Program and Graduate Outcomes for Accounting Clerk at Riverland Community College - Riverland

Accounting Clerk

Program Graduate Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will:

  • Complete accounting processes and prepare financial statements according to GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) both manually and using computerized accounting software.
  • Analyze and apply rules for payroll accounting, payroll law, and payroll taxes.
  • Apply the fundamentals of basic managerial accounting concepts, including activity based costing, cost behavior (fixed and variable costs), cost/volume/profit analysis, budgeting and variance analysis, and other analytical tools for decision making.
  • Identify and apply elements of contract, tort, agency, property law, partnerships, corporations, UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) sales and secured transactions, and professional liability law.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using computer hardware and software, including spreadsheet, database, and internet browser software to solve business issues and report these solutions.