Accounting and related clerks calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other financial records according to established procedures. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
Accounting and related clerks perform some or all of the following duties:
- Calculate, prepare and issue documents related to accounts such as bills, invoices, inventory reports, account statements and other financial statements using computerized and manual systems
- Code, total, batch, enter, verify and reconcile transactions such as accounts payable and receivable, payroll, purchase orders, cheques, invoices, cheque requisitions, and bank statements in a ledger or computer system
- Compile budget data and documents based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets
- Prepare period or cost statements or reports
- Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses based on estimates, quotations, and price lists
- Respond to customer inquiries, maintain good customer relations and solve problems
- Perform related clerical duties, such as word processing, maintaining filing and record systems, faxing and photocopying.
- Accounting For Bills Of Exchange – Part 2: Bills Receivable
- Explain what is the Chart Of Accounts and give examples of a simple and complex chart of accounts
- Details Of Ninth Schedule Companies Act 1965(Act No 125)
- Accounting For Bills Of Exchange – Part 3: Bills Payable
- ICMA EXAMINATION SYLLABUS ( Updated: July 2007)