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Payment Clerk/Senior Clerk - Prestigious City Based Bank

Payment Clerk/Senior Clerk - Prestigious City Based Bank

Posted 14 March by MARKET TALENT Easy Apply Ended

My client is an international wholesale bank, who are experts in International Trade, with over 40 years experience. They are looking for a Payment Clerk/Senior Clerk to join their Banking Services department.

Applicants must have strong knowledge and capability of SWIFT, as well as experience with RMA.

Job Summary

  • Someone who provides a high-quality operations and customer services support to the Bank’s customers, counter parties, internal departments and the Bank’s electronic and account management services
  • Supports and undertakes a processing and checking function in respect of the department’s workflows, including SWIFT messages, general banking duties and related payment instructions

Key Work Outputs and Accountabilities

  • Ensuring that queried items are processed accurately within the agreed service level agreements alongside the necessary and timely update of relevant databases
  • Involved with the day to day operation of the banks communications mechanisms such as SWIFT, facsmile, email, ect.
  • Validating and providing authentication when necessary, delivering SWIFT, facsmile as required, RMA, ect.
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of customer accounts, including any applicable client account maintenance
  • Distribution of statements and capitalisation reports to customers and other departments
  • Reconciling NOSTRO reports in accordance with procedures
  • Providing a customer support service ensuring that queries are fully resolved within the agreed time scales, protecting the Bank’s position at all times
  • Operating the cash desk ensuring all payments/receipts are authorised, KYC requirements are met, customer and Bank signature books are held securely, audit confirmation requests are timely and customer cheque book issuance is correctly authorised
  • Ensuring all processes and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Producing management information and statistics, ensuring the integrity of the bank’s data
  • Checking and reconciling the accuracy of all daily and periodic output reports
  • Ensuring that procedure and training manuals are kept up-to-date and reflect current processes and system capabilities
  • Recording and processing payments, ensuring efficient approval of work in line with agreed timescales and their guidelines
  • Ensure that all payment requests are dealt with correctly and efficiently in line with the currency cut off times and agreed service level agreements
  • Control and support the internet banking system for the Bank’s client accounts
  • Where relevant, notifying appropriate departments, beneficiaries and other Banks payment details/information, ensuring value date and exchange rate requirements are actioned

Require Qualifications and Experience

  • Working knowledge of banking systems and applications
  • Strong working knowledge of SWIFT, MIDAS (or similar), NOSTRO, ect
  • Payments experience
  • Investigation experience
  • Understanding of banking practices and has the ability to analyse data for investigative purposes
  • Good communication skills with the ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • High level of numeracy and literacy
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Required skills

  • Midas
  • Authentication
  • Nostro Reconciliation
  • RMA
  • SWIFT payments

Reference: 34687742

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