Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerks are responsible for paying invoices owed by a company to its suppliers or vendors. The average salary of an Accounts Payable Clerk is $49,404 per annum.

As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you may also provide administrative assistance such as preparing reports, conducting reconciliations, and online banking.

Salary range
Average salary $49,404
salary range
$44,885
$49,404
$53,922
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
-3% by 2020
-3%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as an Accounts Payable Clerk are:
NSW
NSW 32.5%
VIC
VIC 23.3%
QLD
QLD 21.2%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for an Accounts Payable Clerk are:
  • Aptitude for working with numbers
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer skills
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Gain the basic accounting and administration skills recommended for Accounts Payable Clerks.

  • Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30315)
  • Certificate IV in Accounting (FNS40615)
  • Certificate III in Business Administration (BSB30415)
Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

Help progress your career in accounting and prepare for more senior roles with a diploma, advanced diploma or degree. With professional skills in finance and management, you’ll be equipped for career opportunities across multiple industries.

  • Diploma of Accounting (FNS50215)
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting (FNS60215)
  • Bachelor of Business With a Major in Accounting