A great day at work is when we have no technical problems and we are able to do transactions efficiently so our customers are always happy.
Salary Median (2020)
Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)
Roadtrip Nation Leaders in This Career
What Tellers Do
Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.
Other Job Titles Tellers May Have
Bank Teller, Financial Services Representative (FSR), Member Services Representative, Teller
How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work
In a great work day, I oversee all that there is to do on the teller side. I need to make sure all operations and procedures are done correctly.
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
- Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts and calculate daily transactions, using computers, calculators, or adding machines.
- Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
- Monitor bank vaults to ensure cash balances are correct.
- Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
- 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.
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