Accounts Assistant : Payment/ Fund Transfers

Accounts Assistant - Payment/ Fund Transfers

Location: Central London

Competitive Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Permanent - Full-Time Position

The Role:

A leading foreign bank based in Central London are looking to recruit an Accounts Payments Officer to join their Trade Finance team.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years' previous payment experience in the banking sector and knowledge of SWIFT payment messaging.



Payments Officer - What you will be doing:

You will have a dual function of as a Payment Advisor and Payment Officer and are required to:

* Ensure effective and efficient processing of transfers.
* Ensure AML checks are carried out on all Payments.
* Constantly monitor queues on systems to ensure no outstanding
* Respond to queries and other enquiries on transfers and payments
* Ensure proper record keeping in line with the bank's policy.
* Daily Batch Checking review of payments
* Produce required MIS on work area
* Adopting a zero tolerance for processing errors and ensuring that all errors are identified and addressed same day.
* Strong liaison with the Compliance department, ensuring implementation of compliance policies and procedures and proactively alerting compliance issues
* Ensure timely identification of point of service failures and the implementation of corrective measures
* Ensure prompt reconciliation and proofing of all ledger accounts and efficient resolution of long-standing reconciliation items.


What skills you will need:

* Previous payment experience in the banking sector
* Knowledge of SWIFT payment messaging
* Excellent customer service skills
* Strong analytical skills
* Adaptable and flexible
* Independent, innovative and ready to learn


This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading bank that offer good career progression, please apply.

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  • Location: Central London, England
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Additional Resources Ltd.
  • Posted: 27-Jul-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com