Treasury Banking Operations Executive - 6-month Fixed Term Contract

Recruiter
Brite Recruitment Ltd
Location
London, South East England
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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!