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55 Numerical Clerks

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

Numerical Clerks compile, record and process documents relating to creditors and debtors, operating costs, financial transactions and payrolls, provide financial services to bank customers, and undertake routine statistical and actuarial computations.

Indicative Skill Level:

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

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or
  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3); or
  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • processing accounts payable and receivable, and payment of wages and salaries
  • keeping financial records, and maintaining, reconciling and balancing accounts
  • processing and authorising credit and loan applications, and processing insurance applications and claims
  • accepting money deposited by customers and crediting customers' accounts
  • maintaining records of securities registrations and transactions
  • compiling financial and statistical data, tables, graphs and charts