, or winter sessions

Admission Requirements

Meet the following conditions:

  • Secondary 5 or equivalent

  • Pass the motivational interview

  • Know how to use a browser and office tools

  • Have a sufficient level of English

Ministerial admission conditions (article 4 of the RCE)

A person who has received instruction considered sufficient by the college and meets any of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies:


(1)  the person has interrupted his or her full-time studies or pursued full-time postsecondary studies for at least 2 consecutive terms or 1 school year;

(2)  the person is covered by an agreement entered into between the college and an employer or by a government program of studies;

(3)  the person has interrupted his or her full-time studies for one term and pursued full-time postsecondary studies for one term; or

(4)  the person holds a Secondary School Vocational Diploma.


A person who has a Secondary School Diploma and meets either of the following conditions may be admitted to a program of studies leading to an Attestation of College Studies:


(1)  the program of studies enables the person to pursue technical studies in a field for which there is no program of studies leading to a Diploma of College Studies; or

(2)  the program of studies is covered by an agreement on training entered into between the Minister and a department or body of the Gouvernement du Québec.

Conditions d'admission

Course List

410-C01-NS Accounting Software, Payroll and Benefits Processing

410- C02 -NS Accounting cycle I

410-C03-NS Accounting cycle II

410-C04-NS Financial Statements

410-C05-NS Financing and Budget Preparation and Control 

410-C06-NS Working Capital Management

410-C07-NS Canadian and Provincial Taxation of Individuals, Corporations and sales taxes

410-C08-NS Financial Statements and Sectoral Accounting

The program is offered in English

Liste des cors

Skills Acquired by Graduates

  • Perform accounting cycle operations

  • Provide tax support to taxpayers.

  • Carry out accounting operations using computerized tools

  • Contribute to the management of working capital

  • Handle elements of specialized accounting

  • Contribute to budget planning and control

Job opportunities and average salary

Job opportunities

  • Accounting Clerk

  • Accounting Technician

  • Bookkeeper

  • Accounts Payable Clerk 

  • Accounts Receivable Clerk 

  • Biller

  • Budget Clerk

  • Treasury Clerk

  • Account Verification Clerk

  • Tax Preparer

  • Payroll Clerk

Average salary

The average salary is $23.50 per hour. People working as an accounting clerk in Quebec usually earn between $18/hour and $31.50/hour. The salaries provided apply to all accounting clerks (NOC 1431/14200).

Source 1: Government of Canada
Source 2: Government of Quebec: Explore trades and professions | Government of Quebec (

Emploi et salaire

Potential Employers

  • Financial institutions

  • Property management companies and property owners

  • Insurance companies and brokers

  • Wholesalers

  • Companies in the construction industry

  • Accounting firms

  • Payroll Services

  • Tax preparation services

  • Retail businesses

Source: Government of Canada

Gouvernement du Québec: Exploring trades and occupations | Government of Quebec (

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