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Bookkeeping Clerk Resume

A bookkeeping clerk is a financial expert who looks after the financial aspects of an organization. The position is applicable in small as well as large organizations. The main job responsibilities of a bookkeeping clerk include updating and maintaining details of financial and accounting procedures, calculating accounts receivable and payable, recording and maintaining all financial transactions, looking after payroll processes, tracking invoices and overdue amounts, preparing financial reports and bank deposit statements. The main goal of a bookkeeping clerk is to ensure that the financial transactions and calculations are done in an accurate manner.

This type of job requires sound knowledge of accounting and accounting softwares. It is mandatory for a bookkeeping clerk to be detail oriented and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. The educational criterion to apply for the position of bookkeeping clerk is to acquire at least a high school diploma or bachelor's degree in accounting.

Resume Example

Jim Sutton
021 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, New Jersey
Phone: 143-111-8019


Well versed with accounting standards with hands-on experience in handling financial and accounting related tasks such as calculating annual expenses and financial statements. Seeking an opportunity to work as a bookkeeping clerk in a renowned organization.

Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting standards, principles and guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and general accounting principles
  • Extensive knowledge of QuickBooks, bookkeeping practices and financial reporting
  • Possesses excellent analytical, administrative and management skills
  • Well versed with Microsoft Office applications and accounting softwares
  • Skilled in handling multiple accounts and managing multiple tasks
  • Possesses excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently
  • Flexible and has the ability to cooperatively work in a team and dynamic environment

Work Experience:

Organization: Glotel Business Group, New Jersey
Duration: January 2013 - Till Date
Designation: Bookkeeping Clerk

  • Responsible for preparing and maintaining financial records and account statements of the organization
  • Perform tasks such as calculating expenditures, recording transactions and preparing account summaries for the supervisors
  • Carry out responsibilities of maintaining and updating accounting records to the managers
  • Perform the task of verifying records of transactions, calculating profit and loss and preparing bank deposits
  • Responsible for tracking overdue amounts and preparing sale and purchase invoices
  • Handle the responsibility of compiling data from the cashiers to prepare necessary financial reports and statements

Organization: STB Group, New Jersey
Duration: May 2010 - December 2012
Designation: Junior Bookkeeping Clerk

  • Undertake responsibilities related to the depositing of checks and preparing of invoices on a daily basis
  • Perform tasks related to tax payments, journal entries and monitoring of payroll taxes
  • Handle responsibilities of creating accounts payable and accounts receivable journals as well as perform basic data entry tasks
  • Responsible for handling clerical and administrative tasks such as filing, faxing and handling calls
  • Complete the job of checking financial transactions and performing verification of the received invoices
  • Responsible for preparing monthly financial reports and statements as well as perform maintenance of vendor files
  • Handle major responsibilities of overseeing the general ledger and maintain ledger books of the company

Educational Summary:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in 2010


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