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Statement Clerks

Also called: Data Processor, Item Processing Clerk, Statement Clerk, Statement Distribution Clerk

What they do:
Prepare and distribute bank statements to customers, answer inquiries, and reconcile discrepancies in records and accounts.
On the job, you would:
  • Encode and cancel checks, using bank machines.
  • Take orders for imprinted checks.
  • Compare previously prepared bank statements with canceled checks and reconcile discrepancies.


Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • administrative services
  • accounting and economics
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things


People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control


You might use software like this on the job:

Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Fiserv PEP+ reACH
  • Image replacement document IRD printing software
Financial analysis software
  • Accuity EPICWare
  • IPS of Boston DoubleCheck
Access software
  • Image Deposit Exchange Check Station
  • Remote deposit capture software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
some college or
associate's degree
usually needed

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