Treasury Banking Operations Executive - 6-month Fixed Term Contract

Brite Recruitment Ltd
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client, a FTSE 250 listed company within the Finance and Banking Sector, are currently seeking an analytical and proactive Treasury Banking Operations Executive to join their team on a full-time, contract basis. The role would involve taking responsibility for the processing of day to day transactions; minimising the risk inherent in the settlement and reconciliation of payment, receipt and ledger transactions by ensuring the accurate and timely booking and settlement of a range of Sterling and currency products.

The ideal candidate will be bright and highly detail-oriented. They will have excellent teamwork skills with a proactive attitude, being able to build expert payment knowledge and act in an advisory role for the Treasury and wider Banking division where needed.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Processing payments in various systems with a high level of accuracy, checking that correct authorisation has been obtained
  • Running the daily cashbooks for Treasury’s main Sterling and Currency accounts, including calling back payments, agreeing regular figures with Front Office and ticking back all items from system generated reports
  • Keying entries into internal accounting systems or approving entries keyed in by other members of staff
  • Investigating any issues that may arise, including non-receipt of payments or held payments
  • Reconciling daily bank flows
  • Producing payment related statistics on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Constantly challenging and questioning established processes, looking for efficiencies and improved controls and taking ownership of process improvement activities until completion
  • Ensuring that all Governance and Compliance requirements are adhered to
  • Embracing the Conduct Risk culture in a positive manner

Skills and experience

  • Proven experience of Swift Installations/UAT/Testing Projects
  • Knowledge of SAP interface systems from an Operational perspective
  • Proven experience within a finance operations or payments team
  • Proven payment processing experience, including SWIFT input
  • Demonstrable knowledge of UK payment systems (CHAPS, Faster Payments, BACS, Cheques)
  • 3 A levels, or equivalent, ideally with at least one in Mathematics or a Science subject
  • Degree level or equivalent qualification in a business, finance or science subject ideal
  • Professional Banker Certificate in Treasury or Finance ideal
  • Experience in process re-engineering and change within a treasury environment ideal
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Exposure to Derivatives and Securities ideal

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic company working at the forefront of their industry. If you feel this could the right opportunity for you apply directly, alternatively for more information call us!