Cashier Job Description

Cashier Job Description Template

A Cashier handles financial transactions, processes customer payments, and maintains accurate records of transactions. Key responsibilities include issuing receipts, refunds, and change, while ensuring customer satisfaction.


  • Cash handling - receiving and processing payments from customers
  • Ensuring accuracy of transactions - counting and verifying cash at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Assisting customers - answering questions, providing information, and resolving complaints
  • Balancing cash drawer - ensuring that the amount of cash in the drawer matches the sales receipts
  • Maintaining clean and organized checkout area - including cleaning equipment, sweeping floors, and removing trash
  • Operating cash register and scanning items - accurately processing sales transactions
  • Following company policies and procedures - including handling returns, exchanges, and voids
  • Promoting sales - suggesting additional items and providing promotional information to customers


  • Excellent math and numerical skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to handle cash, credit, and debit transactions
  • Familiarity with basic computer skills and software
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings
  • Previous cashier or retail experience is preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent education is required