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"Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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.

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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk"

1) Complete and submit tax forms and returns, workers' compensation forms, pension contribution forms, and other government documents.

2) Maintain inventory records.


3) Perform personal bookkeeping services.

4) Compute deductions for income and social security taxes.

5) Prepare purchase orders and expense reports.


6) Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.

7) Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.

8) Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.

9) Debit, credit, and total accounts on computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized accounting software.

10) Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data in order to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers.

11) Calculate, prepare, and issue bills, invoices, account statements, and other financial statements according to established procedures.

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12) Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses.

13) Code documents according to company procedures.

14) Access computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.


15) Operate 10-key calculators, typewriters, and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.

16) Reconcile or note and report discrepancies found in records.

17) Perform financial calculations such as amounts due, interest charges, balances, discounts, equity, and principal.

18) Perform general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, and handling routine correspondence.

19) Prepare bank deposits by compiling data from cashiers, verifying and balancing receipts, and sending cash, checks, or other forms of payment to banks.

20) Receive, record, and bank cash, checks, and vouchers.

21) Calculate and prepare checks for utilities, taxes, and other payments.

22) Compare computer printouts to manually maintained journals in order to determine if they match.

23) Reconcile records of bank transactions.

24) Prepare trial balances of books.

25) Monitor status of loans and accounts to ensure that payments are up to date.

26) Transfer details from separate journals to general ledgers and/or data processing sheets.

27) Compile budget data and documents, based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets.

28) Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses, based on estimates, quotations and price lists.

29) Match order forms with invoices, and record the necessary information.

Job Description for "Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerk"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-E-I        SOC:  43-3031.00


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