Office Clerk Job Description

Office clerks, or administrative assistants, work in an office setting.

They perform tasks that are administrative in nature, such as typing, sorting, and responding to emails, creating employee schedules, and answering telephones.

Office clerks also assist in filing, distributing mail, and copying.

Office clerks perform clerical duties that are vital to the functioning of an office.

Office clerks direct the flow of paperwork in an office, whether it’s in the front office or the back office.

They also receive and sort mail.

Office clerks may assist managers with clerical duties.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Office Clerk to assist with office duties such as answering phones, filing, and data entry. The ideal candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.

Office Clerk Duties:

  • Provide administrative and clerical support as needed
  • Maintain office files, records, and inventories
  • Research and compile data
  • Follow up on work authorizations, invoices, and payments
  • Process financial transactions
  • Conduct administrative and research tasks
  • Maintain and update client and project files
  • Maintain confidentiality

Office Clerk Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all office functions
  • Maintain office supplies, file documents, and oversee mail and deliveries
  • Conduct periodic inventory and ordering of office supplies
  • Maintain and update company files and maintain filing systems
  • Administer payroll
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, and presentations
  • Prepare verbal and written reports
  • Help with office moves

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Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years experience in a clerical or office support role
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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