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Accounts Administrator

Manage payment processing for a company.

What's it like to be an Accounts Administrator?

Account Administrators manage payment processing for companies. Payments include the amounts a company is owed, and the amounts the company owes others. They are also responsible for bookkeeping, tax reconciliation and invoicing.

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You don’t need qualifications to work as an Accounts Administrator, but they may be an advantage in developing your skills.

  1. Complete a Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317), available through TAFE and registered training organisations.
  2. Alternatively, consider completing a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping (FNS40217), which will provide you with a broader skill set.
  3. Level up your learning with a Diploma of Accounting (FNS50217). To enrol in the Diploma you’ll need to have completed the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, or you’ll need to complete an Accounting Principles Skill Set (FNSSS00014) to upskill.

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Diploma of Accounting

This diploma will provide you with the skills needed to find employment in professional accounting roles in the financial services industry.
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Certificate III in Accounts Administration

This certificate provides you with the skills to perform financial data entry and to process payroll and accounts.
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Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping

The certificate prepares you to work in the accounting industry in roles such as a BAS Agent or contract bookkeeper.
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Aug 2019
Accounts Administrator is not a difficult job as long as you have a willing to learn
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Accounting
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Retail
The good things
You will gain essential soft skills via this role including time management, task priority, team work and problem solving. You will be responsible for all accounts and keep track of them. This is a go...
The challenges
The more accounts you have to deal with, the more problems you might encounter. So coming up with solutions is a common task. Also, there will be a lot of paperwork to be updated in a timely manner. S...
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Aug 2019
Trust accounting is a multitask roll with lots of variety
Reviewer's Qualification
Completed High School (Year 12)
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Trust accounting
The good things
I love the variety of daily tasks the pressure of meeting deadlines the challenges of new work
The challenges
Meeting month end commitments
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