• Check Item Processing Specialist

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/12/2018 2:53 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview



    CIBC provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions in the United States through 46 offices in 18 states, as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. Learn more at


    CIBC is a Toronto-based, global financial institution with a 150 year history, serving 11 million personal and business clients. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities to deliver consistent and sustainable earnings to our shareholders. 


    CIBC delivers access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance – so that employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.


    Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives.  We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all employees can excel.


    CIBC Bank USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran


    Work schedule - 11a.m. - 8p.m.


    Performs the various duties and operational tasks which include but are not limited to:

    • Process all teller, ATM, mobile deposits, merchant capture deposits, inclearing, and lockbox transactions 
    • Amount entry, data entry/reject correction, and transaction balancing
    • Identifies cause and corrects out-of-balance transactions, requesting & inserting re-scans and/or creating adjusting entries accurately
    • Build, verify and transmit all image cash letter files
    • Build and Export Canadian image cash letter files
    • Review all runs for duplicate items
    • Validate amount and account number changes
    • Communicate with various lines of business using both written and verbal communication to address inquiries and issues involving scanning and out of balance transactions
    • Run end of day processes accurately and timely
    • Review and approve/decline mobile deposit transactions 
    • Position may require the ability to work before or after business hours to meet deadlines
    • Adhere to all SOX, audit and internal controls within the Bank
    • Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by Supervisor





    The appropriate candidate(s) will be:

    • Proficient and accurate with 10key/data entry skills with strength on accuracy and speed.
    • At least 2 years banking or payment processing experience.
    • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
    • Confident working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • Ability to maintain visual attention and mental concentration for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to work independently and accurately to meet daily deadlines.
    • Prior Item Processing experience preferred but not required.


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