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Alternative names: Accountant, Budget Officer, Accounts Clerk, Payroll Clerk.

Record, process and manage incoming and outgoing payments, track budgets and spending, payroll payments, arrange taxation and financial auditing.

Training available in Tasmania

  • For a professional Accountant, for example a Bachelor of Business with the appropriate specialisation, see University of Tasmania.
  • For assistants, a Certificate III, or IV of Financial Services, or a Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Accounting, see for example TasTAFE.


Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.


Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.