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Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.

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A bank teller job description includes shaping a customer's first impression of a bank. Providing good customer service is a must. Some of the transactions involved in a bank teller job description include setting up accounts, accepting deposits and withdrawals, processing loan payments, transferring money between accounts, and cashing checks. Since tellers deal with large amounts of currency on a daily basis, being able to work with a high degree of accuracy is an important aspect of a bank teller job description.

According to a recent PayScale Bank Teller Survey, most bank tellers have followed a career path related to finance or customer service. Many started out as Cashiers or Customer Service Representatives. Five years after working as bank tellers, some have moved on to become Branch Managers or Personal Bankers. For further research into a bank teller job description, or to find job titles, descriptions, and salaries for other positions, you can take our free Salary Survey.

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