Skills Accounting Technician near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an accounting technician in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 12200).


  • Calculate and prepare cheques for payroll
  • Calculate fixed assets and depreciation
  • Keep financial records and establish, maintain and balance various accounts using manual and computerized bookkeeping systems
  • Maintain general ledgers and financial statements
  • Post journal entries
  • Prepare other statistical, financial and accounting reports
  • Prepare tax returns
  • Prepare trial balance of books
  • Reconcile accounts

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Projecting Outcomes
  • Analyzing Information
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
Communication Help - Communication
  • Professional Communicating
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Interviewing
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Managing Information
  • Processing Information


Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Law, Government, and Jurisprudence
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Client Service
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Computer and Information Systems
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