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Advanced Accounting and Finance

Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop financial information to support management decision-making.
  • Prepare financial statements and related disclosures for organizations with low to medium levels of complexity and a low level of uncertainty.
  • Support preparation of highly complex financial statements and annual reports of public and private entities.
  • Support the development and maintenance of the organization’s management control and risk management systems.
  • Synthesize financial and non-financial performance measures to report on the overall performance of an entity.
  • Monitor accounting procedures, accounting information systems, and internal controls to recommend improvements.
  • Project cash flow requirements using analytical tools to ensure liquidity.
  • Formulate budgets and forecast for review by senior management.
  • Support planning and execution of audits, including preparation of information, for external auditors.
  • Provide support in the development of tax filings, provisions, reports, and disclosures while complying with remittance requirements.
  • Interact with associates and clients, both one-on-one and in teams, in ways that contribute to professional and ethical working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  • Engage in critical analysis and problem solving to make sound judgements when presenting financial recommendations, so as to act in a socially responsible manner.
  • Communicate effectively by selecting the medium for the message, audience, and purpose.