Bookkeepers record and put together summaries of the financial transactions of a business or other organisation for management purposes.
Duties & Tasks
Bookkeepers may perform the following tasks:receive and record invoices and arrange paymentprepare and send invoices to debtorscheck and process loan applicationscalculate and distribute wages and salariesprepare regular reports and summaries of accounting activitiesprepare financial statements and debtors' listingscheck customers' credit ratingsverify recorded transactions and report irregularities to managementprepare reconciliations of accounts.
In larger organisations, a bookkeeper's duties may be divided among a number of different positions.
- aptitude for working with numbers good organisational skills able to work as part of a team able to meet deadlines good communication skills.