Accounts Officer

Manage and maintain accurate financial records and transactions.
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What's it like to be an Accounts Officer?

An Accounts Officer manages a company's finances. Their duties include tracking business expenses, handling invoices and refunds, recording payments, billing customers, and collaborating with collections agencies.

Accounts Officer

Tasks and duties

  • Keeping precise financial records and adhering to accounting standards.
  • Handling accounts payable and receivable which include invoices and payments.
  • Preparing financial reports and analyses for management and stakeholders.
  • Reconciling bank statements and other financial documents.
  • Assisting with budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Providing support during audits and other financial reviews.
  • Responding to inquiries from clients, vendors, and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborating with other departments to ensure accurate financial information.
  • Managing and maintaining financial databases and software systems.
  • Providing timely and accurate processing of financial transactions.

How to become an Accounts Officer

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To become an Accounts Officer you usually need a bachelor degree or ACCA qualification in accounting and have relevant bookkeeping experience. 

  1. Obtain a bachelor degree or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification in accounting, finance, or a related field.

  2. Gain experience in an entry-level position to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) set by the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board.

  3. Obtain additional licenses such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from reputable institutions.

  4. Pursue relevant higher education, such as a master's degree in finance.

  5. Achieve career growth by advancing to higher positions such as Finance Manager.

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Latest review from 1 Accounts Officer surveyed on JobStreet.

Jun 2023
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Finance
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
The good things
Superior very understanding and help me whenever i need
The challenges
Sometimes operation staff don't want cooperate with us.
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