Tasks & Responsibilities
  • 01
    Checking figures, notification and documents for correct information, mathematical accuracy and proper codes;
  • 02
    Operating computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyse information;
  • 03
    Classifying, recording and summarising numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records using journals and ledgers or computers;
  • 04
    Calculating, preparing and issuing bills, invoices, account statements and other financial statements according to established procedures;
  • 05
    Compiling statistical, financial, accounting or audit reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, payable and receivable accounts, and profits and losses;
  • 06
    Performing related tasks; and
  • 07
    Supervising, scheduling and monitoring the tasks of other workers.

What are the skills required?

Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.

Hard Skill
Filing
an act or instance of using a file
Hard Skill
Data Entry
Working experience of Data Entry. Data entry is the professional term for entering information into a computer or data-recording system using an electronic or mechanical device.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office is an office suite of applications, servers, and services developed by Microsoft.
Soft Skill
Communication
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.
Soft Skill
Speaking
ability to communicate effectively. These skills allow the speaker, to convey his message in a passionate, thoughtful, and convincing manner
Soft Skill
Time Management
Time management is the process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities - especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity.
Hard Skill
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft.
Hard Skill
Costing
Cost accounting is a type of accounting process that aims to capture a company's costs of production by assessing the input costs of each step of production as well asfixed costssuch asdepreciationof capital equipment.
Hard Skill
Record Keeping
Records management, also known as records and information management, is an organizational function devoted to the management of information in an organization throughout its life cycle, from the time of creation or inscription to its eventual disposition.
Soft Skill
Typing
Typing is the process of writing or inputting text by pressing keys on a typewriter, computer keyboard, cell phone, or calculator.
Soft Skill
Writing
Experience expressing business messages effectively in written form. This may include planning drafting and revising as necessary.
Soft Skill
Problem Solving
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems.
Hard Skill
Bookkeeping software
Accounting software
Hard Skill
Invoice Processing
Experience managing incoming invoices and ensuring they are paid.
Hard Skill
Budgeting
Experience planning how the financial resources of a business or department are to be allocated during the next business period.
Soft Skill
Computer Literacy
The ability to use computers and related technology efficiently for work tasks.
Hard Skill
Budget Preparation
A critical aspect of intervention planning is preparing a budget of income and expenses.
Hard Skill
Invoice Preparation
Experience documenting work done in a standard commercial format for requesting payment.
Hard Skill
Revenue Accounting
Working experience of Revenue Accounting, which is accounting of a type of account that shows a company's income from the sale of its goods and services as well as the expenses associated with the sales of those items.
Hard Skill
Account Management
Account management is the management of sales and relationships with particular customers of a company.
Hard Skill
Balance Sheet Analysis
Working experience of Balance Sheet Analysis, which refers to analysis of the assets, liabilities, and equity of a company or organization. The process of balance sheet analysis is used for deriving actual figures about the revenue, assets, and liabilities of the company.
Hard Skill
Credit Management
Credit management is the process of granting credit, the terms it's granted on and recovering this credit when it's due.
Hard Skill
Financial Reporting
Experience apply GAAP accounting practices to convey the financial performance of a company to the market, its investors, and other stakeholders.
Hard Skill
Payroll Preparation
Payroll is the process by which employers pay an employee for the work they have completed. Any business with employees should have a payroll established. Although, payroll seems like a mundane task, it involves many aspects including, withholding taxes from each paycheck and making sure accurate funds are paid to the correct government agency.
Hard Skill
Tax Preparation
Tax preparation is the process of preparing tax returns, often income tax returns, often for a person other than the taxpayer, and generally for compensation.
Hard Skill
Account Adjustment
In accounting/accountancy, adjusting entries are journal entries usually made at the end of an accounting period to allocate income and expenditure to the period in which they actually occurred.
Hard Skill
Cash Disbursement
The outflow of cash paid in exchange for the provision of goods or services
Hard Skill
Claims Processing
The fulfillment by an insurer of its obligation to receive, investigate and act on a claim filed by an insured.
Hard Skill
Construction Accounting
Construction accounting is a form of project accounting applied to construction projects.
Hard Skill
Credit Analysis
Credit analysis is the method by which one calculates the creditworthiness of a business or organization.
Hard Skill
CSS
A cascading style sheet (CSS) is a Web page derived from multiple sources with a defined order of precedence where the definitions of any style element conflict. The Cascading Style Sheet, level 1 (CSS1) recommendation from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), which is implemented in the latest versions of the Netscape and Microsoft Web browsers, specifies the possible style sheets or statements that may determine how a given element is presented in a Web page.
Hard Skill
Document Management
A document management system (DMS) is a system (based on computer programs in the case of the management of digital documents) used to track, manage and store documents and reduce paper.
Hard Skill
General Ledger Reconciliation
General Ledger Reconciliation is the process performed by accountants to verify the integrity of account balances on the companys general ledger of accounts.
Hard Skill
Invoice Approval
Invoice approval, also called check authorization, is a document that lists the steps and documents required before an invoice can be paid. In other words, this is the approval process that the accounting department must perform before it is allowed to cut a check for the purchase of goods.
Hard Skill
Invoice Filing
Working experience of Invoice Filing. Filing Invoices invloves the storage of documentation concerning matters of payment, either phyically or electronically, in a logical system.
Hard Skill
Invoice Matching
Working experience of Invoice Matching. Accounts payable invoice matching is the process of matching vendor invoice, purchase order, and product receipt information. Differences among these documents are called matching discrepancies. Matching discrepancies are compared with the tolerances that are specified.
Hard Skill
ReadSoft
Document management software
Hard Skill
Report Analysis
Working experience of Report Analysis. Reporting: The process of organizing data into informational summaries in order to monitor how different areas of a business are performing. Analysis: The process of exploring data and reports in order to extract meaningful insights, which can be used to better understand and improve business performance. Reporting Analysis therefore is the combination of these things.
Hard Skill
Tax Audits
A tax audit is when the IRS decides to examine your tax return a little more closely and verify that your income and deductions are accurate.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.
Accounting and taxation
Accounting and taxation is the study of maintaining, auditing and recording financial transactions.
5,465
Graduates

(2019)

Finance, banking and insurance
Finance, banking, insurance is the study of planning, directing, organising and controlling financial activities and services. It includes the control and monitoring of the financial resources of organisations, instituitions and individuals, and the provision of financial services at the corporate and individual levels.
5,565
Graduates

(2019)

Wholesale and retail sales
Wholesale and retail sales is the study of buying and selling goods and services, including stock management, pricing practice, loss prevention, sale systems and procedures. It includes the study of the workings and current trends of the wholesale and retail industries. Selling of buildings and properties is also included.
2,031
Graduates

(2019)

Protection of persons and property
Protection of persons and property is the study of services to the community concerning protection of property and persons. It comprises training in police work, public security, fire protection and fire fighting.
27
Graduates

(2019)

Electricity and energy
Electricity is the study of installing, maintaining, repairing and diagnosing faults in electrical wiring and related equipment in domestic, commercial and industrial establishments. Installation and maintenance of overhead and underground electrical power distribution networks is included. Energy is the study of energy generation.
5,948
Graduates

(2019)

Community sanitation services
Community sanitation services is the study of community services dealing with items that affect public health such as hygienic standards in food, water supply, disposal of sewage and garbage and street cleaning.
0
Graduates

(2019)


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