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Req ID:  5212

Joliet, IL, US, 60431

Lock Box Clerk Part-time

FT/PT:  Part-Time

First Midwest, with assets over $20 billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of commercial, retail banking, and wealth management services through some 120+ offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana, Central and Western Illinois, Eastern Iowa, and Southeast Wisconsin. 


Production Standard:

  • 200 – 250 items/hour auto. wholesale lockbox and 400 – 500 items/hour retail lockbox.


  • High school diploma or equivalent GED
  • Proficient 10-key skills with the ability to achieve minimum standards of a 10-key test
  • Ability to identify, problem solve and exercise good judgment with respect to the disposition of issues as they arise
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Quality conscious, detail minded individual who is able to work independently in a production environment handling high-value client transactions (Municipalities, Corporations, Medical)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Extremely PC literate
  • Basic understanding of banking regulations and Federal Reserve rules, as well as Bank policy as it relates to Deposit Operations
  • Position requires the need to work varied hours/days including occasional overtime as business dictates.  May need to travel to other branch locations


  • Required to consistently meet or exceed grade level production standards:
    • 200-250 items-per-hour for Wholesale Lockbox
    • 400-500 items-per-hour for Retail Lockbox
    • Accuracy within tolerance limits as indicated in department processing standards
  • Open, extract, and process remittance payments for Wholesale and Retail Lockbox clients
  • Perform accurate, timely input/keying of required data fields (date/payee/signature) on client remittance transactions in accordance with department procedures/guidelines
  • Process transactions in accordance to each clients’ account’s specified handling instructions
  • Identify methods of improving both functional and departmental efficiencies
  • Perform daily functions in a timely manner without jeopardizing quality and accuracy
  • Perform all duties with respect for confidentiality of client information
  • Communicate processing issues with department supervisor and/or manager
  • Collect daily totals to assist in completion of monthly reporting

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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Nearest Major Market: Joliet
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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