ERIC Number: ED107955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of the Bookkeeping Occupation.
Harnish, Ronald; And Others
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the bookkeeping occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Eight duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a two-page table is presented, showing on the first page: tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge (related also to decisions, cues and errors); safety--hazard; and on the second page; science; math--number systems; and communications (performance modes, examples, and skills and concepts). The duties include: preparing payroll, cash receipts, and accounts payable; recording accounts receivable; reconciling bank statement; maintaining inventory control records; performing cash disbursements function; and assisting in preparation of financial statements. A list of office safety hazards is appended. (BP)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 160-167, CE 004 169-206, CE 004 263-268, and CE 004 425-427