Accounting and related clerks

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1431  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Accounting and related clerks calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other financial records according to established procedures. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Account Audit Clerk
  • Account Verification Clerk
  • Accounting And Auditing Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable And Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Assessment Clerk
  • Audit Clerk
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Balance Clerk
  • Bill Clerk
  • Billing Clerk
  • Billing Machine Operator
  • Budget Clerk
  • Cash On Delivery (COD) Clerk
  • Cheque Control Clerk
  • COD (cash On Delivery) Clerk
  • Control Clerk - Hotel And Restaurant
  • Cost Accounting Clerk
  • Cost Clerk
  • Costing Clerk
  • Currency Sorter
  • Deposit Clerk
  • Disbursement Clerk
  • Expenditure Clerk
  • Finance Clerk
  • Financial Investigation Clerk
  • Fiscal Clerk
  • Freight-rate Clerk
  • Freight-rate Revision Clerk
  • Income Tax Return Preparer
  • Investment Clerk
  • Invoice Clerk
  • Journal Entry Audit Clerk
  • Journal Entry Clerk
  • Junior Billing Clerk
  • Junior Invoice Clerk
  • Ledger Clerk
  • Patient-billing Clerk
  • Rate Reviewer
  • Remittance Accounts Clerk
  • Revenue Accounting Clerk
  • Senior Accounting Clerk
  • Tariff Clerk
  • Tax Clerk
  • Tax Return Preparer
  • Traffic Rate Clerk
  • Transfer Clerk
  • Treasury Clerk
  • Utilities Billing Clerk
  • Vault Clerk
  • Voucher Clerk
  • Wharf Clerk
  • Wharfinger
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Audit Clerk
  • Billing Clerk
  • Budget Clerk
  • Costing Clerk
  • Deposit Clerk
  • Finance Clerk
  • Freight-rate Clerk
  • Income Tax Return Preparer
  • Invoice Clerk
  • Ledger Clerk
  • Tax Clerk
  • Wharf Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Account Payable Clerk
  • Customer Billing Support Representative
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Accounting Support

Requried Skills for Accounting and related clerks

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Cycle
  • Accounting Records
  • Accounting Systems
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accruals
  • Accrued Liabilities
  • Adjusting Entries
  • Agriculture
  • Attention to Detail
  • Audit Trail
  • Balance Sheet
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Bank Statements
  • Bargaining
  • Billing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Brokerage
  • Budgeting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Ethics
  • Calculations
  • Career Development
  • Cash Flows
  • Checklists
  • Cloud Applications
  • Collections
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Communications
  • Computer Systems
  • Conciliation
  • Corporate Services
  • Cost Accounting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Culture Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Entry
  • Data Retrieval
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Depreciation
  • Detail Oriented
  • Diplomacy
  • Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Expense Account
  • External Auditor
  • Filing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Data
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Software
  • Financial Statements
  • Fixed Asset
  • Fluent English
  • Fluent French
  • Forecasting
  • General Ledger
  • Indicators
  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Intercom
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Investigation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Memos
  • Mentorship
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multitasking
  • Office App
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Management
  • Office Suite
  • Operating Systems
  • Operations
  • Oral Communication
  • Organization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll Processing
  • Petty Cash
  • Planning
  • Prioritization
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Improvements
  • Procurement
  • Professionalism
  • Project Management
  • Punctual
  • Purchasing
  • Receivables
  • Reconciliation
  • Registration
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Reliability
  • Remittance
  • Requisition
  • Research
  • Sage Accounting Software
  • Sales
  • Secondary Education
  • Service Delivery
  • Service Provider
  • Software Systems
  • Spreadsheets
  • Statistics
  • Subsidies
  • System Support
  • Task Planning
  • Team Building
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Training
  • Time Constraints
  • Time Management
  • Timelines
  • Trial Balance
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Wire Transfer
  • Work Independently
  • Writing
  • Written Communication

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for accounting and related clerks.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $37,936
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $39,909
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $23,108
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $36,856
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for accounting and related clerks.

Gender Median Income
Male $36,042
Female $30,639
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (71 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for accounting and related clerks.

$29,250.00
Lowest Observed
$61,000.00
Highest Observed
$37,050.00
25th Percentile
$43,594.46
Average
$41,000.00
Median
$50,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for accounting and related clerks

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 65
25 to 34 years 215
35 to 44 years 285
45 to 54 years 390
55 to 64 years 260
65 to 74 years 65
75 years and over 15
Total 1,295
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for accounting and related clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 540
Part Time 820
Total 1,360
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for accounting and related clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 185
Female 1,180
Total 1,365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for accounting and related clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,190
Self Employed 105
Total 1,295
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for accounting and related clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,235
Unemployed 60
Total 1,295
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for accounting and related clerks. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 25
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 500
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 30
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 330
Total 1,365
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Required Skills for Accounting and related clerks

  • Accounting
  • Accounting Cycle
  • Accounting Records
  • Accounting Systems
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accruals
  • Accrued Liabilities
  • Adjusting Entries
  • Agriculture
  • Attention to Detail
  • Audit Trail
  • Balance Sheet
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Bank Statements
  • Bargaining
  • Billing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Brokerage
  • Budgeting
  • Business Administration
  • Business Ethics
  • Calculations
  • Career Development
  • Cash Flows
  • Checklists
  • Cloud Applications
  • Collections
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Communications
  • Computer Systems
  • Conciliation
  • Corporate Services
  • Cost Accounting
  • Critical Thinking
  • Culture Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Entry
  • Data Retrieval
  • Decision Making
  • Decision-Making
  • Depreciation
  • Detail Oriented
  • Diplomacy
  • Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Expense Account
  • External Auditor
  • Filing
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Data
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Software
  • Financial Statements
  • Fixed Asset
  • Fluent English
  • Fluent French
  • Forecasting
  • General Ledger
  • Indicators
  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Intercom
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Investigation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Memos
  • Mentorship
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multitasking
  • Office App
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Management
  • Office Suite
  • Operating Systems
  • Operations
  • Oral Communication
  • Organization
  • Organizational Skills
  • Payment Processing
  • Payroll Processing
  • Petty Cash
  • Planning
  • Prioritization
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Improvements
  • Procurement
  • Professionalism
  • Project Management
  • Punctual
  • Purchasing
  • Receivables
  • Reconciliation
  • Registration
  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Reliability
  • Remittance
  • Requisition
  • Research
  • Sage Accounting Software
  • Sales
  • Secondary Education
  • Service Delivery
  • Service Provider
  • Software Systems
  • Spreadsheets
  • Statistics
  • Subsidies
  • System Support
  • Task Planning
  • Team Building
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Training
  • Time Constraints
  • Time Management
  • Timelines
  • Trial Balance
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Wire Transfer
  • Work Independently
  • Writing
  • Written Communication

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