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ACH Specialist - 2000079

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, Hawaii
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ACH Specialist - 2000079


Does this sound like you?
Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in peoples lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!

A day in your life as an ACH Specialist
Under the direction of the Manager of Automated Clearing House (ACH) Operations, this position is responsible for the processing, balancing, and exception handling of all ACH transactions from Corporate, Internal and Financial Institution clients under strict time frames while maintaining a continuous relationship with other departments to ensure quality service to our mutual clients.  If applicable or appropriate, assists in business units compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act. In addition, this position is responsible for contributing to the Banks Vision by actively participating in and practicing the disciplines and behaviors of its Core Values.

Well give you these important responsibilities

  • Processes and balances all incoming and outgoing ACH files using the PEP system timely and accurately, and in accordance with NACHA rules and applicable US Laws.   Identifies, notifies, and coordinates exceptions situations with Network Operations Control Group and bank lines of business including: Cash Management, Commercial Credit, Retail Credit, Pacific Island Division (PID/WPRO) and Corporate Compliance.
  • Processes ACH stop payments in the PEP application under the requirements of NACHA rules, Regulation E, and UCC4A timely and accurately. Assesses fees to customer accounts. 
  • Process State of Hawaii payroll Rejects and Account Swaps, Allotments Loan Payments Swaps, Manual Return Exceptions, and IAT transactions/Returns Accordingly.
  • Processes death notifications and reclamations from US Treasury, under the requirements of the US Treasurys Financial Management Services (FMS) Treasury Green Book to limit or minimize liability to the bank. Researches, reverses, and returns funds via the PEP ACH application or in accordance with procedures documented in the Green Book.
  • Responds to telephone and written requests for information. 
  • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned.


if you come to us with these qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. from an accredited educational institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of post-high school education or equivalent work experience.


  • Minimum of 2 years of banking experience, or equivalent work experience.

Technical Skills: 

  • Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.

Other Job Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Detail oriented, analytical ability and math skills sufficient to balance transactions.
  • Able to work independently with frequent interruptions. 
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple priorities.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays, as necessary and assigned.

Bank of Hawaii
In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. Weve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, were embracing change with our new 21st century banking.


Its our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Function Operations
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Feb 5, 2020, 12:04:13 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


Posted: 2020-02-05 Expires: 2020-04-10
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