Accounting Clerk Interview Preparation Guide
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Accounting Clerk job preparation guide for freshers and experienced candidates. Number of Accounting Clerk frequently asked questions(FAQs) asked in many interviews

26 Accounting Clerk Questions and Answers:

1 :: Please introduce yourself?

Review your employment experience. Try mentioning qualifications which are probably the most vital: numeric agility, ability to use computers and calculators, typing skills, ability to maintain files and records with impeccable attention to detail, etc. Mentioning people skills can also help, even if you think the job will be all backroom.

2 :: Tell me are you computer literate?

Specify computer applications you are proficient with (Microsoft Office, Adobe, PowerPoint, Linux, Notepad), specific experience working in a computerized environment, and any projects you might have done using computers (presentations, etc.). Typing speed is also relevant.

3 :: Are your communication skills effective?

Mention front desk customer service as well as regular communication with the management (representations, proposals, etc.). For example, talk about your ability to sense requirements before they are said and how you've resolved complaints effectively.

4 :: Describe yourself as a responsible employee?

Talk about experience doing tasks which required responsibility, such as problem solving, research, and tracking documentation problems and discrepancies.

5 :: Can you provide the highest possible attention to detail as an accounting clerk in our company?

Answer in the affirmative and provide detail. Describe specifics of filing, record keeping, and calculating, verifying which of those require close contact with other departments. Show that you understand that typing requires maximum attention to detail.

6 :: Who is accounting clerk?

Accounting clerks deal with data, records, and documents, as well as provide front-desk customer service. It's their duty to compile, calculate, and sort documents, post receipts, tally deposits, and file and maintain accounting records with financial data.
Accounting clerks have to be professional in appearance and behavior, and be detail oriented, agile, and good with numbers.

7 :: What was your important goal that you set in the past?

My important goal in the past was to stay home and raise my kids. I worked part time jobs. All of my children have graduated high school and now living their own lives as adults. That was my goal.

8 :: What made you decide on a career in accounting?

As a finance major I believe that a career in accounting would be a good opportunity for hands on experience in the work field.

9 :: What motivates you to perform your best?

I like accuracy the first time and make sure that all paperwork is done in a timely manner. It is important that you give all that you have to the company you are working for and pay attention to every detail so that all paperwork in process correctly. You want to do your very best as if the company belongs to you.

10 :: What positive traits you already have and would most like to build upon?

As per accounting clerk I think - accuracy, fastness, honesty, hard work and mindset are to be needed to be a successful accountant/positive employee.
☛ Detail oriented
☛ Well organized
☛ Team player
☛ Patience
☛ Calmness