Sample Job Description for Accounting Clerk

Accounting clerk is responsible to obtain the financial data and to maintain the accounting records of a business for management purpose. Given below is a sample job description template for the position of Accounting Clerk.

Job Title: Accounting Clerk

Location of the Job: ____________________

Years of Experience: ___________________

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: ______________________

Working Hours: _______________________

Salary: ______________________________

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To accumulate all the checks and invoices,
  • To keep the records of all business transactions
  • To verify the funds dispatched and received by using computer or calculator.
  • The cost of lost or damaged goods, shipment charges, rents, refunds all will be stored under the accounting clerk.
  • The person will have to type checks, invoices, reports, vouchers, account statements and other important daily records by using computer or typewriter.
  • Responsible to calculate and distribute salaries and wages.
  • Will have to work as a support for the group finance technical department.
  • Responsible to check customers’ credit ratings.

Required Skills and Qualities:

  • Should have the aptitude with figures.
  • He/She should be good in finalization of accounts.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Should be self motivated
  • Should be able to work being a part of a team
  • Should have decision making skills.