How to become an accounting clerk

Get on the accounting tools to administer financial activities including accounts payable and accounts receivable, payroll and taxes.

What does an accounting clerk do?

Duties and tasks

  • Analyse and store financial data using a range of accounting software programmes.
  • Prepare financial reports, operating budgets and profit and loss statements.
  • Justify all business account expenses, reconcile invoices, payments and banking statements.
  • Prepare inventory statements.
  • Process bills for unpaid accounts.

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