Calculates and investigates the cost of wages, materials, overheads and other operating expenses.
Skills Assessment Authority
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Group: 5511 Accounting Clerks
monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, materials, overheads and other operating costs.
preparing and processing documentation related to accounts payable and receivable
reconciling invoices and despatching payments
calculating, analysing and investigating the costs of proposed expenditure, wages and standard costs
preparing bank reconciliations
allocating expenditure to specified budget accounts
summarising expenditure and receipts
preparing records of standard costs and values for items such as raw materials and packaging supplies
recording cost variations and contract price movements
compiling cost data for preparation of operating budgets, and profit and loss calculations
investigating the costs of proposed expenditures, quotations and estimates
preparing reports of total costs, inventory adjustments, selling prices and profits
may work in a call centre
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.