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Accounting Clerk Certificate Series
The Accounting Clerk Certificate Series provides basic training in accounting procedures which will enable students to qualify for clerking-level accounting jobs. Accounting Clerk positions require applicants to have basic accounting knowledge as well as some computer training. The series is designed to give students a working knowledge of the way accounting is done in today's technological environment.
Within this series are five individual courses. Students must attend 90% of each of these courses to qualify for the certificate.
Courses in the Certificate Series
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
What Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Do
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks produce financial records for organizations and check financial records for accuracy.
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks work in offices and may do site visits. Some work part time.
How to Become a Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk
Most bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks need some postsecondary education and also learn some of their skills on the job. They must have basic math and computer skills, including knowledge of spreadsheets and bookkeeping software.
The median annual wage for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks was $42,410 in May 2020.
Employment of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks is projected to decline 6 percent from 2019 to 2029. Technological change and automation are expected to reduce demand for these workers.
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More Information, Including Links to O*NET at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/office-and-administrative-support/bookkeeping-accounting-and-auditing-clerks.htm
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JOB TITLE: Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
OCCUPATION 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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