Data Entry Clerk | Job Description Template

We’re seeking for a Data Entry Clerk to input information from paper documents into our database. The ideal applicant will be computer literate, rapid typist, and detail-oriented. You’ll be reporting to a data manager or another senior member of the data team. The fundamentals of data confidentiality must be understood.  The organization will rely on you to keep correct and up-to-date data in a digital database that is easily accessible.

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Educational Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Worked as a data entry clerk before. 

Skills Required for the job

  • Fast typing abilities are greatly preferred, as is knowledge of the touch typing system. 
  • Excellent command of word processing and spreadsheet software (MS Office Word, Excel etc.) 
  • Working knowledge of office supplies, as well as computer gear and peripherals 
  • Database knowledge is a must. 
  • Customer service skills and a good grasp of English, both oral and written 
  • Extremely meticulous attention to detail 

Job Responsibilities

  • Using keyboards, data recorders, or optical scanners, transfer data from paper forms into computer files or database systems. 
  • Fill up the blanks with information provided by consumers. 
  • Make spreadsheets with a huge number of figures that are error-free. 
  • Compare data to source documents to ensure accuracy. 
  • Existing data should be updated 
  • As needed, get data from the database or electronic files. 
  • To ensure data preservation, make regular backups. 
  • After inputting data, sort and arrange documentation to avoid losing it.

Company Offerings

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