Accounts Clerk job description

Below is a typical job description for an Accounts Clerk which we hope you find useful. If you need any assistance with recruiting an Accounts Clerk in Lancashire and North Manchester, we’d love to hear from you.

An Accounts Clerk duties can vary massively depending on the turnover of the business and the team structure.  An Accounts Clerk tends to be a starting position for someone within accounts and can be someone who is in the early stages of studying AAT or would like to learn and develop their accounting skills whilst doing the job.

An Accounts Clerk will be expected to perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Purchase ledger duties including processing invoices, dealing with and resolving supplier queries
  • Credit control and sales ledger duties including chasing overdue customer accounts and cash allocation
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Responsibility for the petty cash
  • Supporting the accounts team with any other transactional accounting duties