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Financial Services

Payments Officer


Job Title: Payments Officer

Location: London (W1W 8TF)

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job type: Full time, Contract – 6 Months

The Role:

As a team member in the Trade Finance and Settlement Department, you will be responsible for your assigned role and should be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to multi-task and maintain poise under pressure
  • Prioritise tasks and resources so as to maximise efficiency and cost
  • Emotional stability and attention to detail
  • Awareness of the importance of customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and profitability of the bank

Key Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Process domestic and international transfer after all operational procedures have been carried out.
  • Constantly monitor queues on systems to ensure no outstanding
  • Respond to queries and other enquiries on transfers and payments
  • Clear outstanding reconciliation items.
  • Ensure proper filing.
  • Produce required MIS on work area

This is a small team and flexibility is required of all staff. Other duties will be assigned from time to time, including:

  • Processing of inward and outward documentary collections
  • Advising and amending of L/Cs
  • Documents Handling

The Candidate:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to identify, analyse and manage processing/operational risks
  • At least 1 year experience either with Swift or at least in a similar role
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Independent and innovative.
  • Ready to learn

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Payments Officer, Client Accounts Administrator, Payment Processing, Client Payment Officer, Financial Services Payments Officer, Client Payments Manager may also be considered for this role.