File Clerk Job Description

File Clerk Job Description (JD)

  • Check incoming paperwork (correspondence, invoices etc.) and make copies before distributing
  • Sort all papers alphabetically and according to content, dates, significance etc.
  • Create or update records with new files and information
  • Store all paperwork in designated places securing the important documents
  • Enter paperwork into an electronic system either by data entry or by using optical scanners
  • Deal with all requests to access files and keep logs of borrowed papers
  • Develop an efficient filing system to make updating and retrieving files easier
  • Follow policies and confidentiality dictations to safeguard data and information
  • Monitor inventory of files, paper clips etc. and report shortages

Requirements

  • Proven experience as file clerk
  • Knowledge of filing systems
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office and office equipment such as photocopier, scanner etc.
  • Good command of English both oral and written
  • Dependable with a respect to confidentiality and policies
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • High school degree or equivalent