General banking division of Jamuna bank ltd
AuthorParvez, Md. Anowar
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Jamuna Bank Ltd is one of the most well known private in our country. It undertakes all type ofbanking transactions to support the development of trade and commerce in the country. Above all of their service they go through their objectives such as earning and maintaining CAMEL rating strong, establishing relationship banking, introducing fully automated systems, ensuring an adequate rate of return on investment, maintaining adequate liquidity to meet maturity obligations, pursuing an effective system of Management by transparency and accountability at all levels. As a part of fulfilling their objectives through their customer JBL offers the following accounts: Current Deposits, Savings Bank Deposits, Fixed Deposits,Short Term Deposits, Monthly Term Deposits, Any other deposits as may be approved/ advised by Head Office.In General Banking, Clearing department receives cheques, DD, P.O. Etc from depositors attached with a deposit slip. The branches of the bank operate as independent accounting unit. They submit statement of affairs and other prescribed returns direct to Head Office where these are consolidated in the form of a statement showing assets and liabilities of whole Bank as at the close of business on Thursday and at the last working day of each month. The system of transactions of the bank is essentially double entry system of book keeping. But for quick and accurate recording as well as for arriving at daily financial position specialized form of double entry system book keeping, named slip system under self‐balancing method is followed by the bank. The golden principle of debiting or crediting is the same as those of double entry system. In the bank, instead of recording transactions in a journal initially, these are directly recorded and posted in the ledger (computer) separating the debits and credits by slips or voucher system. Foreign exchange is an important department of Jamuna Bank Limited, which deals with import, export and foreign remittances. It bridges between importers and exporters. This department is playing an important role in enhancing export earnings, which aids economic growth and inturn it helps for the economic development. On the other hand, it also helps to meet those goods and service, which are most demandable and not adequate in our country.