May 06, 2024

Data Entry Clerk

  • Executech
  • Elk Grove, CA, USA
  • $25.00 - $35.00 hourly
Full time Accounting Admin-Clerical Customer Service

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Entry Clerk to type information into our database from paper documents. The ideal candidate will be computer savvy and a fast typist with a keen eye for detail. You will report to a data manager or another senior data team member. 


    Transfer data from paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards, data recorders or optical scanners
    Type in data provided directly from customers
    Create spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes
    Verify data by comparing it to source documents
    Update existing data
    Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
    Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
    Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost

Requirements and skills

    Proven experience as data entry clerk
    Fast typing skills; Knowledge of touch typing system is strongly preferred
    Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)
    Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
    Basic understanding of databases
    Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills
    Great attention to detail
    High school degree or equivalent