Data Entry Specialist

Job Description

We are looking for a Data Entry Specialist to type information into our database from paper
documents. The ideal candidate will be computer savvy and a fast typist with a keen eye for
detail. You will report to a data manager or another senior data team member. Understanding of
data confidentiality principles is compulsory. The company will rely on you for having accurate
and updated data that are easily accessible through a digital database.

Responsibilities
• Transfer data from paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards, data
recorders or optical scanners
• Type in data provided directly from customers
• Create spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes
• Verify data by comparing it to source documents
• Update existing data
• Retrieve data from the database or electronic files as requested
• Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
• Sort and organize paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost

Qualifications
• Proven experience as data entry clerk
• Fast typing skills, Knowledge of touch-typing system is strongly preferred
• Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)
• Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
• Basic understanding of databases
• Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills
• Great attention to detail
• High school degree or equivalent
• Warehouse experience is a plus

Required skills