An Accounts Officer looks after the overall financial accounts and records for an organisation. You’ll oversee all income and expenditure payments and keep a record of all transactions made. An Accounts Officer might have to process invoices, make necessary payments and reconcile bank statements. You may also manage employee payments and expenses. You’ll ensure all bookkeeping is up to date and prepare reports as requested.
An Accounts Officer need to be highly organised. You’ll need to be aware of all financial transactions and be able to process payments quickly when needed. You’ll need excellent attention to detail and should always follow correct financial procedures. Accounts Officers should be skilled with a range of software programs and should be able to produce professional financial reports.
There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Accounts Officer.