U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Excludes "Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks" (43-3051).
Illustrative examples: Mortgage Accounting Clerk,
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Broad Occupation: 43-3030 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Minor Group: 43-3000 Financial Clerks
Major Group: 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010