Certificate in Accounts Administration and Payroll

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Here’s a certificate that will improve your job prospects no end. It’s an industry and employer recognised certificate that will increase your job prospects in Accounts Administration. It can help you to upskill in your current role, or find that exciting new job. You’ll gain skills in accounts, administration, VAT, Xero, payroll, Microsoft Excel and much more.

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Duration

~140 Hours | 6 Months Access

Study in your own time, at your own pace. Students generally complete one module per-week.

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Become an Expert Administrator

Be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

Investment & Payment Options

Improve your career prospects for just €499

Or from only €25 per week with our no deposit, interest free payment plan.

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Students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

How you'll benefit

  • Greatly increase your job prospects in Accounts Administration, upskill in your current role  find a new job
  • Gain valuable skills in using Microsoft Word & Excel 
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time.
  • The Career Academy is a Xero Education Partner – get the latest course material, plus tips and tricks on how to use the software effectively
  • Access Xero’s official advisor certification

Course Modules

The Certificate in Accounts Administration and Payroll comprises the following courses;

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  • General Journal
  • General Ledger and the Trial Balance
  • Managing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & Cash Management
  • Using Microsoft Excel
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
  • Office Ergonomics & Data Entry
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Creating Documents
  • Organise Meetings
  • Time Management, Ethics and Professionalism
  • Fundamentals of Payroll
  • Setting Up Sage Payroll
  • Pay Runs in Sage Payroll
  • Managing Employees & Pensions in Sage Payroll
  • Year End Obligations in Sage Payroll
  • Sage Payroll Assessment
  • Introduction to Xero Online
  • Setting up Xero Payroll
  • Managing Payroll Items with Xero
  • New Employee & Time Off Requests with Xero
  • Pay Templates in Xero
  • Pay Runs in Xero
  • Payslips, Reporting & Filing in Xero
  • Xero Payroll Assessment

Why The Career Academy?

We’re an internationally recognised online education provider, who partners with industry to deliver you the latest and most up to date content. We have almost 15 years experience in online education and help change the lives of over 20,000 students every single year.

  • Upskill and be awarded with an industry and employer recognised certificate to help you reach your potential & earn more.
  • You’ll receive unlimited tutor support from experienced professionals
  • Flexible online learning so you can study whenever and wherever you want
  • Get free access to the career centre who will review and improve your CV to help you succeed
  • 83% of our graduates say our qualifications improved their ability to get a new job or promotion

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Download a free course guide to find out more about course modules, your tutorspricing and payment details, course duration & access.

Receive unlimited tutor support

Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

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Be awarded with an industry recognised certificate

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Our professional tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. They’re committed to providing exceptional online course support and personal tutoring to help you succeed. Throughout your course, you’ll receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Our students rate us 4.8 out of 5 stars

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FAQS

It is a certificate that will improve your job prospects no end. It’s an industry and employer recognised certificate that will increase your job prospects in payroll and accounts administration. It can help you to upskill in your current role, or find that exciting new job. You’ll gain skills in accounts, administration, VAT, Xero, payroll, Microsoft Excel and much more.
Some accountants perform payroll related tasks.
Some bookkeepers perform payroll related tasks.
Payroll certification costs €499
Most employers require either a Certificate in Accounts Administration & Payroll or a Diploma in Payroll. Either of these qualifications would give your payroll career a real boost.
Absolutely! There’s a real need out there for the right people with this particular skill set. So if you have the desire to work in payroll administration, advance your admin or payroll career, or want to become a Certified Payroll Practitioner, then you should explore a course that can help you get into the industry and advance your payroll career. Great for those considering a new job or promotion in accounts or payroll administration, payroll management or even office management.

There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites to enrol into this course. You can enrol online directly by selecting your course and clicking on “Enrol Now” and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors. Give them a call on 01 437 8559 or email them at info@careeracademy.ie

Absolutely! You’ve got a 14 day cooling off period (or trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to look through all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee.

Our qualifications prepare you take on a huge range of practical based roles. Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to find out about potential career outcomes and see where our courses can take you. Employers also constantly approach The Career Academy looking for students and employers also advertise for jobs in the Career Centre (available once you enrol). You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Watch this video to see how online learning works: Your course will be delivered by our online learning platform. You can access our online learning platform from any web browser 24/7 so you can work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students in the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the resources you need at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates, you can start whenever you are ready. Your tutors will check in on your progress and you do need to set up time to do your work. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week. But if life gets busy you can take longer, or if you have time you can do more than one module a week.
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