Our client, located in downtown Chicago, is a leading global financial services firm and one of the largest banking institutions in the United States, with operations worldwide is looking for a payment processing clerk - OPEX experience a plus!
-Manually extract payments from envelopes, separating and sorting checks and invoices in order to prepare deposit in accordance with client specifications.
-Perform 8-point check inspection to ensure that check is correctly written and ready for logging in to the system.
-Accurately input payment amounts read from the legal line of the checks into unique PC software applications.
-Read and follow specific instructions, which are unique for each account, to accurately prepare deposit.
-Collect and prepare check copies for re-association where applicable.
-Physically re-associate check copies with invoices and envelopes by matching and stapling the check copy, invoice and envelope together in accordance with customer requirements.
-Sort completed batches in outgoing mail area to be returned to the client.
-Meet or exceed established department standards for quality and productivity while completing all of the duties listed above.
-Perform other duties as required
-The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.
-High school diploma or equivalent
-One to two years of lockbox with OPEX experience, item processing or banking operations preferred.
10-key data entry skills
Strong organizational skills
Attention to detail
Excellent comprehension skills
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Proven ability to multi-task and utilize good judgment
Computer skills are required and good hand-to-eye coordination
Ability to follow directions & work with minimal supervision
Prioritize work to meet strict deadlines while performing duties with accuracy and speed
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Prolonged sitting
Must be flexible with time and schedule, overtime may be required
**Excellent attendance and punctuality are required**
Additional responsibilities include but are not inclusive to:
-Re-associating check images to corresponding material while validating quality of images
-Individual will be part of a team and will be assigned specific responsibilities within that team
-Although specific assignments will be the individual's primary responsibility, they will be expected to contribute to meeting the team's goals
-Individual will be relied upon to make judgment calls regarding routine duties but must refer non-routine situations to the specific Team Lead or Supervisor
-Due to the sensitivity of meeting our customer's deadlines, production volumes may dictate the work schedule