Securities Clerk

Compile and maintain records of firm's securities transactions.
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Quick Stats


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Good

Salary Range
$21,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Securities Clerks do?

Compiles and maintains records of firm’s securities transactions: Reviews statements of transactions such as purchases and sales of securities, compares items with records to verify accuracy, and enters details in journals. Computes amounts, such as cash balances, dividends, gain or loss, and other investment data to verify accuracy of records, using adding machine, and reconciles discrepancies. Distributes investment income to various accounts, according to budgeted percentages, to compile investment journals. Computes amounts to determine cash position of various accounts and prepares vouchers to transfer funds needed to meet payments due.


Should I be a Securities Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Securities Auditor

    How to become a Securities Clerk

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