Accounting clerks are responsible for maintaining books and records for employers. They calculate and prepare documents such as invoices, payslips, count sheets. They manage cash on hand (deposits, transfers, petty cash) as well as accounts payable and accounts receivable. As part of their duties, they may be required to produce tax returns, record transactions in a computerized registry and perform other office tasks such as filing or word processing. It is a valuable occupation that requires good concentration and numeracy skills. An office job as an accounting clerk requires honesty, discretion and attention to detail.