The average salary for an Early-Career Accounting Clerk in South Africa is R105,579.
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Job Description for Accounting Clerk
Accounting clerks generally work in offices, and travel is not required for the job. They must have exceptional knowledge of all ledger accounts, such as accounts payable/receivable, cash, and many others. These clerks may work only with accounts payable/receivable, while others may coordinate various accounts for their companies, and other duties may include working with both customers and vendors. Candidates should have excellent customer service skills and close attention to detail in order …Read more
Accounting Clerk Tasks
- Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/ time reports, or property records.
- Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
- Balance entries and make necessary corrections.
- Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper account .
- Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
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Popular Skills for Accounting Clerk
Skills in Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry, Tax Preparation, Financial Reporting and Bookkeeping.
Pay by Experience Level for Accounting Clerk
An entry-level Accounting Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R92,385 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Accounting Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R143,146 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Accounting Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R164,913 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R167,691.
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