Summary Accounting Technician in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
Find key facts and figures about working as an accounting technician. The following information is applicable to all Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311).
Accounting technicians and bookkeepers maintain complete sets of books, keep records of accounts, verify the procedures used for recording financial transactions, and provide personal bookkeeping services. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job outlook is good in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
- Calculate and prepare cheques for payroll
- Reconcile accounts
- Post journal entries
- Maintain general ledgers and financial statements
- Prepare trial balance of books
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