Data Entry Assistant

About the Data Entry Assistant position
We are looking for a skilled Data Entry Assistant for our 3month volunteer program who will be tasked with input of paper-based information into our digital systems. The company will rely on you for having accurate and updated data that are easily accessible through a digital database.

We expect you to be computer-savvy and a fast typist with a keen eye for detail. Good understanding of data confidentiality principles is compulsory.

Data Entry Assistant responsibilities are:
Type in data provided directly from customers

Move data from paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards, data recorders or optical scanners

Prepare spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes

Perform verification of data by comparing it to source documents

Review and update existing data

Collect data from the database or electronic files as requested

Organize system backups on a regular basis to ensure data preservation

Manage paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost

Data Entry Assistant requirements are:
working knowledge on a Data Entry position

Good practical experience with word processing tools and spreadsheets such as MS Office Word, Excel and so on

Good knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices

Basic knowledge of touch typing system and database management tools

Fast typing skills with close attention to detail

Good command of English both oral and written and customer service skills

High school degree or equivalent
We support equal opportunity and if you do not meet the requirements exactly we encourage you to apply, if you are returning to work, come from a diverse background or are 55 or older we encourage you to apply.