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Accounts Clerk Courses

You might be involved with accounts payable or accounts receivable and you’ll have to manage the relevant paperwork, data entry and filing. Accounts Clerks may have to reconcile bank statements and keep a check on invoices, payments and purchase orders.

An Accounts Clerk needs to have excellent attention to detail. You’ll need to be good with numbers and able to use a range of accounting software programs. It’s important that you can work as part of a larger team and follow correct company procedures. Accounts Clerks should be highly organised and need to be able to manage several tasks at once.

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Popular Accounts Clerk Courses

There are 13 courses available for people who want to become an Accounts Clerk. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

BSB30120
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an Accounts Clerk earn?

In Australia, a full time Accounts Clerk generally earns $960 per week ($49,920 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for an Accounts Clerk?

The number of people working as an Accounts Clerk has decreased in recent years however it is still an industry that employs a large number of people. There are currently 93,300 people employed in this role in Australia compared to 97,700 five years ago. Accounts Clerks may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become an Accounts Clerk?

To become an Accounts Clerk, consider the Certificate III in Accounts Administration. This qualification will give you the practical skills you need for this role such as preparing business documents, using computerised accounting systems and processing financial transactions. You could also enrol in a Certificate III in Business or a Certificate III in Business Administration.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within accounting and bookkeeping. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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