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Invoice Clerk Resume

An invoice clerk resume highlights the candidate's professional history, marketing his/her clerical abilities and bookkeeping skills. Not only must it communicate your career related interests to the employer, but also express your willingness to share the vision of the organization. The purpose of a job application is to convince the reader to consider you as a potential competitor for the job position they offer. An ideal resume reflects confidence, longing, and willingness to serve for its progress, with you being a fundamental participant in it. This is what a resume needs to achieve, and that while laying out the essential elements that give shape to your profile, for the reader to interpret and judge accordingly. Resumes fail because they're inefficiently crafted, not because there is competition. The first set of candidates selected is in for interviews, and that is where recruitment ends, and the selection process starts. So, rejection is not due to competition, it's due to unproductive applications. Really, there's no competition, just selection of the efficiently crafted applications.

How should your resume be?

Ideally, a resume needs to be restricted to one page only, in order to facilitate a short, yet informative read. Take a look at the sample resume for an invoice clerk, given below for your reference. Observe its layout and take tips as to the arrangement of information. The key feature being adequate customization, where leaving out irrelevant facts is the tool for enhancement. A recruiter comes busy and bound with a couple hundred applications, and by limiting the contents of your resume to only the significant information, considering the current employer and his needs, you're doing a favor to him.

Unelaborate your profile

If you study the layout of the invoice clerk resume sample below, you'll see that the employment history lacks the previous job descriptions. This is because they have been summarized into a profile summary, which precedes the employment details. This is one simple act of customization that facilitates enhanced display of your expertise. Summarizing your experience in less than eight points, ensures the reader's engagement in your application, and on the other hand, develops his interest and confidence in your potential.

The resume starts with an objective, which explains your career related goals and interests, while serving as an official title of your resume. Not only does it quantify your goals, but also introduce the reader to your profile. As shown in the example below, it should be comprised of multiple details such as your current designation and your total experience within the profession, brought together to state your vision. A good way to ensure that your vision appeals to the reader is by contacting them beforehand and discussing their needs, or you may simply visit the company website, and learn about their business to showcase exactly what they want. Similarly, mention only those qualities in you that match the requirements of the job position you're seeking, leaving out the general or commonplace ones.

Refer to the sample of invoicing clerk resume given below and adopt its layout, and pay careful attention to understand and implement effective sentence construction. Browse the website thoroughly to find more resume templates and cover letter samples.

Joanna P. Rotts
449 Court Street
Foley, MO 63347
(636) 662-2352


Invoicing Clerk, with over 18 months of experience in handling paperwork facilitating financial transactions, seeks an opportunity to share the vision of your organization, to further learn and understand financial management, serving to aid internal advancement and proliferation of business.

Profile Summary:

  • Acquired source data from vendor invoices to check for accuracy and completeness
  • Gathered data from the procurement department for verification of receipt
  • Prepared itemized invoices for customer, recording and communicating significant shipping information
  • Generated reports showing accounts payable, having close eye for variances or discrepancies
  • Coordinated internal audit sessions, participated in departmental meetings
  • Established and maintained business relationships with vendors, distributors, and outsourced logistics department

Key Skills:

  • Familiar with the operation of bookkeeping software, proficient in the use of MS Office Works, Linux, and Filezilla
  • Sound mathematical skills, ability to interpret and analyze statistical data, with close attention to details
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to ensure smooth interdepartmental communication
  • Data entry @ 40 WPM
  • Efficient in task prioritizing, and schedule maintenance, to ensure timely payments and avoid overdue

Employment Experience:

2010 - 2012
Quinlan Companies Inc - Foley, MO
Invoice Clerk


Graduated from Elsberry High School - Foley, MO
Placed in grade B


Available upon request

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