Professional license – Management and accounting professions: accounting and payroll

Domain: Cultures, territories and plural societies in the Indian Ocean

Career path: Payroll technician and personnel administration

ECTS credits


level of studies
at the end of training

Baccalaureate +3

Teaching locations

Saint-Pierre – Terre-Sainte campus

Type of training : Bachelor's degree

Training regime: Continuing Education

Training summary

The Professional License in Management and Accounting Professions: Accounting and Payroll is a work-study training aimed at entering the field of administrative management of human resources (payroll, employment contract, social declarations, etc.).  

Training aims

The Professional License in Management and Accounting Professions: Accounting and Payroll is a work-study training course whose objective is to train employees with the knowledge, interpersonal skills and operational know-how to meet the needs of companies in administrative management, employment contracts, payroll, social and tax declarations and accounting analyzes of remuneration.

Advantages of the training

Several certification opportunities: PIX certification, Voltaire certification and certification in English

A qualified mixed teaching team, combining high-level professionals in the sector, professors and qualified academics in the field

A close partnership with professionals in the sector

Numerous specialized software programs available to students

High-performance job offer rate at the end of the academic year

Targeted skills

  • Ensure the administrative management of employment contracts and payroll, including in cases of secondment and expatriation

  • Ensure all social and tax payroll declarations and accounting analyzes of remuneration

  • Master and develop computer applications and social dashboards

  • Know and effectively research French and European labor regulatory information to respond to the main social legal problems

  • Carry out regulatory and contractual controls

  • Optimize social charges (ensure the best protection at the lowest cost)

  • Anticipate medium-term developments taking into account contracts, statutes, conventions

  • Plan remuneration budgets, monitor them (dashboards), analyze and control achievements, lead management dialogues concerning corrective measures to be implemented if necessary

  • Master English for Human Resources (HR) to translate all payroll documents

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Summary of lessons by course

• Accounting and management: regulation and bookkeeping, financial and budgetary management, management of remuneration elements
• Legal and social: fundamentals of business law, labor law individual aspect, collective labor law and social protection law
• Economic and managerial framework: labor and HR economics, organization and management of HR, evolution of the payroll and dashboards
• Payroll techniques and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS): digital skills - computer hardware and networks (mastery of the technological environment and issues, advanced spreadsheet functions), payroll elements and specific payrolls, processing and declaration social and tax charges, computerization of payroll - software packages
• Organization: organization and communication
• Business English and HR: mastery of specific vocabulary, English grammar, professional communication
• Mentored project: project and research methodology
• Internship in a company and professional dissertation


Tutored project and professional dissertation

Specific devices

Not concerned

Conditions of access to training

After study of the file, Baccalaureate + 2 level or equivalent

Continuing Studies

The Professional License is a national higher education diploma which confers on its holder the degree of License and pursues a priority objective of professional integration.

Career opportunities

  • Payroll manager in accounting firm

  • Corporate payroll administrator

  • Responsible for the social center in payroll outsourcing firms (accounting firms, legal firms, HR consulting firms, etc.)

  • Legal and/or contractual auditor of payroll and remuneration in audit firms, with auditors

  • Product manager (payroll product) in IT processing companies

  • Advisor or consultant specializing in remuneration in HR consulting firms

  • Responsible for an operational management control structure concerning human resources

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