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Billing & Posting Clerks

Also called: Account Services Representative, Billing Coordinator, Item Processing Clerk, Statement Clerk

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What they do:
Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.
On the job, you would:
  • Post stop-payment notices to prevent payment of protested checks.
  • Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
  • Verify signatures and required information on checks.

Knowledge

Business
  • administrative services
  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills

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

Abilities

Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality

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

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks Hot Technology
  • Sage 50 Accounting
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology
Medical software
  • Healthcare common procedure coding system HCPCS Hot Technology
  • Medical condition coding software Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$39,590
$28,300
$58,820
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