Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers
Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
Data entry and word processing skills
Computer skills: Accounting Clerks should be comfortable using bookkeeping software and computer spreadsheets.
Detail-oriented: Accounting Clerks are responsible for developing accurate financial records and reports. They need to pay attention to detail to avoid errors and recognize errors that have been made.
Integrity: Accounting clerks are in control of the financial documentation for an organization, and this information should be used appropriately and kept confidential. It’s important that Accounting Clerks guard against misuse of an organization’s funds by keeping transparent records.
Math skills: Accounting clerks work with numbers on a daily basis and need to be comfortable with a range of mathematical operations.