Booking Clerk Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking a Booking Clerk position that offers an immediate challenge, career opportunity, and advancement.

Work Experience:

Booking Clerk, May 2004 – Present

SOS Staffing, Edwardsville, IL

  • Booked outbound freight shipments and ensured maximum use of available cargo space on company ships.
  • Ensured orderly booking sheet and ascertained availability of cargo space.
  • Furthered to inform shipper of ship’s name on which cargo is booked, sailing date, and cargo delivery date.
  • Familiarized with computing and record charges, refunds, cost of lost or damaged goods, and similar items.
  • Appraised typing vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records and reconcile bank statements.
  • Managed to resolve and simplify scheduled shift in accordance with company policy.

Booking Clerk, March 2002 – April 2004

COASTAL SUPPLY, Edwardsville, IL

  • Measured cargo data on booking control sheet, listing tonnage and computed type of cargo, shipper’s name, and cargo destination.
  • Obtained cargo data from shipper, such as type, tonnage, destination, and shipping date, in order to determine allocation of cargo and fully utilize capacity of each ship.
  • Determined allocation in accordance to type of cargo booked.
  • Coordinated with other workers and check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by them.
  • Analyzed and computed business transactions like funds received/disbursed, totals etc.
  • Audited and classified recorded data to keep financial records complete and updated.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of cargo handling and general understanding of basic accounting
  • Ability to perform billing activities accurately
  • Able to follow procedures for keeping records
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power point, Internet and data processing
  • Excellent ability to verify data input and correct errors
  • Ability to work or interpret data independently
  • Able to perform clerical work with speed and accuracy


Associate Degree in Finance, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ