Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks:

Authorize credit charges against customers' accounts. Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. May interview applicants to obtain personal and financial data; determine credit worthiness; process applications; and notify customers of acceptance or rejection of credit.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $36,940.00
Average Time to Fill 36 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 463
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -1.51 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Written Communication
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Oral Communication
Customer Service
Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Documenting/Recording Information

Prepare records of customer charges
Prepare financial reports
Maintain financial records, reports, or files
Maintain customer and account records
Prepare billing statements
Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance
Maintain telephone logs

Performing Administrative Activities

Execute sales or other financial transactions
Send information, materials or documentation
Process credit transaction
File documents, records, or related materials
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail

Getting Information

Conduct interviews to gather financial information
Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information
Review loan applications
Research property records

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

Verify bank or financial transactions
Review credit applications
Verify information for credit investigations

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze credit information
Analyze financial data or information
Review customer records

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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
Business Administration
Financial Statement Analysis
Capital Markets
Insurance Underwriting
Risk and Mitigation Analysis
Cash Management
Loan Processing

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