How to Get a Job as a Bookkeeping, Accounting and Audit Clerk
Prior experience and certification only increase your chances for landing a job. But where you pursue employment is important, too. Larger corporations with a big financial staffs may not require as much experience or formal training. But many smaller businesses – those with 25 employees or less – are searching for candidates who require little to no on-the-job training.
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What is the Job Like?
Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks typically work full-time hours. If you work for a restaurant, hotel or store, expect lengthier hours in the office during holidays and the vacation season. But the strains associated with the job are light. “It’s a good life. It’s not real demanding,” Bybee explains of the day-to-day routine. However, with the lighter burden comes lighter pay. For a more lucrative salary, consider getting an accounting degree or becoming a certified public accountant.
Last updated by Casey Quinlan.