Skills Accounting Clerk in New Brunswick

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "accounting clerk" was moved from the group Accounting and related clerks (NOC 1431) to the group Accounting and related clerks (NOC 14200).

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an accounting clerk in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Accounting and related clerks (NOC 14200).

Tasks

  • Prepare general ledger
  • Prepare journal entry
  • Manage accounts receivable
  • Manage accounts payable
  • Prepare trial balance
  • Open and close books for auditors
  • Prepare bank reconciliations
  • Conduct banking
  • Prepare payroll
  • Invoice clients
  • Conduct credit and collections
  • Assess fixed assets and depreciation
  • Costing and budgeting
  • Prepare income tax
  • Freight rating
  • Perform foreign currency exchange
  • Store, update and retrieve financial data
  • Perform clerical duties, such as maintain filing and record systems
  • Perform general office duties
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Prepare financial statements and reports
  • Prepare reports

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

    Skills

  • Service and Care Help -
    • Counselling and Nurturing
    • Treating People/Animals
    • Protecting and Enforcing
    • Serving Others
    • Cooking, Preparing, Serving
    • Tending to Daily Needs
    • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Information Handling Help -
    • Managing Information
    • Processing Information
  • Handling Goods and Materials Help -
    • Sorting
    • Loading and Unloading

    Knowledge

  • Business, Finance and Management Help -
    • Business Management
    • Business Administration
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Personnel and Human Resources
    • Clerical
    • Sales
    • Marketing
    • Client Service
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