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$1,234 per week


A bookkeeper compiles and evaluates the records of financial transactions in account books and digital accounting systems and reports any irregularities.

Work is often performed in an office, however freelance bookkeepers often work from home.

Suits disciplined people with an aptitude for finance, accounting and mathematics.


  • keep financial records; maintain and balance accounts using manual and computerised systems
  • monitor cash flow and lines of credit
  • prepare and produce financial statements
  • create budget and expenditure reports and analyses
  • use account books, ledgers and accounting software packages or cloud accounting systems
  • prepare invoices, purchase orders and bank deposits
  • reconcile accounts against monthly bank statements
  • verify recorded transactions and report any irregularities to management
  • may be required to prepare forms reporting business tax entitlements and obligations such goods and services taxes (GST) or business activity statement (BAS).

To become a Bookkeeper

Skills employers are looking for

  • Bookkeeping

  • Communication Skills

  • Accountancy

  • MYOB

  • Bank Reconciliation

  • Account Reconciliation

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