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List of Office Manager Skills

Office Manager Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews

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Office managers need administrative, communication and organization skills.

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Here's a list of office manager skills for resumes, cover letters, job applications and interviews. Required skills will vary based on the job for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Office Manager Skills

A - G

  • Administrative
  • Administrative Support
  • Appointment Setting
  • Approving Formal Requisitions
  • Attending Meetings
  • Attention to Detail
  • Basic Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting
  • Budget Management
  • Business Accounting
  • Communication
  • Computer
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Correspondence
  • Coordinating Team Efforts
  • Client Relations
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Data Entry
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Event Management
  • Filing Systems
  • Firing Employees
  • Flexible
  • General Business Operations
  • Greeting Visitors

H - M

  • Hiring New Employees
  • Interoffice Memo Writing
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Invoicing
  • IT Tasks
  • Logical Thinking
  • Mail Processing
  • Maintenance of Paperwork
  • Maintaining Personnel Records
  • Meeting Organization
  • Meeting Planning
  • Meeting Scheduling
  • Microsoft Office
  • Monitoring Clerical Work
  • Multi-Tasking

N - S

  • Networking
  • Office Equipment
  • Office Supplies
  • Oral Communication
  • Organization
  • Organizational Support
  • Payroll 
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Petty Cash
  • Policy Making
  • Positive Attitude
  • Procedural Work
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality Control
  • Quarterly Reports
  • QuickBooks
  • Reception
  • Reliable
  • Report Generation
  • Secretarial
  • Scheduling
  • Semiannual Reports
  • Software
  • Special Projects
  • Spreadsheets

Supervising

T – Z

  • Teamwork
  • Telephone
  • Time Management
  • Tool Use
  • Training New Employees
  • Transportation Scheduling
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Travel Planning
  • Typing
  • Verbal Communication
  • Word Processing
  • Written Communication

Related Skills: Administrative / Secretarial Skills | Computer Skills | Customer Service Skills | Receptionist Skills | Personal Assistant Skills | Executive Assistant Skills | Office Assistant Skills

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