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Req ID:  3868
Location: 

Joliet, IL, US, 60431

Spec, Account Recon

FT/PT:  Full-Time

First Midwest, with assets over $16 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, and Eastern Iowa. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for reconciliations relating to identified branch, deposit and general ledger accounts.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
  • High School Degree required, some college preferred
  • Ability to identify, problem solve and exercise good judgment with respect to the disposition of daily issues as they arise;
  • Experience in utilizing FIS, Windows 7, Microsoft Office (Excel & Word) and Lotus Notes
  • Basic understanding of banking regulations and Federal Reserve rules, as well as Bank policy as it relates to Deposit Operations preferred.
  • Proficiency working in spreadsheets
  • Ability to acquire and use new skills as job requires
  • Position requires the need to work varied hours/days including occasional overtime
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for the preparation and completion of detailed reconciliations relating to identified branch, deposit and general ledger accounts
  • Responsible for monitoring outstanding entries and communicating with appropriate business units to ensure timely clearing.
  • Identify methods of improving both functional and departmental efficiencies that contribute to improved delivery of quality service and have potential to reduce expenses
  • Assist in administering record retention controls relative to account reconciliations
  • Participate in all required training sessions for compliance
  • Maintain adequate controls to ensure compliance with consumer protection statutes/regulations in a defined area of responsibility
  • Client Posting Adjustments:  Process error corrections/adjustments as a result of encoding errors, double-posted or misapplied funds.
  • Account Research:  Perform retrieval of statement and/or check copies from image archives; also ability to recreate statement activity.
  • Proof of Deposit Suspense Clearing:  Responsible for the balancing and the clearance of items from the FIS daily work processing.
  • Implement bank-directed policy changes related to regulatory amendments
  • Cross train on all duties of department
  • Meet departmental service levels while maintaining high quality

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

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