Cashier job description

Position Description: Cashier

Basic Function: The cashier position is accountable for error-free cash register operations, payment processing, and interactions with customers.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Accurately and efficiently operate cash registers

  2. Operate bar code scanning equipment

  3. Ensure that there is sufficient cash in the cash drawer

  4. Maintain correct cash balances at cash registers

  5. Ask for a form of identification as needed

  6. Sort, count and wrap coins and currency

  7. Process payments made with cash, checks, credit cards, and debit cards

  8. Validate checks

  9. Provide change if necessary when checks are cashed

  10. Process returns and exchanges

  11. Be aware of all promotions and advertisements that affect product prices

  12. Process all presented coupons

  13. Maintain a clean checkout area

  14. Communicate company policies and procedures to customers

  15. Bag purchased items

  16. Gift wrap customer purchases as requested

  17. Answer customer questions

Desired Qualifications: General clerical experience. Must be detail oriented, with excellent customer interaction skills. Must be able to stand for extended periods.

Supervises: None

Related Courses

Bookkeeping Guidebook
Optimal Accounting for Cash