Billing and Posting Clerks:

Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.

Also includes

Statement Clerks , Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks

About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $35,460.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 10,769
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 13.57 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Following Directions
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Customer Service
Work Ethic
Technology and Tool Usage
Conflict Management
Time Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing Administrative Activities

Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail
Process account invoices
Prepare bank deposits
Organize individual, group, or organizational account invoices
Process individual, group, or organizational invoices
Execute sales or other financial transactions
File documents, records, or related materials
Prepare correspondence relating to financial discrepancies
Process payroll documents, records, or checks
Take messages, notes, shorthand, and dictation
Process proof of deliveries for vendors, carriers, and brokers
Complete purchase requisitions
Answer questions from customers or the public
Process checks for dissemination
Process credit transaction
Transcribe spoken or written information
Retrieve files or charts
Distribute informational bulletins
Process customer transactions
Process orders for merchandise, supplies, or services
Prepare business correspondence
Collate printed materials
Process returned merchandise
Send information, materials or documentation
Route mail to correct destinations
Index information resources
Deliver items such as mail, messages, records, or files
Rent items to customer
Date stamp messages, mail, or other information
Provide clerical assistance to customers or patients

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain customer and account records
Maintain record of organization expenses
Maintain financial records, reports, or files
Prepare billing statements
Prepare records of customer charges
Prepare financial reports
Maintain records, reports, or files in an office, administrative, or clerical setting
Maintain personnel records
Maintain telephone logs
Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance
Maintain equipment service records
Maintain insurance records
Prepare tax returns
Prepare financial documents
Process medical billing information
Maintain public records, reports, or files
Record information from meetings or other formal proceedings
Record personnel information
Maintain file of job openings
Maintain shipping, transportation, or logistical records, reports, or files
Record shipping information
Maintain advertising or marketing records, reports, or files
Maintain educational or training-related records, reports, or files
Maintain job descriptions
Maintain records of sales or other business transactions
Record transportation or material moving related production data
Record client's personal data
Maintain computer, network, or database records, reports, or files
Maintain records, reports, or files associated with business operations or analytics
Prepare corporate minute books
Prepare contracts, disclosures, or applications

Processing Information

Calculate financial data
Maintain balance sheets
Compile data or documentation
Compile data or information for financial reports
Calculate monetary exchange
Reconcile financial records
Calculate rates for organization's products or services
Compute payment schedules
Resolve invoice, purchasing, funding, or payment discrepancies
Sort mail letters or packages by hand
Compile itinerary of planned meetings or activities
Calculate tax information
Calculate Return on Investment (ROI)
Compute state and federal taxes
Compute property equity
Perform basic accounting practices
Calculate insurance premiums or awards
Organize legal information or records
Record historical information
Balance cash register
Sort books or publications
Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading
Count products or materials

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Collect overdue bills
Receive payments from others
Maintain inventory of office supplies
Maintain inventory records
Account for organizational funding
Maintain travel expense accounts
Collect deposits, payments, funding, or fees
Maintain escrow account
Manage inventories or supplies
Monitor currency, coin, or checks in cash drawer
Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies
Monitor inventories of products or materials
Maintain inventory of office equipment or furniture
Develop operational budgets
Disburse organizational funding
Inventory items to be reordered or returned
Control organizational, product, or material inventory
Manage material resources
Manage program or project budgets
Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment
Order office, administrative, or clerical supplies, materials, and equipment
Distribute sales proceeds or commissions

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

Review records for accuracy and completeness
Verify completeness or accuracy of data
Detect discrepancies in records or reports
Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data
Verify signatures for financial transactions
Verify bank or financial transactions
Compare shipment contents to records
Proofread documents, records, or other files to ensure accuracy
Receive shipments
Inspect shipments or cargo against shipping papers
Verify accuracy of records
Verify information for credit investigations
Examine documents to verify adherence to requirements
Evaluate compliance of loaded cargo to regulations or specifications

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Contract Review
Contract Management
Accounting Systems
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Revenue Recognition

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