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Commerce Bank Trust Operations Utility Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri

About Working at Commerce

Wouldn’t it be great to build your career at a bank that’s known for helping people with their financial challenges? That’s exactly what you’d be doing when you join the team at Commerce Bank. We’re looking for teammates who are ready to do whatever it takes to help our customers with their everyday financial needs. You’d be helping yourself too, because Commerce has a tradition of recognizing and rewarding team members for their talent, skills and contributions.

No wonder we’ve been an industry leader for over 150 years and have developed a reputation as a great place to work in the financial services world. If you’d like to be a part of a team and culture that is respected by its peers and in your community, we should talk. We’re always looking for the best and brightest.

About This Job

The Utility Specialist is responsible for assisting with coverage for all positions within the Accounting/Internal Services areas. Associate is responsible for the completion of responsibilities involving monetary impact as well as time sensitive deadlines. Therefore, Administrators, Investments, Clients, and all departments within Trust Operations are impacted by the timely and accurate completion of these responsibilities.

Essential Functions

Accounting Area

  • Processing incoming and outgoing wire transfers

  • Processing stop payments

  • Data entry and / or quality review of tax lot adjustments

  • Reversals and other file maintenance transactions

  • Printing and distribution of checks and trade confirmations

  • Processing check receipts

  • Balancing all trust activity with offsetting entries on a daily basis and PCM processing

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Internal Services Area

  • Receiving, sorting and delivering incoming and outgoing mail

  • Involvement in project work

  • Reviewing / approval of the daily processing for both areas

  • Perform other duties as assigned

50% - Daily coverage of Accounting/Internal Services positions.

50% - Assist in special projects in both areas as required along with assisting Supervisor with daily and periodic review / approval of team processing.

Work Schedule

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required

  • Basic knowledge of bank accounting processes and related applications

  • Intermediate typing and ten-key entry skills

  • Strong accounting, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Motivated and organized self-starter with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Inquisitive, agile and strong team player with excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to remain adaptable and resilient to all situations with an optimistic outlook and cast a positive shadow that is aligned with our culture and Core Values

  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

  • 2+ Years Trust, Banking, or financial services experience preferre

  • 3+ years customer service experience required

  • 1+ year financial services or related experience required

Location: 922 Walnut St, Kansas City, Missouri 64106

Time Type:

Full time

Commerce Bank has been awarded numerous awards for our company culture. We have been included on distinguished lists such as Forbes’ Best Midsized Employers, Forbes’ Best Employers for Women, and Korn Ferry’s Engaged Performance Award. You’ll see the difference for yourself when you join the team.

Why Commerce? (https://www.commercebank.com/careers/about-commerce)

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

Commerce Bank is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and believes that every individual should have the opportunity to work at a job for which he, she or they qualifies. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.