Wintrust - Teller


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The Hiring Company

Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.

Wintrust was founded with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks. We are looking for top talent to join Chicago’s Bank®, as a Full-Time Teller!  This role is critical to our business and we are proud to be offering a Sign-On Bonus to hire top talent!


Job Details:

  • Take client transactions, cross sell bank products, etc.
  • The teller is typically the first person the customer encounters when they walk into a bank.
  • This is an entry level position and is the first step towards a banking career for many employees. 

Responsibilities include

  • Processes a variety of routine financial transactions (check cashing, withdrawals, deposits, loan payments, etc.) and accurately balances these transactions while maintaining friendly and positive relationships with customers and coworkers.
  • Maintains appropriate level of cash on hand and prepares daily paperwork according to branch procedures. 
  • Operate a teller drawer to serve customers and bank personnel in lobby or drive up.  Recognize potential cross-sell opportunities and direct customers to appropriate bank personnel.  
  • Adhere to all security procedures established to ensure safety for employees and customers.  
  • Contribute to the fulfillment of department and bank objectives and goals.
  • Develop skills to recognize potential fraud and report to management as necessary.  Comply with all department, bank and regulatory policies and procedures.  
  • Uphold established Wintrust culture. 
  • May be responsible for bank opening/closing. 
  • May be required to participate in community events. 
  • Travel between branches may be necessary.


  • 0-3 years of experience
  • High School Degree or equivalent; college degree preferred 
    Minimum six months of experience in cash handling and/or customer service 
  • Excellent customer service skills.  
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers and coworkers.  
  • Basic mathematical skills.  
  • Ability to work in a team environment.  
  • Ability to multi-task. 
  • General Computer Skills.
  • Must be able to pass a background check - criminal, credit and employment history