Many clerical accounting positions exist within various types of organizations. The positions may involve billings and collections, cash control, data inputting to computerized accounting systems, payables management, and payroll and personnel records administration. The minimum requirement for entry into one of these positions is usually an associate degree in accounting or related experience. You may wish to seek an associate degree in accounting to begin your career and later pursue an advanced degree to further your career objectives.
Additional information on bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks, including job descriptions and salaries, may be found at the Federal Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics: