Duties for clerical positions vary depending on the business needs. Here are some of the common duties required in our clerical job openings.
Most clerical duties require computer skills in order to log data for the business. Data entry can include inputting client information, supply orders or inventories, employee time sheets, personnel information, and typing up any forms.
Clear and friendly communication is very important when hiring for clerical work. Communication duties may include speaking with customers or clients, answering phones, handling correspondence between businesses, and communicating with other staff.
Some positions do require accounting knowledge and some form of higher education or training. Responsibility for the accounting clerk may include submitting payroll, tracking inventory, inputting sales, and sending out invoices.
Office Equipment Management
Clerical jobs do require you to manage office equipment. This may include keeping track of supplies, ordering low inventory or supplies, moving inventory around, or preparing paperwork and office supplies for new employees.
Depending on where you work you may be required to use the internet to conduct research for the business. This can include competitor, client, or new vendor research or any other tasks that may come up. Even if the position does not require research, it is still valuable to understand how to search for information on the internet for clients if needed.