Accounting Technician

Business Careers Info Session 

  

Monday, April 13, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Hutchinson Campus

Monday, April 20, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Willmar Campus, Student Center
Park in Visitor Lot A West

Join us for a free lunch!

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Explore and experience careers in the area of business ALL IN ONE DAY! Find out which field is right for you.

  • Campus tour
  • HANDS-ON activities and opportunities
  • Student and employer panels
  • Admissions information
  • Financial aid options
  • Preparing students for success and helping them succeed
  • Differentiation between degree and diploma options

 

Register today! 320-222-5971 or 800-722-1151 ext 5971


About the Program

The study of accounting occurs through lectures, labs, and the use of computers. Certain skills and knowledge are common to accounting career occupations regardless of specific job titles and are included in all accounting career programs. The Accounting Clerk program is offered on both campuses of Ridgewater College. The Accounting Technician program is offered on the Willmar and Hutchinson campus. Some courses are offered over interactive television from the Hutchinson campus, Willmar campus, and St. Cloud Technical College.


Occupational Overview

Accounting clerks perform a combination of calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for maintaining accounting records. Accounting technicians monitor and control various types of electronic data processing equipment used with accounting data. Certain skills and knowledge are common to accounting career occupations, regardless of specific job titles and are included in all accounting career programs.

Accounting clerks monitor and control various types of electronic data processing equipment used with accounting data. Applications include automated general ledger, accounting subsystems, spreadsheet applications, data base management and the use of graphics. The Accounting technician may also assist in planning the implementation of automated accounting systems. Accounting clerks perform a combination of calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for maintaining accounting records. They post details of business transactions such as receipts, disbursements, payrolls, checks and claims. Clerks may also reconcile bank statements, type vouchers, invoices, and other records.





Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.