Business English - Funds Transfer and Deposits

Funds Transfer and Deposits

Maria: Alice, have you transferred the funds to the Anderson account yet?
Alice: No, I haven't done that yet.

Maria: Good, there are a few changes we need to make.
Alice: Really? It's good I haven't had a chance to go to the bank yet. What has been changed?

Maria: They've asked to how the funds transferred into three different accounts. Here's the updated information.
Alice: This looks more complicated.

Maria: It's not that difficult. Just take along the account numbers, amounts and payment scheme to the bank with you.
Alice: Am I authorized to make these changes?

Maria: I can call ahead and let them know. Here's the PIN number in any case.
Alice: Is there anything else I need to do?

Maria: Yes, could you make these deposits when you go.
Alice: Certainly, which accounts do you want to use.

Maria: Deposit the checks into our savings account. Put the cash into checking
Alice: OK, I'll probably leave in about a half an hour.

Key Vocabulary

to transfer funds
payment scheme
to be authorized to do something
to call ahead
PIN number

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By Kenneth Beare, Guide