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Billing, Cost or Rate Clerk

Job Summary

Responsible for compiling data to prepare invoices, including calculating rates, fees, taxes, shipment, and computing costs. Prepares invoice for submittal to accounts payable.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Gather information to complete invoices and prepare for billing.
  • Calculate taxes, price of goods, fees, and shipping costs and factor into final amount owed.
  • Verify accuracy of data.
  • Use adding machines to calculate amounts.
  • Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices.
  • Estimate market value of products or services.
  • Contain customers to confirm accuracy of data.
  • Compute credit terms and factor into invoices.
  • Prepare itemized statements for accounting department to review.
  • Revise billing errors.
  • Analyze purchase orders, sales tickets, and charge slips before writing invoices.
  • Track hours posted and dollar amounts charged in job orders to calculate client or consulting fees.
  • Compile cost factors including cost of labor and production.
  • Consult rate books and manuals to determine and verify specific charges.
  • Prepare invoices to be mailed, including date-stamping, typing addresses, and adding postage.