Accounting clerks are usually under the supervision of Financial Managers within a specific department, and are expected to perform financial verifications and also prepare and submit various health or tax applications (depending on their area of expertise) and interview prospective applicants.
- Accounting clerks are expected to work closely with specific financial applications/software that the business or company utilizes.
- Additionally, they are required to handle accounts from a multitude of both Federal and private sources.
- Processing of individual accounts including balance entries, correcting edits, posting payments, refunding bills and making sure debits/credits are posted to their proper accounts.
- Deals with client correspondence, mail distribution and customer service including verifications and reconciliation of simple bank statements and department records, as well as sorting specific documents.
- Handle any problems resulting from payment or billing delays.
- Maintain and make necessary adjustments and modifications to records and logs such as journals, payroll, time reports, or property records.
- Fundamental understanding of accounting principles, ethics and a powerful ability to both analyse and interpret important accounting data, while also checking for malpractice issues like code verification of various forms.
- Should be able to maintain strong work relationships.
- Excellent computational skills and should be aware of various software packages designed for accounting purposes.
The salary ranges from HK$120,805 to HK$387,384.