Accounting and Related Clerks

(NOC 1431)
 

Career Description

Accounting and related clerks calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other financial records according to established procedures.

Duties May Include


  • Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to accounts such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements using computerized and manual systems
  • Code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, purchase orders, cheques, invoices, cheque requisitions, and bank statements in a ledger or computer system
  • Compile budget data and documents based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets
  • Prepare period or cost statements or reports
  • Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses based on estimates, quotations, and price lists
  • Respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and solve problems
  • Perform related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.

Examples of Titles

Accounts payable clerk
Accounts receivable clerk
Audit clerk
Billing clerk
Budget clerk
Deposit clerk
Finance clerk
Income tax return preparer
Invoice clerk
Tax clerk

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

SAIT
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Accounting - Oil and Gas Production Certificate
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Modified on February 21, 2020