Profession foreign exchange cashier

Foreign exchange cashiers process cash transactions from clients in national and foreign currencies. They provide information on the conditions and exchange rates for buying and selling foreign currencies, make deposits of money, record all foreign exchange transactions and check for money validity.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Foreign valuta

    The currencies of different countries such as the euro, dollar or yen including their exchange rate and the methods of currency conversion.

  • Electronic communication

    Data communication performed through digital means such as computers, telephone or e-mail.

  • Banking activities

    The broad and continuously growing banking activities and financial products managed by banks ranging from personal banking, corporate banking, investment banking, private banking, up to insurance, foreign exchange trading, commodity trading, trading in equities, futures and options trading.

  • Customer service

    Processes and principles related to the customer, client, service user and to personal services; these may include procedures to evaluate customer's or service user's satisfaction.

Skills

  • Handle financial transactions

    Administer currencies, financial exchange activities, deposits as well as company and voucher payments. Prepare and manage guest accounts and take payments by cash, credit card and debit card.

  • Trade foreign currencies

    Buy or sell foreign currencies or valuta on the foreign exchange market on your own account or on behalf of a customer or institution in order to make a profit.

  • Maintain records of financial transactions

    Collate all the financial transactions done in the daily operations of a business and record them in their respective accounts.

  • Maintain financial records

    Keep track of and finalise all formal documents representing the financial transactions of a business or project.

  • Provide financial product information

    Give the customer or client information about financial products, the financial market, insurances, loans or other types of financial data.

  • Perform clerical duties

    Perform administrative tasks such as filing, typing up reports and maintaining mail correspondence.

Optional knowledge and skills

provide customers with order information communicate with banking professionals commercial law financial markets offer financial services trace financial transactions provide customers with price information financial jurisdiction process order forms with customer's information communicate with customers use it tools statistics apply technical communication skills