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.


Tasks include:

  • checking figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes
  • operating computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyse information
  • classifying, recording, and summarising 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 statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Accounts clerk
Cost clerk
Cost computing clerk

This unit group excludes

Bank operations clerk (4312)
Finance clerk (4312)

Specific Occupations: 


Ledger and accounts clerk

Audit clerk

Payroll/Wages clerk

Billing clerk

Purchasing clerk

Other accounting clerks (eg cost clerk)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore