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Data Entry and Cost Accounting.

Vaughan, ON, Canada
April 20, 2020

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Dear Hiring Manager,

Re: Data Entry Position.

I am seeking new employment in the area of Data Entry. I would like to work in an office in any position. I am interested in a full time position with your firm and have enclosed my resume for your consideration.

Previously, I have gained experience in the field of data entry with University of Toronto Press. I have proven my reliability and demonstrated proficiency with business software. My managers and colleagues have witnessed firsthand my ability to handle various roles with a strong sense of professionalism and time management, despite being hearing impaired.

I am currently working part time at the University of Toronto Press and have gained experience in data entry. My roles currently include maintaining computer systems, accounting systems for certification, file maintenance, organization techniques for complete work filing, billing, cost accounting, data entry and Microsoft Office, Excel and software development life cycle.

My personality and dedication have led me to build a strong rapport and a reputation as a dedicated team member. I am well known to be resolute with a positive spirit.

I am looking forward to meeting with you in person and I am grateful to explore opportunities with your company. Please do not hesitate to contact me by email at

Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you.


Shabir Dattu


A dedicated, hard working and reliable individual seeking a data entry position in a progressive organization where I can apply technical and interpersonal skills to help further company growth.

Highlights of Qualifications

Thorough accounting, purchase and inventory skills in MS Office, Excel, Data Entry

Knowledge of accounting software, Cost, Quick Books, Simply Accounting

Well organized individual who is able to work independently

Flexible with good judgment and strong attention to detail

Enthusiastic team player with a positive attitude and a desire to contribute

A quick and eager learner who can easily adapt to new responsibilities

Self-motivated; able to implement decisions and set effective priorities to achieve both immediate and long-term goals

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume work environment

Typing speed of 45 wpm

Work Experience

University of Toronto 2008 - Present

Data Entry Clerk

Calculate cost of orders and materials, forward invoices to appropriate accounts file

Process purchases within purchasing authority

Maintain inventory of office supplies and order supplies as required

Assist in reviewing and revising physical inventory procedures

Coordinate repairs for office equipment minimizing any delays in service to customers

Utilized MS Excel software to create a variety of reports such as accounts and inventory control system

Receive and register invoices, forms, records and other documents for data capture

Input data into computerized databases, spreadsheets or other templates using a keyboard, mouse, or optical scanner, speech recognition software or other data entry

Verify accuracy and completeness of data

Maintaining and organizing electronic storage media

York University 2009 - Present

Library Clerk

Assist library users in accessing basic library materials and making inter-library loans

Received and scanned library materials ensuring all documents were properly filed

Re-shelved books and other library materials to allow for easy access to customers

Performed manual and electronic clerical activities utilizing MS Word and Microsoft Office

Thorough knowledge of library system computer workflows

Hands on experience with office equipment such as faxes and photocopying

Orchid Labels 1981 - 2007

Data Entry Clerk

Sourced and obtained price quotations from cataloguers and suppliers to fulfil purchase orders

Calculated cost of orders and charged or forwarded invoices to appropriate accounts files

Opened and distributed mail, transcribed and distributed minutes at meetings

Estimate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses

Composed and typed correspondence, reports and other documents

Received payments, paid bills and issued cash deposits at the bank

Previous experience with Item Masters

Education and Professional Development

Data Entry, MS Excel Software and Mathematics St. James College 1978-1980

Coaching Experience

Assistant Coach and Professional

Richmond Hill Squash Club and National Squash Academy

Conducted squash lessons on a part-time basis

Assistant Coach

Richmond Hill Soccer Club

Assisted head coach in preparation of youth soccer team by instituting warm-up drills

Boosted morale of team and was a mentor for peers on soccer team

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