Under general supervision, but in accordance with established policies and procedures, performs an array of customer services including completing a variety of basic account transactions, selling bank products and services, and answering customer questions concerning services provided by the bank. Completes teller transactions, including cashing checks, processing deposits and withdrawals. Performs keying and balancing. Processes incoming and outgoing vault cash. Where required, assists in the opening and closing procedures at designated locations.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Represent the bank in a professional manner while interacting with current and potential customers; courteously and efficiently serve customers’ needs in a confidential manner.
- Effectively perform all items outlined in the Teller Training Summary document including but not limited to:
- Identify customer and establish their authority on an account before taking any action; identify non-customers and their rights to conduct the transaction requested.
- Receive checks and cash for deposit to savings and checking accounts, verify deposit amounts, examine checks for endorsements and negotiability, identify and detect counterfeit currency and enter transactions into bank system.
- Cash checks and pay money from accounts upon verification of signatures and customer account balances. Inspect all checks, bonds, money orders, savings withdrawals and other documents and instruments to determine negotiability.
- Actively identify potential issues of fraud using resources, engage in conversations with customer and communicate to appropriate areas.
- Balance and maintain a cash drawer with accuracy and attention to detail; stay within designated drawer limits.
- Receive loan payments; ensure payments are appropriately applied.
- Issue money orders and official checks with appropriate audit procedures.
- Handle some inquiries dealing with foreign check approvals and signature verification. Process foreign currency transactions.
- Handle coin which requires bending and lifting.
- Communicate effectively via phone, email and in person. Answer questions and solve problems for customers concerning all services provided by the bank; listen to problems, collect data, secure answers and report results to the inquiring party.
- Understand bank products and services in order to actively identify customer needs and refer customers to appropriate personnel for financial services in a professional manner. Follow up on all new services to make sure customers are satisfied with the services provided.
- May require travel to neighboring offices for staffing coverage upon request.
- Perform other duties as assigned or needed.
Skills and Abilities Required
Successful performance will be evaluated based on the employee’s ability to:
- Navigate job-related software including Teller Insight, Image Centre and IBS in order to efficiently serve the customer and process transactions.
- Effectively use resources provided in order to independently execute job duties.
- Demonstrate the interpersonal skills necessary to relate to and empathize with other people and to maintain a friendly, cheerful and courteous demeanor throughout the day.
- Maintain composure and professionalism under pressure, including the ability to effectively deal with unexpected situations and potentially difficult customers and to maintain a cohesive work environment with coworkers.
- Maintain the highest level of confidentiality and discretion of customer and bank information.
- Show high attention to detail, with the ability to problem solve basic issues, i.e., identify and correct balancing errors. Execute basic math skills.
- Apply knowledge of bank functions to back up other branch departments when needed.
- Some pressure to work efficiently, accurately, and maintain good customer relations with the ability to adapt to varying customer and transactional volume.
- Required to stand for long periods of time (majority of the day), and occasional bending and lifting of coin bags (up to 30 pounds) to process customer transactions and other assigned duties. Some visual effort required due to use of computer screen.
Training and Preparation
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- Cash handling and customer service experience a plus.
Send Cover Letters and Résumés to:
National Exchange Bank & Trust
P.O. Box 988
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-0988
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