Bookkeeper in Melbourne

Bookkeeper job description

Bookkeepers are responsible for maintaining an organisation's key accounting records, known as ledgers. Day-to-day activities include recording transactions such as income and outgoings, and posting them to various accounts. Being a broad and varied role, a Bookkeeper job description should emphasise the need f or a strong sense of time management and organisational skills, and with exposure to many aspects of the accounting function it can be a stepping stone to a more senior or specialised accounting role.

Bookkeeper duties and responsibilities of the job

A Bookkeeper is like the engine room of an accounting team, maintaining a variety of ledgers used to produce key financial reports. A Bookkeeper job description should express the need f or a candidate who is organised, and who loves numbers and accounting information.A Bookkeeper job description generally includes: Recording transactions such as income and outgoings, and posting them to various accounts Processing payments Conducting daily banking activities Producing various financial reports Reconciling reports to third-party records such as bank statements.

Bookkeeper job qualifications and requirements

To become a Bookkeeper, you will need to apply f or a BAS Agent registration and completed at least a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or a Certificate IV in Accounting.

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Accounts Payable (AP)
Accounts Receivable (AR)
Customer Service
General Ledger
Salary for Bookkeeper in Melbourne
77175 - 98175
25th Percentile
The applicant has limited or no experience in the position and is still developing their skills. Demand: Low
50th Percentile
The applicant has an average level of experience and has most of the necessary skills. Demand: Moderate
75th Percentile
The applicant has above-average experience, has (nearly) all necessary skills, and may also have specialised qualifications. Demand: High
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