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551111 - Accounts Clerk

Description

Monitors creditor and debtor accounts, and undertakes related routine documentation. May work in a call centre.

Skill Level

4

Alternative Titles

    • Accounts Payable or Receivable Clerk

Specialisations

    • Audit Clerk
    • Investment Accounting Clerk

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 5511 Accounting Clerks

Description

monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, materials, overheads and other operating costs.

Tasks

    • preparing and processing documentation related to accounts payable and receivable
    • reconciling invoices and despatching payments
    • calculating, analysing and investigating the costs of proposed expenditure, wages and standard costs
    • preparing bank reconciliations
    • allocating expenditure to specified budget accounts
    • summarising expenditure and receipts
    • preparing records of standard costs and values for items such as raw materials and packaging supplies
    • recording cost variations and contract price movements
    • compiling cost data for preparation of operating budgets, and profit and loss calculations
    • investigating the costs of proposed expenditures, quotations and estimates
    • preparing reports of total costs, inventory adjustments, selling prices and profits
    • may work in a call centre

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

    • 551111 Accounts Clerk
    • 551112 Cost Clerk

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