Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerks are responsible for paying invoices owed by a company to its suppliers or vendors. The average salary of an Accounts Payable Clerk is $49,404 per annum.

As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you may also provide administrative assistance such as preparing reports, conducting reconciliations, and online banking.

Salary range
Average salary $49,404
salary range
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
-3% by 2020
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as an Accounts Payable Clerk are:
NSW 32.5%
VIC 23.3%
QLD 21.2%

Key skills required

The top skills for an Accounts Payable Clerk are:
  • Aptitude for working with numbers
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer skills
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