1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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3211-11 Branch Accountant (Financial Institution)

Administers the accounting processes and related operational activities of branches of banks, building societies, credit unions or similar financial institutions.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • receives and analyses regular reports of branch accounting activities and reports to the branch manager
  • investigates discrepancies in customer service officers' balances
  • ensures branch procedures for the clearance of funds, security and general operations are maintained
  • may grant or approve loans within limits set by the institutions' regulations
  • may supervise clerical and administrative staff

Specialisations:
Bank Accountant

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