Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks:

Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees' time worked, production, and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $39,810.00
Average Time to Fill 29 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 3,246
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -15.36 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Resource Allocation
Written Communication
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Attention to Detail
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Critical Thinking
Technology and Tool Usage

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Processing Information

Maintain balance sheets
Compute state and federal taxes
Calculate insurance premiums or awards
Calculate financial data
Verify employee information
Compile data or documentation
Compile data or information for financial reports
Record historical information
Reconcile financial records
Resolve invoice, purchasing, funding, or payment discrepancies

Performing Administrative Activities

Process payroll documents, records, or checks
Process checks for dissemination
Execute sales or other financial transactions
Process account invoices
Index information resources
File documents, records, or related materials
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail
Issue identification documents to employees, members, or visitors

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain record of organization expenses
Maintain financial records, reports, or files
Maintain customer and account records
Record personnel information
Maintain personnel records
Prepare financial reports
Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance

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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
Customer Service
Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
Payroll Reports
Customer Checkout
Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

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