1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 5 Clerical and Administrative Workers >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 55 Numerical Clerks >> MINOR GROUP 551 Accounting Clerks and Bookkeepers


    ACCOUNTING CLERKS AND BOOKKEEPERS compile, record and process documents relating to creditors and debtors, operating costs, financial transactions and payrolls.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor 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.

    Tasks Include:

    • preparing and processing documentation related to accounts payable and receivable, and wages and salaries
    • reconciling invoices and despatching payments
    • investigating, compiling and preparing reports of operating cost data
    • keeping financial records
    • maintaining, reconciling and balancing accounts
    • processing payments of accounts, and wages and salaries

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 5511 Accounting Clerks
          UNIT GROUP 5512 Bookkeepers
          UNIT GROUP 5513 Payroll Clerks

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