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BUSINESS FIRST BANK OFFERS YOU A ROBUST SET OF TREASURY MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INCLUDING SERVICES THAT EXPEDITE YOUR DEPOSITS, HELP MANAGE YOUR PAYMENTS, CONSOLIDATE YOUR FUNDS, AND GIVE YOU GREATER CONTROL.
Our focus on advanced technology makes it easy and convenient to access real time account information, expedite collections, manage and control payables, move funds efficiently, all while protecting your resources against fraud. Stay informed about information about Online Security.
Providing the ultimate in banking convenience, Business First Bank’s Digital Deposit allows commercial clients to scan checks directly from their desktop, without ever having to leave the office.
Business First Bank’s Fax Deposit is a solution that sets us apart from our local competitors allowing businesses to participate in remote deposit capture by using a standard fax machine. This service is designed for our business clients with fewer checks to deposit.
Business First Bank’s ACH services, offered through Internet Banking, makes creating and importing ACH files for direct deposit, tax and vendor payments, as well as cash concentration and collections, simpler. Our ACH services are the perfect way to manage your business’ payables, while saving you money.
Send and receive money instantly with Business First Bank’s Wire Transfer service. We offer domestic and international wire transfer options, as well as foreign currency payment solutions, to meet your business’ needs.
- Only available to Business First Bank customers
- Incoming, outgoing and international wire transfers
- Fees may apply
- Initiated online or in local banking center
Let Business First Bank reduce your workload with Lockbox services. This collection service maximizes funds availability by speeding the receipt and processing of your business’ receivables. Payments are directed to a designated Post Office box; the items are processed and deposited into your Business First account. Receivables and remittances images are available via an online image archive along with reporting capabilities. We can also help streamline the posting of receivables with enhanced features such as data capture and electronic files that can be integrated with a company’s AR system.
Choosing the right payment processor is the key. Business First partners with Community Bankers Merchant Services to provide our clients with the latest in card acceptance technology at very competitive pricing. Clients enjoy the convenience of a one-stop solution for their card acceptance processing needs.
With check fraud losses continuing to rise, Business First Bank strongly recommends Positive Pay as an effective fraud prevention tool. This service is designed to protect your funds by match certain criteria on checks presented to the Bank for payment against our Positive Pay clients check issue database. Clients can submit issue files via our online banking platform, as well as decision exceptions online.
Business First Bank also offers Reverse Positive Pay for clients who may not have the ability to upload check issue files. Reverse Positive Pay provides a paid check report on a next business day basis for review and immediate reporting of any suspicious items back to the Bank.
ACH Debit Block is an effective fraud prevention tool used to better control electronic access to business accounts. Business First Bank clients have the option to block all incoming ach debits or may provide the bank with a list of authorized vendors, enabling ACH processing without interruption.
Improve your working capital and streamline your payables process with one of our competitively priced credit card programs. Our Treasury Management Specialist will be happy to consult with you to understand your needs and help identify which program best suits your business.
Business First Bank offers Payroll Cards to complement a direct deposit program. Payroll cards save your business money by eliminating the costs associated with manual payroll checks. We also offer cost saving Per Diem Cards. These cards are a great cost saving alternative to generating manual checks for employee’s per diem allowances.
Online Banking gives you fast, simple and convenient control over your company’s money.
Real Time History
View account activity and account history.
View the front and back of cleared checks.
Setup scheduled or repeating transfers between accounts.
Request a stop payment on a check.
Set up alerts to notify you of account balance changes or when a check clears.
Export account history for Quicken®, Quickbooks® or other various file formats.
Initiate domestic and international wires directly from your PC. We also offer foreign currency payment options on wire transactions.
Originate ACH debits and credits on our website or use your accounting software.
EDI is the detailed data included with incoming ACH transactions. Business First Bank offers EDI reporting directly to your Internet Banking platform. The reporting is accessible through our Internet Banking platform, allowing the posting of electronic receivables in a more efficient manner.
Business First Bank offers our commercial clients ACH Return and Notification of Change (NOC) Reporting. These reports are accessible through Internet Banking, streamlining the resolution process.
Business First Bank’s Sweep Accounts maximize your company’s cash flow by automating the funding of your business’ payables or paying down your business line of credit. Sweep accounts automatically ‘sweep’ excess funds between your business’ primary checking account and a secondary investment account. Business First Bank’s Internet Banking provides next day visibility of all sweep activity.
- Repurchase Sweeps
- Loan Sweeps