Sample Resume for Bookkeeping Clerk Position

Updated on: February 25, 2018

A Bookkeeping Clerk is accountable for many tasks such as reconciling and balancing accounts, summarizing details in separate ledgers and verifying, allocating, and posting details of business transactions to subsidiary accounts in journals or computer files from documents, such as sales slips, invoices, receipts, check stubs, and computer printouts.

S/he must have a working knowledge of Quick Books, Excel, Word & Accounts Payable plus, excellent and reliable written, analytical, organizational verbal and communication skills.

He/she should also be able to calculate employee wages from plant records or time cards and prepare checks for payment of salary as well.


Bookkeeping Clerk Resume Sample



Joseph Cobain
8788 Clair Lift Bay ● Houston, TX 65665
Phone: 090-999-8777 ● Email: cobain @ email . com



Achievement-driven and steadfast professional with over 5+ years’ experience as a Bookkeeping Clerk. Track record of accurately maintaining fiscal records, effectively communicating with employees as well as with customers. Proven capability of establishing and maintaining healthy working relationships and ability to plan, prioritize, organize and coordinate work activities and comprehend contract language.


➜ Analyzing Data or Information: Identified underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

➜ Processing Information: Compiled, coded, categorized, calculated, tabulated, auditing, verified, or processed information or data and created and maintained contract specific spreadsheets that, programmatically split invoices into their appropriate organization codes.

➜ Keeping Accurate Records: Proficiently registered financial transactions for establishments and compiled reports to show statistics, such as cash receipts and expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, profit and loss, and other items pertinent to operation of the business.

➜ Estimating Needed Characteristics: Estimated the characteristics of materials, products, events, or Information such as evaluating sizes, distances, and quantities, or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

➜ Computer Expertise: Substantial working knowledge of Quick Books, Accounts Payable, MS Excel & Word


Bookkeeping Clerk | Adecco – Houston TX [06/2008 – 07/2013]

Managed all aspects of Accounts Receivable which included actual posting and classification of the Daily Receivable Transactions moreover prepared deposit slips, maintained accurate and comprehensive records of each day’s transactions, reconciled monthly credit card statements and prepared monthly Financial Reports for management. After 7 months promotes to a permanent position.

Administrative Tasks: Prepared financial statements and reports, including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet, reconciled bank account and distributed money within departments, received, approved, and declined client invoices and assured expenditures are per code balances for item acquisition.

Recording and Documenting Information: Assisted with budget preparations and kept track of client assets, assisted accountants with tax return preparation and made bank deposits and receipts of money in addition to that, also, paid bills and maintained ledgers.

Inventory: Provided inventory support such as maintaining office materials and supplies, received requests for materials and equipment and prepared purchase orders accordingly as well as transmitted purchase orders directly to vendors for purchases.

Key Accomplishments
● Supervised employees on an individual basis by assigning work, reviewing progress and assessing their performance and on that base earned ‘paid time off’ and ‘major holidays’.

● Keenly monitored voucher submissions after submitting to Comptroller’s office and ensured that the vouchers had attained paid status, further reviewed and responded to the auditor with corrections or missing documents to resolve any pending issues until the voucher is paid or deleted.


Burlington Coat Factory, Houston, TX – Auditing Clerk – 2007
Physio-Control, Inc. – Redmond, WA – Data Entry Clerk – 2004

Houston Community College, Houston, TX
Associate Degree in Accounting – 2005