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Pilon School of Business

Business Accounting

Develop fundamental skills that are assets to any accounting career.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Record financial transactions in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships, private enterprises, publicly accountable enterprises and non-profit organizations.
  • Prepare and present financial statements, reports and other documents in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships and private enterprises.
  • Contribute to recurring decision-making by applying fundamental management accounting concepts, prepare individuals' income tax returns and basic tax planning in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Analyze organizational structures, the interdependence of functional areas, and the impact those relationship can have on financial performance.
  • Analyze, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technological advances and the environment on an organization's operations.
  • Outline the elements of an organization's internal control system and risk management.
  • Contribute to recurring decision-making by applying fundamental financial management concepts.