Accounts Clerk (Occupation Code : 431101)
DescriptionMonitors creditor and debtor accounts, and undertakes related routine documentation. May work in a call centre.
Checking figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
Operating computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
Classifying, recording, and summarizing numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records using journals and ledgers or computers.
Calculating, preparing, and issuing bills, invoices, account statements, and other financial statements according to established procedures.
Compiling tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures and accounts payable and receivable.
Alternate Occupation Names
Accounts Payable or Receivable Clerk
Account Coordinator / Controller
Billing Administrator / Representative / Officer
Settlement Clerk / Officer
Assets Clerk / Coordinator
No formal qualification 1
Step 1 : Admission requirements
- Grade 12 Recommended
While a National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent is not compulsory to enter this learning pathway, it is highly valued by employers, who set their own entry requirements.
Step 2 : Learnerships
- Learnership - Junior Bookkeeper Level 3
This learnership is offered through the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB).