Data Entry Staff

Category: Administrative / Office Support Roles

Data Entry Job Responsibilities:
Maintains database by entering new and updated customer and account information.

Data Entry Job Duties:

  • Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities
  • Processes customer and account source documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolution
  • Enters customer and account data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format
  • Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures
  • Verifies entered customer and account data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; combining data from both systems when account information is incomplete; purging files to eliminate duplication of data
  • Tests customer and account system changes and upgrades by inputting new data; reviewing output
  • Secures information by completing database backups
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Data Entry Skills and Qualifications:

  • Organization
  • Typing, Data Entry Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Thoroughness
  • Decision Making
  • Independence
  • Analyzing Information
  • Results Driven