Bank Teller

Job Summary

Receives and pays out money, and keeps records of money involved in financial transactions.

General Responsibilities

Receives checks and cash for deposit, verifies amount, and examines checks for endorsements.

Cashes checks and pays out money after verification of signatures.

Enters customers’ transactions into computer to record transactions, issuing computer generated receipts.

Places holds on accounts for uncollected funds.

Orders daily supply of cash.

Counts incoming cash.

Balances currency, coin, and checks in cash drawer at end of shift.

Explains and promotes products or services such as traveler’s checks, savings bonds, money orders, and cashier’s checks.

Opens new accounts.

Removes deposits from, and counts and balances cash in, automated teller machines.

Accepts loan payments

*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Job Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: A few months to one year of related experience



Excellent verbal and written communication

Active listening


Critical thinking

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