4311-Accounting and Bookkeeping Clerks

Job Title: 

Accounting and Bookkeeping Clerks

Job Description: 

Accounting and bookkeeping clerks compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. They perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.


Calculating, preparing, and issuing bills, invoices, account statements, and other financial statements according to established procedures

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

413 - Taxation
402 - Accounting and Related Services

Specific Occupations: 

431101 - Accounts Clerk
Description : Monitors creditor and debtor accounts, and undertakes related routine documentation. May work in a call centre.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Account Coordinator / Controller, Accounting Clerk, Accounts Payable or Receivable Clerk, Assets Clerk / Coordinator, Audit Clerk, Billing Administrator / Representative / Officer, Creditors Clerk, Debtors Clerk, Ledger Clerk, Settlement Clerk / Officer

431102 - Cost Clerk
Description : Calculates and investigates the cost of wages, materials, overheads and other operating expenses.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Costing Clerk, Costing Estimator, Pricing Clerk / Analyst / Estimator

431103 - Taxation Clerk
Description : Prepares and maintains tax records.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa