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Data Entry Clerk Job Description

A Data Entry Clerk job description template to hire for your Administrative department.

About the Data Entry Clerk position

We are looking for a skilled Data Entry Clerk who will be tasked with input of paper-based information into our digital systems. The company will rely on you for having accurate and updated data that are easily accessible through a digital database.

We expect you to be computer-savvy and a fast typist with a keen eye for detail. Good understanding of data confidentiality principles is compulsory.

 

Data Entry Clerk responsibilities are:

  • Type in data provided directly from customers
  • Move data from paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards٫ data recorders or optical scanners
  • Prepare spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes
  • Perform verification of data by comparing it to source documents
  • Review and update existing data
  • Collect data from the database or electronic files as requested
  • Organize system backups on a regular basis to ensure data preservation
  • Manage paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost

 

Data Entry Clerk requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Data Entry Clerk position
  • Good practical experience with word processing tools and spreadsheets such as MS Office Word٫ Excel and so on
  • Good knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
  • Basic knowledge of touch typing system and database management tools
  • Fast typing skills with close attention to detail
  • Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills
  • High school degree or equivalent

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