Bookkeepers maintain and evaluate records of financial transactions in account books and computerised accounting systems.
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- keeping financial records, and maintaining and balancing accounts using manual and computerised systems
- monitoring cash flow and lines of credit
- preparing and producing financial statements, budget and expenditure reports and analyses using account books, ledgers and accounting software packages
- preparing invoices, purchase orders and bank deposits
- reconciling accounts against monthly bank statements
- verifying recorded transactions and reporting irregularities to management
- may be required to prepare forms reporting business tax entitlements and obligations such as the amount of goods and services tax paid and collected
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Cert II in Financial Services
- Certificate III in Financial Services
- Cert IV in Bookkeeping
- Diploma of Accounting
- Advanced Diploma of Accounting *
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