Accounting Assistant

“Be audit you can be!” Behind every good business, is a GREAT accountant! Being able to master the skills to get you there at Indian Hills is Life.Changing!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term Fall & Spring
Length of Program 4 Terms (12 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Diploma


Whether you are looking to take your accounting skills to the next level as an Accounting Assistant or simply want to jumpstart your career in accounting, Indian Hills has a Life.Changing. program for you!

As an accounting assistant, you’ll be tasked with managing accurate and up-to-date records of daily business transactions, inventories, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll and financial statements.

What you will learn:
  • Principles of Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting
  • Financial Analysis for analyzing and comparing financial statements
  • Tax Accounting for filing of individual income taxes
  • Business and Economics for the business environment
  • Computerized Accounting using QuickBooks
  • Payroll Accounting concepts and remittance of payroll taxes
  • Spreadsheet Applications using Microsoft Excel
  • Word Processing using Microsoft Word
  • Career Development Skills for the job search

Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Accounting Assistant Program Details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career in Accounts Receivable/Billing, Accounts Payable, or as an Accounting Assistant!


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Questions? Don’t stress. Just ask Susan!

susanSusan Moore, Instructor, Business
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501