Sr. Deposit Operations Specialist

| Rosemead, CA, USA
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Performs work in a centralized operations environment, with limited supervision and following established policies and department procedures. Provides back-office support associated with the following areas: Inclearing Check Signatures, Automatic Clearing House (ACH) items, Item Verification, Return Deposited Items, Exception Items, Nonpost Item Processing, Business Mobile Deposit Processing, Stop Payments, Late Claims for Chargebacks, and Remote Deposit Capture (RDC).


  • Assists supervisor and/or manager in providing guidance to the Transaction Processing unit and works with the business unit and assists branches in regards transaction processing decisions.
  • Reviews daily inclearing items, exception items, ACH items, and signatures, including multiple signature items, for irregularities, validates to Bank records and makes decisions on items for payment or for further review and validation.
  • Validates accounts for Incoming EARNs Notifications.
  • Reviews Business Mobile Deposit and Remote Deposit Capture images for accuracy and negotiability.
  • Processes foreign and Canadian collection items.
  • Processes pouch activity for the Hong Kong Branch or Representative Office.
  • Assists with researching and responding to check and ACH related inquiries from branches, departments, and management.
  • Interfaces with external item processor regarding check transaction, scanning, statement rendering or other related item processing issues and with FRB and external check processor for check processing issues.
  • Performs processing, validations and/or distribution for Change of Address, Return Deposit Items, Return and Hold mail, VOD requests and other functions.
  • Processes check adjustments.
  • Balances end-of-day transactions.
  • Works variable hours, which may be adjusted weekly as required.
  • Accepts other duties as deemed necessary by the supervisor or manager.


  • Education: High school graduate. Some college preferred but not mandatory. Continuing education, including courses and seminars pertaining to check clearing processes and banking regulations preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of three to five years of experience with processing Inclearing Exception Items in a financial institution.
  • Skills/Ability: Excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving and time management skills. Ability to recognize irregular or suspicious transactions when reviewing items for processing. Good math skills. Thorough knowledge of state and Federal regulations pertaining to processing and returns of check and ACH items. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. General knowledge of various computer software applications, including Word, Excel, and basic MS office. PC literate and 10-key by touch.


$25.50 - $33.65 / hour

Pay determined based on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

Cathay Bank offers its full-time employees a competitive benefits package which is a significant part of their total compensation. It is our goal to provide employees with a comprehensive benefits package to fit their needs which includes, coverage for medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health saving account (HSA) with company contributions, voluntary coverages, and 401(k).

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Cathay Bank is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, gender, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions, childbirth and breastfeeding), reproductive health decision-making, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information or characteristics, disability or medical condition, military status or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Cathay Bank operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Los Angeles, CA. Cathay Bank was founded in 1962. It has 1210 total employees. To see all 12 open jobs at Cathay Bank, click here.
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