Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks


Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.
Also called: Account Clerk, Accounting Assistant, Accounting Clerk, Accounts Payables Clerk

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • using math to solve problems
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Accounting software
  • Fund accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks
    Financial analysis software
  • Paisley AutoAudit
  • RSM McGladrey Auditor Assistant
    Compliance software
  • Corporate Responsibility System Technologies Limited CRSTL Compliance Positioning System
  • Financial compliance software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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