Financial Accounting - Introduction

This course covers fundamental accounting concepts, recording of transactions, adjusting accounts, preparation of financial statements, and completion of the accounting cycle. In addition, learn to complete bank reconciliations and handle petty-cash transactions. This is a manual course and does not teach any computerized systems.

Additional Information

Delivery Option:

This course is available through in-class and homestudy delivery options.

Homestudy option is available via monthly intake. The registration deadline for the homestudy option is the Wednesday a week prior to the monthly start date. You will have four months to complete the course.

Course Material:

Fees do not include textbook. The textbook can be purchased online at the Bow Valley College Bookstore


This course is recognized by the Canadian Payroll Association towards certification. For more information, visit Canadian Payroll Association

Student Responsibilities:

Business calculator. Students need to complete the six required assignments two weeks before writing the final exam.

For more information, please contact:

Prospective Student Centre 403.410.1402
Continuing Education 403.410.1595 or email

Register for this course:

Click on an offering and add to cart or call 403.410.1400.

This is a required course for the:

Accounting Applications Certificate

Bookkeeping Professional Certificate

Payroll Professional Certificate

Executive Assistant Certificate

Business Management Certificate

This is an optional course for the:

Qualified Administrative Assistant Certificate


Start Date:
February 06, 2017
End Date:
June 06, 2017
Home Study
Hours of Study:
Start Date:
February 25, 2017
End Date:
April 22, 2017
Calgary Downtown Campus
Traditional Classroom
Hours of Study:
Day Start Time End Time
Saturday 9:00 AM 2:30 PM