Issue sales invoices

Description

Prepare the invoice of goods sold or services provided, containing individual prices, the total charge, and the terms. Complete order processing for orders received via telephone, fax and internet and calculate the customer’s final bill.

Alternative labels

issue a sales invoice
issuing a sales invoices
send sales invoices
publish sales invoices
prepare sales invoices
produce sales invoices
issuing sales invoices

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Issue sales invoices is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Hardware and paint specialised seller: Hardware and paint specialised sellers sell hardware, paints and other hardware in specialised shops.
Fish and seafood specialised seller: Fish and seafood specialised sellers sell fish, crustaceans and molluscs in specialised shops.
 
Ammunition specialised seller: Ammunition specialised sellers sell weapons and ammunition for individual use in specialised shops.
Sporting accessories specialised seller: Sporting accessories specialised sellers sell sports goods, fishing gear, camping goods, boats and bicycles in specialised shops.
Bookshop specialised seller: Bookshop specialised sellers sell books in specialised shops. They also make suggestions, give advice about the books available and any other related products for sale in the specialised shop.
Clothing specialised seller: Clothing specialised sellers sell clothes in specialised shops.
Confectionery specialised seller: Confectionery specialised sellers sell confectionery in specialised shops.
Cashier: Cashiers operate the cash register, receive payments from customers, issue receipts and return change due.
Bakery specialised seller: Bakery specialised sellers sell bread and cakes in specialised shops, post-processing the products if required.
Purchasing manager: Purchasing managers are in charge of buying goods, equipment and services for their company, and try to ensure the most competitive prices. They are also responsible for negotiating contracts, reviewing the quality of products and analyzing suppliers , and the use and resale of goods and services.
Pet and pet food specialised seller: Pet and pet food specialised sellers sell pets, pet foods, accessories, care products and related services in specialised shops.
Audiology equipment specialised seller: Audiology equipment specialised seller sell goods and equipment in specialised shops.
Computer games, multimedia and software specialised seller: Computer games, multimedia and software specialised sellers sell software products in specialised shops.
Fuel station specialised seller: Fuel station specialised sellers sell fuel, ​lubricating and cooling products for motor vehicles and motorcycles in a fuel station.
Second-hand goods specialised seller: Second-hand goods specialised sellers sell second-hand goods such as books, clothes, appliances etc. in specialised shops.
Furniture specialised seller: Furniture specialised sellers sell furniture and other household articles in specialised shops.
Computer and accessories specialised seller: Computer and accessories specialised sellers sell computers and other peripheral units in specialised shops.
Fruit and vegetables specialised seller: Fruit and vegetables specialised sellers sell fruit and vegetables in specialised shops.
Textile specialised seller: Textile specialised sellers sell textiles, fabrics and haberdashery, etc. in specialised shops.
Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Eyewear and optical equipment specialised seller: Eyewear and optical equipment specialised sellers sell glasses in specialised shops.
Ticket issuing clerk: Ticket issuing clerks provide service to customers, sell tickets and fit the reservation offer to customers’ needs. They sell tickets for all events such as sporting, cultural and leisure activities. They provide customers with information on offers and make the necessary arrangements.
Beverages specialised seller: Beverages specialised sellers sell beverages in specialised shops.
Motor vehicles specialised seller: Motor vehicles specialised sellers sell cars and motors vehicles in specialised shops.

 
Post office counter clerk: Post office counter clerks sell products and services at a post office. They assist customers with picking up and sending mail. Post office counter clerks also sell financial products.
Building materials specialised seller: Building materials specialised sellers sell building materials in specialised shops.
Shoe and leather accessories specialised seller: Shoe and leather accessories specialised sellers sell footwear in specialised shops.
Sales processor: Sales processors handle sales, select channels of delivery, execute orders and inform clients about dispatching and procedures. They communicate with clients in order to address missing information and/or additional details.
Cosmetics and perfume specialised seller: Cosmetics and perfume specialised sellers sell cosmetics and toilet articles in specialised shops.
Jewellery and watches specialised seller: Jewellery and watches specialised sellers sell, maintain and clean jewels and watches in specialised shops.
Toys and games specialised seller: Toys and games specialised sellers sell toys and games in specialised shops.
Domestic appliances specialised seller: Domestic appliances specialised sellers sell domestic appliances in specialised shops.
Orthopaedic supplies specialised seller: Orthopaedic supplies specialised sellers sell orthopaedic goods in specialised shops.
Meat and meat products specialised seller: Meat and meat products specialised sellers cut up and sell meat in specialised shops.
Audio and video equipment specialised seller: Audio and video equipment specialised sellers sell audio and video equipment such as radio and television, CD, DVD etc. players and recorders in specialised shops.
Medical goods specialised seller: Medical goods specialised sellers dispense medicinal drugs and provide advice.
Tobacco specialised seller: Tobacco specialised sellers sell tobacco products in specialised shops.
Accounting assistant: Accounting assistants record and report ticketing accounting situations to the accountant they work with, verify deposits and prepare daily reports and income. They arrange authorised refund vouchers, maintain the returned check accounts and communicate with ticketing managers concerning any ticketing systems issues.
Flower and garden specialised seller: Flower and garden specialised sellers sell flowers, plants, seeds and/or fertilisers in specialised shops.
Press and stationery specialised seller: Press and stationery specialised sellers sell newspapers and office supplies such as pens, pencils, paper, etc. in specialised shops.
Floor and wall coverings specialised seller: Floor and wall coverings specialised sellers sell wall and floor coverings in specialised shops.
Music and video shop specialised seller: Music and video shop specialised sellers sell musical records, audio tapes, compact discs, video tapes and DVDs in specialised shops.
Delicatessen specialised seller: Delicatessen specialised sellers sell delicatessen in specialised shops.
Telecommunications equipment specialised seller: Telecommunications equipment specialised sellers sell telecommunication equipment and services in specialised shops.
Specialised antique dealer: Specialised antique dealers sell antique goods in specialised shops.

Optional skill

Issue sales invoices is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Legal administrative assistant:
Legal administrative assistants carry out the daily administrative activities of firms, offices of notaries public, and companies. They perform activities such as writing mails, phone-answering and typing/keyboarding. They combine these activities with specific knowledge and understanding of the procedures and codes managed in legal business affairs.
Administrative assistant: Administrative assistants perform administrative and office support for supervisors. They perform a variety of tasks, such as answering telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, ordering office supplies, maintaining the office facilities running smoothly, and ensuring that equipment and appliances work properly.
Hairdresser: Hairdressers offer beauty services such as cutting, colouring, bleaching, permanent waving and styling clients’ hair. They ask their clients about their hairstyle preferences in order to provide customised services. Hairdressers use clippers, scissors and razors. They provide hair and scalp treatments and shampoo, condition and rinse hair.
Fluid power technician: Fluid power technicians install and assemble equipment that uses liquid or gas pressure to transmit or regulate power. They also perform tests on and maintain this equipment.
Gunsmith: Gunsmiths modify and repair metal fabricated firearms for special costumer specifications. They use machines and hand tools such as planers, grinders and millers to alter and restore guns, and they may also apply engravings, carvings and other decorative finishing touches to the otherwise finished product.
Commercial sales representative: Commercial sales representatives represent a company in selling and providing information on goods and services to businesses and organisations.
Watch and clock repairer: Watch and clock repairers maintain and repair wristwatches and clocks. They identify defects, change batteries, fit new straps, oil and replace damaged parts. They may also restore antique clocks.
Sports equipment repair technician: Sports equipment repair technicians maintain and repair recreational sports equipment such as tennis rackets, archery tools and camping equipment. They use specialised hand tools or mechanical tools to restore damaged parts.
Diesel engine mechanic: Diesel engine mechanics repair and maintain all types of diesel engines. They use hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools to diagnose trouble, disassemble engines, and to examine and exchange parts of defect and excessive wear.
Industrial machinery mechanic: Industrial machinery mechanics work on new machinery and equipment in operation. They set up for the specific application and build accessories if necessary, perform maintenance and repair, and run diagnostics to find faults in systems or parts that need replacing.
Bicycle mechanic: Bicycle mechanics maintain and repair a variety of bicycle models and component parts. They may perform customized alterations, according to their client’s preferences.
Beauty salon manager: Beauty salon managers oversee the daily operations and staff management in a beauty salon. They ensure customer satisfaction, budget control and inventory management. Beauty salon managers set up and enforce salon rules and cleanliness guidelines. They are also in charge of promoting the salon to attract new clients.
Vehicle maintenance attendant: Vehicle maintenance attendants execute basic tasks such as changing oil, changing filters, changing spark plugs at a vehicle maintenance station.
Marketeer: Marketing consultants advise companies in the development of marketing strategies for specific purposes. They can advise and develop strategies for the entry of a brand in the market, for the re-launch of a product, for the introduction of a new product, or for the positioning of a commercial image. They perform previous studies of the position of the company and perception of customers in order to define the marketing approach.
Pedicurist: Pedicurists offer cosmetic treatment and care for their clients’ feet and toenails. They cut and shape toenails, give footbaths and exfoliation treatments and apply nail polish.
ATM repair technician: ATM repair technicians install, diagnose, maintain and repair automatic teller machines. They travel to their clients’ location to provide their services. ATM repair technicians use hand tools and software to fix malfunctioning money distributors.
Vehicle technician: Vehicle technicians inspect, test and maintain vehicles, motorcycles, engine tune-ups and tyre replacements. They repair engine failures, lube replacements. Vehicle technicians replace vehicle components and evaluate warranty options.

 
Barber: Barbers cut, trim, taper and style men’s hair. They also remove facial hair by shaving the specific area. Barbers use tools such as scissors, clippers, razors and combs. They may offer additional services like shampooing, styling, coloring and performing scalp massages.
Pneumatic systems technician: Pneumatic systems technicians use blueprints and technical documentation to assemble and install equipment operated by gas or air under pressure. They set up the systems according to engineering specifications and test them to ensure good functioning order. They may also perform maintenance and repair work on installed pneumatic equipment.
Secretary:
Secretaries perform a variety of administrative tasks to help keep an organisation run smoothly. They answer telephone calls, draft and send e-mails, maintain diaries, arrange appointments, take messages, file documents, organise and service meetings, and manage databases.
Sales support assistant: Sales support assistants perform a variety of general sales support tasks, such as supporting the development of sales plans, managing clerical activities of sales efforts, verifying client invoices and other accounting documents or records, compiling data, and preparing reports for other company departments.
Toymaker: Toymakers create or reproduce hand-made objects for sale and exhibition made of various materials such as plastic, wood and textile. They develop, design and sketch the object, select the materials and cut, shape and process the materials as necessary and apply finishes. In addition, toymakers maintain and repair all types of toys, including mechanical ones. They identify defects in toys, replace damaged parts and restore their functionality.
Office clerk: Office clerks are responsible for performing clerical and administrative duties in an office setting and support of business operations within a department. They assist all the administrative staff, secretaries, and assistants by sorting mail, filing forms and documents, answering phones, greeting clients, scheduling meetings, and serving drinks.
Heating engineer: Heating engineers install and maintain gas, electric, oil, solid-fuel and multiple fuel heating and ventilation equipment as stand-alone heating and ventilation systems or build into machinery and transport equipment. They follow instructions and blueprints, perform maintance on systems, perform safety checks and repair the systems.
Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (and refrigeration) service engineer: Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (and refrigeration) service engineers install and maintain industrial heating, air conditioning and possibly refrigeration systems. They set up furnaces, thermostats, ducts, vents, and other equipment needed to ensure the controlled passage and treatment of air. They also carry out repairs.
Contract engineer: Contract engineers combine technical knowledge of contracts and legal matters with understanding of engineering specifications and principles. They ensure that both parts are aligned in the development of a project and foresee the compliance of all the engineering specifications and matters as defined in contracts.
Power tool repair technician: Power tool repair technicians identify defects and repair electrically powered tools such as drills, chainsaws, lawn mowers and grinding machines. They disassemble, test and replace defective parts in tools. Power tools repair technicians advise customers on maintenance products and methods for their equipment. They may sell such products.
Window cleaner: Window cleaners use cleaning tools such as sponges and detergents to clean windows, mirrors and other glass surfaces of buildings, both on the interior and exterior. They use specific ladders to clean taller buildings, using safety belts for support.
Sales assistant: Sales assistants represent the direct contact with clients. They provide general advice to customers.
Aesthetician: Aestheticians offer skin care treatments. They apply various facial treatments according to their clients’ needs and skin type, such as lotions, scrubs, peels and masks, in order to maintain the skin healthy and attractive. Aestheticians may also give neck massages and body treatments such as wraps. Aestheticians remove unwanted hair on different body parts like eyebrows, upper lip or the bikini area. They perform facial massage and apply make-up for various occasions.
Supply chain manager: Supply chain managers plan, manage and coordinate all activities related to the sourcing and procurement of supplies needed to run manufacturing operations from the acquisition of raw materials to the distribution of finished products. The supplies can be raw materials or finished products, and it can be for internal or external use. Moreover, they plan and commission all the activities needed to be performed in manufacturing plants and adjust operations to changing levels of demand for a company’s products.
Office equipment repair technician: Office equipment repair technicians provide services to businesses related to installing, maintaining and repairing new or existing equipment such as printers, scanners and modems, on the clients’ premises. They keep records of performed services and return equipment to a repair centre if needed.
Computer hardware repair technician: Computer hardware repair technicians install, examine, test and repair computer hardware and peripheral components. They test computers’ functionality, identify the problems and replace damaged components and parts.
Service manager: Service managers are responsible for the supervision and coordination of the provision of different professional and technical services to customers. They ensure a smooth interaction with clients and high levels of satisfaction post-service. This occupation includes the provision of policing, correctional, library, legal and fire services.
Manicurist: Manicurists provide fingernail care. They clean, cut and shape the nails, remove cuticles and apply polish. Manicurists apply artificial fingernails and other decorative items on nails. They advice on nail and hand care and sell specialised products.
Tanning consultant: Tanning consultants assist clients with their tanning needs. They offer advice on purchases and treatments in solariums and tanning salons.
Roadside vehicle technician: Roadside vehicle technicians perform onsite repairs, tests and maintenance to roadside vehicles. They locate and travel to customers’ vehicles to provide services such as tyre replacements and engine repairs.
Bookkeeper: Bookkeepers record and assemble the day-to-day financial transactions of an organisation or company, consisting usually of sales, purchases, payments and receipts. They ensure all financial transactions are documented in the appropriate (day) book and general ledger, and that they are balanced out. Bookkeepers prepare the recorded books and ledgers with financial transactions for an accountant to then analyse balance sheets and income statements.
Supply chain assistant: Supply chain assistants work closely together with managers in the operations processes, namely purchasing, manufacturing, and distribution processes. They help with administrative and pragmatic follow up of actions such as invoicing, drafting and preparation of contracts and purchasing orders, reconciliation of inventory against documents, and communication with distribution channels.
Technical sales representative: Technical sales representatives act for a business to sell its merchandise while providing technical insight for customers.
Beauty salon attendant: Beauty salon attendants schedule clients’ appointments, greet clients on the premises, give detailed information on the salon’s services and treatments and gather clients’ complaints. They clean the salon regularly and ensure all products are in stock and well deposited. Beauty salon attendants take payments from clients and may sell various beauty products.
Jewellery repairer: Jewellery repairers use specialised hand tools to carry out adjustments and repairs to all types of jewellery pieces. They resize rings or necklaces, reset gems, and repair broken jewellery parts. Jewellery repairers identify the suitable precious metals to be used as replacements, solder and smooth joints. They clean and polish the repaired pieces to be returned to the customer.
Shoe repairer: Shoe repairers repair and renew deteriorated footwear and other items like belts or bags. They use hand tools and specialised machinery to add soles and heels, replace worn-out buckles and clean and polish shoes.
Mobile phone repair technician: Mobile phone repair technicians run tests to assess the mobile phones’ functionality, install and update phone software, troubleshoot wiring problems, and replace damaged parts and components such as batteries, LCD screens, keypads, buttons. They also advise their clients on warranty issues and recommend products based on their expertise.
Household appliances repair technician: Household appliances repair technicians use electrical equipment to test resistance or voltage and to identify appliances’ malfunctions. They repair small and large electrical or gas home appliances such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines, dishwashers, air conditioners and refrigerators.
Agricultural machinery technician: Agricultural equipment technicians repair, overhaul and maintain agricultural equipment including tractors, tillage equipment, seeding equipment and harvesting equipment. They perform evaluations of the equipment, perform preventive maintenance activities and repair faults.
Receptionist: Receptionists are responsible for the reception area of a business. They answer the phone, greet guests, pass information, respond to inquiries and instruct visitors. They are the first point of contact for clients and customers.
Consumer electronics repair technician: Consumer electronics repair technicians use electrical equipment to diagnose malfunctions and test functionality of consumer electronics such as TVs, video and audio systems and digital cameras. They read manufacturers’ instructions and conduct the necessary repairs or replacements.
Lift engineer: Lift engineers set lifts into a prepared framed hoistway. They install support assembly, set up the lift pump or motor, piston or cable, and mechanism. Lift engineers connect the necessary electronic elements to complete the installation and connection of the lift cabin. They also perform the necessary steps to inspect and repair lifts, as well as the shaft and any associated electronics. Lift engineers make sure every inspection and report action is noted in a log book, and report to the client on the state of the serviced lift.
Application engineer: Application engineers deal with the technical requirements, management, and design for the development of various engineering applications, such as systems, new product designs, or the improvements of processes. They are responsible for the implementation of a design or process improvement, they offer technical support for products, answer questions about the technical functionality and assist the sales team.

 


 

References

  1. Issue sales invoices – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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