Bookkeepers and Accounts Clerks may perform the following tasks:
This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
Jobs in this field involve working with data to order, process or retrieve facts and figures, or to develop or administer policies and procedures. Activities include organising, using or updating information, such as files or accounts, developing or following procedures or systems, and the planning, budgeting, and staffing of an organisation.
A payroll clerk calculates, prepares and distributes wages, taking into account overtime and deductions such as tax, the Medicare levy, health insurance payments and superannuation.
A BAS (business activity statement) agent prepares the books and records of a business to assist in the completion of BAS obligations, including payroll obligations. BAS agents prepare and lodge Business Activity Statements and provide advice relating to tax obligations.
A collection officer keeps records of people who are behind in payments, prepares reports of loans and accounts that have amounts owing and forwards on reports for legal action.
A bookkeeper maintains and reconciles records of financial transactions (such as sales, wages and petty cash) and prepares regular statements showing receipts, payments and balances of accounts.
A costing clerk calculates and investigates wages, materials, overheads and other operating costs.and values for items such as raw
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