Audit Clerk

Verify accuracy of figures pertaining to business transactions.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Audit Clerks do?

Verifies accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers: Examines expense accounts, commissions paid to employees, loans made on insurance policies, interest and account payments, cash receipts, sales tickets, bank records, inventory and stock-record sheets, and similar items to verify accuracy of recorded data. Corrects errors or lists discrepancies for adjustment. Computes percentages and totals, using adding or calculating machines, and compares results with recorded entries. May be designated according to type of records audited as Cash-Sales-Audit Clerk; Charge-Accounts-Audit Clerk; C.O.D. Audit Clerk; Commission Auditor; Expense Clerk; Federal-Housing-Administration-Loan Auditor. May be designated: Inventory-Audit Clerk; Journal-Entry-Audit Clerk; Medical-Records Auditor; Remittance-On-Farm-Rental-And-Soil-Conservation Auditor.


Should I be an Audit Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Advice Clerk, Audit Control Clerk, Cash-Sales-Audit Clerk, Charge-Accounts-Audit Clerk, Check Clerk See More

    How to become an Audit Clerk

    Most Audit Clerks have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:90tdaa&chl=no+college+%2838%25%29|certificate+%2832%25%29|associate%27s+%2812%25%29|bachelor%27s+%2818%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,38,38
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