Data Entry Clerk (Charge Posting)

July 09, 2020

JOB SUMMARY: Types information into a database from paper documents. The ideal candidate must be able to operate a 10-key calculator and have strong computer, data entry and organizational skills.  This position will report to the Department Manager.  An understanding of data confidentiality principles is required.  RESPONSIBILITIES: • Transfer data from paper formats into computer files or database systems. • Type in data provided directly from customers. • Enter large numbers of figures without mistakes • Verify data by comparing it to source documents • Update existing data • Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested. • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation • Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost. REQUIREMENTS: • Proven experience as data entry clerk • Fast typing skills; Knowledge of touch typing system is strongly preferred • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.) • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices • Basic understanding of databases • Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills • Great attention to detail • High school degree or equivalent.