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Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.

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Currently Employed: 1,270

Projected Annual Job Openings: 60

Typical Hourly Wage: $12.12 - $15.22

Typical Annual Salary: $25,200 - $31,700

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  • Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  • Enter customers' transactions into computers to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  • Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts, and calculate daily transactions using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
  • Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents.
  • Count currency, coins, and checks received, by hand or using currency-counting machine, to prepare them for deposit or shipment to branch banks or the Federal Reserve Bank.
  • Order a supply of cash to meet daily needs.
  • Process and maintain records of customer loans.
  • Count, verify, and post armored car deposits.
  • Receive and count daily inventories of cash, drafts, and travelers' checks.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Alarm systems
  • Check endorsing machines
  • Desktop computers
  • Multi function printers
  • Personal computers

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Document management software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Office suite software

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