The primary responsibility of the Teller is branch management and in-branch services, teller and platform services, financial product sales, customer services, and management of lending risk to retail customer base.
The Teller processes a variety of routine financial transactions including cashing checks, making withdrawals, facilitating deposits, and overseeing credit card and loan payments.
A typical job description for the Teller role may include:
Processes a variety of routine financial transactions including check cashing, withdrawals, deposits, and loan payments.
Maintains appropriate level of cash on hand.
Prepares daily paperwork according to branch procedures.
Responsible for managing and balancing cash draw.
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 0-1 years of experience.
Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Works under immediate supervision.
Typically reports to head teller.
The Teller typically serves as member of technician, trainee, administrator. As such, the Teller provides routine technical or administrative tasks. The organization will depend on this person's follows procedures. The Teller generally is responsible for operates under supervision.
Teller Job Responsibilities
The Teller generally has the following
Assists in balancing the cash drawer. Refers customers to appropriate bank staff for product sales or problem resolution.
Provides prompt and courteous customer service.
Completes efficient daily settlements and transaction batches.
Processes night deposits and ATM transactions.
The complete Teller Manager's Guide
includes the 45
key competencies expected of Teller. The report defines each Competency
in detail. The report also explains what level of proficiency Teller
should have in that Competency, as well as how important that Competency is to performing
the role well.
Among the 45 Competencies for Teller is...
Addressing Customer Needs
You may observe several behaviors in a person that could be strong indicators of his or her capabilities in the Addressing Customer Needs competency. The Teller is expected to demonstrate Working experience in the Addressing Customer Needs competency. To demonstrate Working experience in the Addressing Customer Needs competency, one should demonstrate knowledge of and ability to meet customer needs by offering appropriate products in an appropriate manner.
Works with the items in at least one product line and has successfully sold most of them.
Sells to customers with a variety of different product needs.
Explains different product features to different customers as appropriate to their needs.
Selects new products, or alters existing ones, to meet customer needs.
Uses different communication styles to effectively relate to diverse customer types.