• ACH Specialist

    Location US-MD-Bowie
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/14/2019 10:01 AM)
    Job ID
    Monday thru Friday 7:30AM - 4:30PM
    USD $30,000.00/Yr.
    USD $47,500.00/Yr.
  • Overview


    As one of the largest credit unions in the region and one of the top performers in the nation, NASA Federal is well established, financially sound, and thrives on technology. Our core purpose is to empower people to achieve a brighter financial future by providing them with best-in-class service through our friendly, knowledgeable people. Our employees contribute to the success of our Credit Union each and every day by looking for opportunities to improve the organization, partnering to achieve worthy goals, stepping up to meet challenges, and taking responsibility for actions and outcomes.  


    We offer a generous benefit package:

    • $30,000 - $47,500 / Annually 
    • 401(k) match to 5% of earnings – immediate enrollment and 100% vesting
    • Choice of two health plans
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance – no cost
    • Long-term Disability Insurance – no cost
    • Employee Assistance Program – no cost
    • Paid vacation – 2 weeks first year
    • Paid sick time
    • 10 Paid holidays
    • Profit Sharing eligible


    The ACH Specialist will have a thorough knowledge of Federal Reserve Bank rules and regulations on ACH, NACHA and Regulation E.  This position will post ACH/EFT and manual and transfer payroll files within the required times frames.  It processes ACH Debit and Credit Origination payments.  The ACH Specialist balances and reconciles the ACH General Ledger, processes the ACH Exception Reports, and sends and receives files from the Federal Reserve.



    • Remains cognizant of and adheres to Credit Union policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.
    • Logs in to the ACH/Payroll queue to receive and handle Member, Branch, and Credit Union department calls.
    • Pulls in files from the Federal Reserve
    • Sends files to the Federal Reserve: Return File, A2A, EZ PAY, CDO, DBO, WEB, etc.
    • Processes ACH Exception Reports: Exceptions, NSF, GL, Tran Code, etc.
    • Processes and maintain ACH Credit or Debit Origination prearranged payments
    • Processes ACH Dispute forms in accordance with Regulation E requirements
    • Processes deposit files for Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
    • Scans necessary ACH documents to Optical files
    • Processes International ACH Transaction (IAT) and Same Day ACH files
    • Posts ACH/EFT and manual and transfer payroll files within the times frames required daily
    • Balances and reconcile ACH GL
    • Processes and file payroll forms, mail received and payroll deposits
    • Investigates e-Branch/A2A issues
    • Handles member inquires received through fax and email
    • Processes and file ACH/EFT returns and stop payments
    • Maintains and set up payroll sources on member accounts
    • Interfaces with payroll agencies or companies to provide CU service
    • Completes member account corrections and/or adjustments
    • Produces and mails member notifications such as Electronic Processing Number (EPN) Letters



    • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred
    • A year of ACH experience, including Federal Reserve Processing
    • Experience working in a financial CRM, preferably Symitar
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Ability to operate a 10-key machine
    • Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication skills – listening, speaking, and writing
    • Ability to prioritize task – meeting and exceed deadlines



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