Data Entry Typist Job Description

A data entry typist is a person who uses computers, keyboards, and software to enter data into various databases.

Data entry typists may provide support to a company’s accounting department by inputting information into company databases, such as payroll, accounts payable and receivable, and inventory.

They may also enter data into detailed financial information that is used by management to make business decisions.

Data entry typists may also work with medical data, such as drug information, medical history, and test results, or legal data, such as legal cases and cases indexed by name.

In addition to entering data, data entry

Updated on:     
October 17, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Data Entry Typist to work in our office. We need someone who is accurate and fast typist.

Data Entry Typist Duties:

  • Perform quality data entry, maintaining the integrity of all documents and information
  • Update, analyze, and process information as needed
  • Organize files in an organized and systematic manner
  • Greet coworkers, customers, and visitors
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, and conferences
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, supporting a positive work environment
  • Work as a team player
  • Develop reports

Data Entry Typist Responsibilities:

  • Strong typing skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Possess a basic knowledge of computers including basic troubleshooting, Windows installation, Windows updates, and driver installation
  • Ability to read and interpret contracts and drawings
  • Ability to work 8-10 hour shifts

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Enters data on spreadsheets, databases, and websites
  • Verify and type data, following company procedures and guidelines
  • Enter and sort invoices, receipts, and timesheets
  • Accurately complete cost, project, and time entries
  • Create and maintain expense reports and expense codes for documents, invoices, and receipts
  • Create and maintain databases
  • Maintain electronic filing systems and/or hard copy records
  • Generate reports using appropriate software, including creating tables, sorting, and exporting
  • Maintain and update spreadsheets
  • Maintain and update databases
  • Perform other clerical tasks
  • Communicate regularly with clients, vendors, and managers
  • Follow directions and work plan
  • Attend and participate in daily meetings
  • Discuss issues of concern
  • Participate in on-the-job training and special projects as needed

Our company is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from all races, religions, nationalities, genders, and ages.