MB Financial Bank Item Processing Operator I, II - 6111 N. River Rd. in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:


**Reference: HN16751


This position is responsible for utilizing computer software and other tools to encode, add, cancel, photocopy, and sort checks, drafts, and money orders for collection and to prove records of transactions by performing the following duties.


These are the most significant job duties performed. The size, scope and complexity of assigned duties and responsibilities are dependent on the level and experience of the incumbent. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each assigned essential duty satisfactorily. Other responsibilities or special projects not specifically mentioned may also_ be assigned.

  • Operators key dollar amounts, account numbers serial numbers and Routing Transits values mis-reads keying from Image.

  • Read check and enters data such as amount, routing number, check # or account number.

  • Compares captured totals and items captured to prove out deposit received and rechecks each item if totals differ.

  • Keys and corrects amounts or prepares transaction correction record, if error is found.

  • Prepare file for external transmission to correspondent, this consists of importing transit items virtual image network and exporting (after dollar amount is verified and duplicate check is preformed) file to correspondent.

  • Import external files from clearing banks to our internal systems and virtual sort these into the TCM (Transaction Content Manager) in-house item processing network. Enters commands to transfer data from machine to computer.

  • Prepare file for transmission to core for posting.

  • Maintain in-house equipment.

  • Maintain retention of all checks captured according to Banks agreed upon retention schedule.

  • Print notices (i.e. Overdrafts, Charge backs, Customer adjustments).

  • Understands and complies with all Bank policies and procedures, and federal and state laws and regulations pertinent to this position; stays informed and shares updates on changes with management. Required to successfully complete all required Compliance training.

  • Continuously supports the Bank’s Mission Statement and Core Values.

Supervisory Responsibilities_

This position has no direct or indirect supervisory responsibilities.


_The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**_Education and Work Experience


Minimum RequiredHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED);and required years of related experience and/or training for level; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Level I: zero to six months related experience and/or training;

  • Level II: one year related experience and/or training;

Certificates and Licenses**

No certificates needed.

**_Job –Specific Knowledge


To perform this job successfully, the individual needs to demonstrate knowledge of these areas as they relate to the primary functions of the job.**_


  • Branch Transactions Management -Knowledge of cash handling, teller transactions, cash organization, asset protection, cash dispenser and balancing. Knowledge of branch operational procedures, policies and norms.**

  • Customer Service -Highly professional demeanor with excellent telephone skills and etiquette. Utilizes various interpersonal styles and communication methods to positively assist and influence customers.

  • Operational/Regulations Processes -Knowledge of organization’s policies, regulations, objectives, and initiatives according to the job’s responsibilities.



_To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Technical Skills**

  • Basic knowledge ofuser of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.

  • Accurately inputs information into and retrieves from the computer.

  • Thorough knowledge of software applications applicable to position/business unit.

Analytical Skills_

  • Identifies and resolves problems.

  • Demonstrates attention to detail

  • Demonstrates strong math aptitude.

  • Identifies opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources and develops / recommends / implements solutions.

Communication Skills**

  • Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar.

  • Presents organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience.

  • Utilizes variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes, or cultures.

Time Management Skills__**

  • Demonstrates follow-up skills.

  • Provides timely and professional support to all internal/external customers and vendors.


  • Self-motivated. Team-oriented. Works with minimal supervision.

  • Consults with Team members and management as needed to complete assigned responsibilities.


_The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



_Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and to talk or hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit.

  • Stands for majority of time.

  • Must be able to lift / carry 20 pounds.

_Work Space

  • Office / cubicle work space with moderate noise level.

_Hours of Work

  • Normal business hours with occasional overtime as needed.

  • Normal scheduled hours cover early mornings, evenings and/or weekends.

Stress Levels**_


  • Job is frequently fast-paced and deadline sensitive.

MB Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.**

As a part of the MB Financial hiring process all applicants will be required to submit to and pass a pre-employment urine drug screening.**