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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks :

Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $36,840.00
Average Time to Fill 20 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 3,651
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) -5.30 %

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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
Integrity
Organization
Oral Communication
Problem-solving
Technology and Tool Usage
Professionalism
Decision-making

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

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

Analyzing Data or Information

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

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

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

Documenting/Recording Information

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

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Budgeting
Financial Reporting
Month-End Close Processes
Financial Statements
Cash Deposits and Receipts
Invoice Preparation
Finance



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