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Featured Program: Computer Specialist, Accounting

Are you ready for a new career? If you’re organized, detail-oriented, and like working with numbers or computer programs, then our Computer Specialist Accounting program might be right for you.

Potential Career Opportunities for an Accounting Computer Specialist

A diploma in Accounting can open doors to many different types employment opportunities.

While you will likely be working in an office environment, don’t consider yourself limited to only careers in industries like banking or law. These are viable industries with many opportunities available, but businesses both large and small employ people who have skills in accounting. You could find yourself working in the office side of retail, transportation, agriculture, entertainment, sports management, tourism, forensics, and more.

Non-profit organizations, and government offices at all levels (i.e., local, state, and Federal) can offer careers as well. The non-profit and government sectors always need reliable, skilled workers to manage payroll, track donations, manage their computerized databases, and more.

Duties and Skills for an Accounting Computer Specialist

As a graduate of Central Coast College’s program, you’ll be prepared for a variety of office tasks, such as:

  • Operating accounting systems, bookkeeping software, and specialized databases
  • Word Processing
  • Tracking and filing receipts, accounts payable, accounts receivable, profit and loss records, and other financial records
  • Updating or creating computerized spreadsheets
  • Managing or tracking payroll
  • Performing basic math tasks and checking records for accuracy


With your skillset and diploma, you could find yourself working as an Accounting Clerk, Assistant Bookkeeper, Bookkeeper, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, or Auditing Clerk in a wide range of professional environments.

Attention to detail, organization, working with numbers, and managing accounting programs are skills that you can learn in our course, and that will serve you well at a large business, a small office, an online company, or wherever your dreams can take you.

Apply for Accounting Computer Specialist

To learn more about this intensive 48-week program, visit our Computer Specialist Accounting Program page. You can also find out more information and statistics about Accounting Computer Specialists on the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

In less than a year, you could be on your way to a new career!

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