You might hire an office clerk to:

  • Perform general administrative tasks, including answering and directing phone calls, managing email correspondence, faxing, and filing

  • Perform bookkeeping tasks such as invoicing, processing payments, and updating records
  • Greet clients and visitors and provide them with any necessary information

  • Act as liaison between the company, staff, and office building management, providing information, answering questions, and responding to requests

Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Excellent organizational skills, with diligent attention to detail
A passion for working in a people-facing role
Strong time management and multitasking skills
Comfortability with handling confidential information
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience developing internal processes and filing systems
Basic bookkeeping and accounting skills
Familiarity with common office technology, like scanners and printers