Accounts Clerk 

As an accounts clerk, you monitor the organisation's accounts. You pay invoices and record expenditures. 



  • Office Work

A typical day may involve:

  • preparing and processing documentation related to accounts payable and receivable
  • reconciling invoices and making payments
  • calculating, analysing and investigating the costs of proposed expenditure, wages and standard costs
  • preparing bank reconciliations
  • allocating expenditure to specified budget accounts
  • summarising expenditure and receipts

It helps to be good at:

  • maths and budgeting
  • communicating clearly
  • attention to detail
  • using technology

Qualifications/pathway options:

  • Cert III in Accounts Administration
  • Cert III in Business Administration


  • Traineeship 

You may be able to work in:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing 
  • Wholesale
  • Government 
  • Professional Services 

Related Roles

  • Bookeeper

  • Construction estimator 

  • Cost clerk 


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