Accounting and Related Clerks

(NOC 1431)


  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of college or other courses certified by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, Canadian Securities Institute or Canadian Bookkeepers Association may be required.
  • Some accounting clerks must be bondable.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Prepare general ledger
Manage accounts receivable/payable
Open and close books for auditors
Prepare bank reconciliations
Conduct credit and collections
Assess fixed assets and depreciation
Perform foreign currency exchange
Prepare income tax
Perform clerical duties, such as maintain filing and record systems
Prepare financial statements and reports

Useful Secondary School Subjects


Modified on January 26, 2022