Fifth Third Bank Lead CSR / Teller - Junedale - Full-Time in GARY, Indiana

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

In Retail at Fifth Third Bank, we continue to focus on delivering a world-class customer experience by keeping the customer at the center of everything we do. Our teams are fully committed to working as One Bank to provide our customers the financial support they need when they need it. Being a Fifth Third better means we are there for our customers and ready to earn their trust and confidence when providing solutions for their needs.

GENERAL FUNCTION: Provide excellent customer care to customers regarding daily transactions, addressing inquiries, and problem resolution, in accordance with Fifth Third Bank policies. Refer customers to the appropriate business partner forproductsandservices uncovered during business interactions and/or conversations. Function in a capacity that performs the most complex duties of a CSR, exercising considerable independent judgment.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank#s risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Customer Service:

o Promote good customer relations by consistently providing premier customer satisfaction with a friendly demeanor, can-do attitude, and willingness to help at all times.

o Have a developed rapport with the customer base, greet by/use name, have knowledge of account ownership, be responsive and timely with correspondence and problem resolution, and display a caring attitude.

o Act with confidence by answering or finding the answers to customer questions and finding solutions to customer issues.

o Maintain a position of trust and responsibility by keeping all customer business confidential.

o Follow the Bancorp Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other related policies, maintaining ethical behavior at all times.

  • Bank Operations/Transactions:

o Perform daily office responsibilities, working with the PB, FSR, or FCM, to maintain the efficient operation of the office. Where appropriateecessary, daily responsibilities may include the following;

  • Individual Authorities:

  • Open and close duties.

  • Security Role:

  • Cash withdrawal and check signing approvals.

  • Approval of ace transactions.

  • Night deposits.

  • Statement of condition (SOC).

  • Dual Key Process.

o Maintain personally a balancing record that is in line with policy and have the ability to find and correct outages and to enlist help as needed for more difficult errors.

o Maintain knowledge of the bank policies and financial center procedures, and take responsibility to keep up to date on any changes.

o Demonstrate sound judgment in decision making, abiding appropriately to established guidelines and procedures.

o Perform in the role of training and development personnel for new CSRs and /or existing CSRs as needed; help to identify any other CSRs who are capable of training new staff members.

o As Lead, monitor the operation behind the CSR line; delegate work and take issues to Customer Services Manager as needed.

o As Lead, act as office resource personnel for CSR activity, answering questions and finding solutions to customer issues and financial center procedures; assist management in keeping CSRs up-to-date as requested.

  • Referrals:

o Consistently meet or exceed sales referrals as set by management.

o Continuously increase knowledge and skills through self-motivation, formal education, seminars and in-house training.

o Maintain a well-developed working knowledge of the complete line of products and services offered, taking responsibility to keep up to date and request assistance for further development needs.

o Initiate conversations to uncover customer needs and be capable of effectively referring customers to business partners for the selling and cross-selling bank products and services to customers, so that personal and Bank goals are consistentlymetand/orexceeded.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

Lead Customer Service Representative # Bank Customer Service Rep

Job Description

If you are a dynamic and driven Customer Service Representative who has the desire to advance your career with a stable and highly regarded financial institution, join our Customer Service team at Fifth Third Bank! We are seeking dedicated Lead Customer Service Representatives to provide excellent customer service in daily transactions, customer inquiries and problem resolution in accordance with Fifth Third Bank policies. As a Lead Customer Service Representative with Fifth Third, you will refer customers to the appropriate business partners for product and service needs uncovered during business transactions and/or conversations. You will exercise considerable independent judgment as you perform daily office responsibilities alongside other staff members to maintain the efficient operation of the financial center. You will consistently meet and exceed sales referral goals as set by management, promote good customer relations with a friendly demeanor and willingness to help at all times and honor customer confidentiality. You will also continuously increase your professional knowledge and skill set through seminars and in-house training, act with confidence to find answers to customer questions and follow the Bancorp Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.

Job Responsibilities

As a Lead Customer Service Representative with Fifth Third Bank, you will develop rapport with the customer base, greet them by name, be responsive and timely with correspondence and problem resolutions and display a caring attitude. You will perform financial center opening and closing duties, provide cash withdrawal, check signing, transaction approvals and manage night deposits. You will also oversee the teller line, balance ATMs and vaults and process credit card applications.

Additional responsibilities of the Lead Customer Service Representative include:

#Initiating conversations with customers to uncover their needs and referring them to the appropriate business partners to meet personal and financial center referral and sales goals

#Personally maintaining a balancing record, finding and correcting errors and asking for help in this process as needed

#Handling customer issues with professionalism and seamlessly directing complex issues to management staff

#Training and developing new and current Customer Service Representatives and identifying other Customer Service Representatives who are capable of training new staff members

#Monitoring operations behind the Customer Service Representative line, delegating work and taking issues to the Customer Service Manager as needed

#Acting as the contact person for financial center personnel in regards to Customer Service Representative activity, answering questions and helping management to keep Customer Service Representatives up-to-date on all changes

#Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of financial center policies, procedures, products and services

Benefits

At Fifth Third Bank, we understand that our employees work tirelessly to provide customers with the best products and service possible. Therefore, we are proud to offer our Lead Customer Service Representatives a generous compensation and benefits package. We also offer a quarterly bonus based on overall financial center customer service performance and a monthly bonus based on sales and referrals. We believe in promoting from within and offer extensive online and in-class training opportunities for Lead Customer Service Representatives that wish to move up with us.

Additional benefits for the Lead Customer Service Representative include:

#Medical, dental and vision insurance

#Fifth Third Wellness Rewards for completing certain wellness activities

#Matched 401(K) retirement plan

#Profit sharing program

#Employee stock purchase plan

#Basic and supplemental life insurance

#Paid time-off for vacation, holidays, sick time, medical appointments and jury duty with the option to purchase more vacation time during open enrollment

#Disability insurance

#Voluntary personal accident insurance

#Pre-tax flexible spending account for healthcare, dependent care and parking/transit

#Education assistance

#Adoption assistance

#Employee assistance program

#Pet insurance

#Special banking discounts and privileges

For more information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you!

Preferred Job Requirements

As a Lead Customer Service Representative with Fifth Third Bank, you must have exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, strong leadership skills and excellent time management and problem-solving skills. You must be able to interact confidently and comfortably with the public, take initiative and utilize sound judgment to make decisions and work positively and cooperatively with a team.

Additional preferred requirements for the Lead Customer Service Representative include:

#Minimum 1 year banking experience

#High School Diploma or GED equivalent

#Strong working knowledge of banking retail policies and procedures to the degree that you can perform essential duties with minimal supervision

#Advanced math abilities

#Computer proficiency

#Ability to work a flexible schedule

#Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and stand for most of your shift

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.