Billing and Posting Clerks:

Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $35,460.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 10,769
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Following Directions
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Written Communication
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Processing Information

Maintain balance sheets
Compute property equity
Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)
Calculate monetary exchange
Compute state and federal taxes
Calculate financial data
Compile data or documentation
Compile data or information for financial reports
Record historical information
Reconcile financial records
Resolve invoice, purchasing, funding, or payment discrepancies
Sort books or publications
Balance cash register
Sort mail letters or packages by hand

Performing Administrative Activities

Process payroll documents, records, or checks
Process individual, group, or organizational invoices
Process customer transactions
Process checks for dissemination
Execute sales or other financial transactions
Complete purchase requisitions
Organize individual, group, or organizational account invoices
Prepare correspondence relating to financial discrepancies
Take messages, notes, shorthand, and dictation
Process credit transaction
Process account invoices
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail
File documents, records, or related materials
Prepare bank deposits

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze financial data or information
Examine financial documents to identify or verify concerns
Analyze credit information
Analyze applicant financial status
Perform financial analysis of organizational resources and health
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Identify financial risks to company
Conduct financial investigations
Calculate differential equations

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Maintain inventory of office supplies
Monitor currency, coin, or checks in cash drawer
Maintain inventory records
Maintain escrow account
Maintain travel expense accounts
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Disburse organizational funding
Distribute sales proceeds or commissions
Account for organizational funding
Collect overdue bills
Receive payments from others

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain customer and account records
Maintain financial records, reports, or files
Maintain record of organization expenses
Prepare financial reports
Prepare tax returns
Prepare billing statements
Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance
Maintain personnel records
Prepare corporate minute books

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

Verify completeness or accuracy of data
Verify bank or financial transactions
Verify signatures for financial transactions
Review records for accuracy and completeness
Verify information for credit investigations
Detect discrepancies in records or reports
Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data
Compare shipment contents to records

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

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Contract Management
Accounting Systems
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Revenue Recognition

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