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Accounts Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, and undertake related routine documentation. They may work in call centres.


  • prepares and processes documentation related to accounts payable and receivable
  • reconciles invoices and dispatches payments
  • calculates, analyses and investigates the costs of proposed expenditure, wages and standard costs
  • prepares bank reconciliations
  • allocates expenditure to specified budget accounts
  • summarises expenditure and receipts
  • may work in a call centre.

To become an Accounts Clerk

  • You can work as an Accounts Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as accounting, business administration, banking and finance, management and commerce, secretarial and clerical.

    Take a Certificate III in Business Administration

Skills employers are looking for

  • Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable

  • Communication Skills

  • Accounting

  • Account Reconciliation

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Invoice Processing

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