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Accounting Assistant Certificate

Program Details

The online Accounting Assistant Certificate program from Yavapai College is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment as an accounting assistant and upgrade the skills of individuals already employed. Graduates possess the ability to:

  • ​Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • ​Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure
  • ​Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising, and manufacturing companies
  • ​Analyze and communicate the effects of basic tax rules on individuals, partnerships, and corporations, and prepare basic tax returns for each
  • ​Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, and interpret financial information


  • To qualify for in-state tuition, proof of Arizona state residency and U.S. Citizenship required

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission


Yavapai College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.