BOOKKEEPERS maintain and evaluate records of financial transactions in account books and computerised accounting systems.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
keeping financial records, and maintaining and balancing accounts using manual and computerised systems
monitoring cash flow and lines of credit
preparing and producing financial statements, budget and expenditure reports and analyses using account books, ledgers and accounting software packages
preparing invoices, purchase orders and bank deposits
reconciling accounts against monthly bank statements
verifying recorded transactions and reporting irregularities to management
may be required to prepare forms reporting business tax entitlements and obligations such as the amount of goods and services tax paid and collected