Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Advantage Resourcing
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Payments Clerk £25-28K
Our client a city based FX brokerage are seeking Payments / FX professionals to join their expanding Operations team. Knowledge of SWIFT, FASTER payments, BACS/CHAPS and Euro clearing ideal.

Responsibilities
Handle Remittance Reconciliations
Ensuring that all incoming and outgoing remittances are processed accurately and in a timely fashion
Handling queries and complaints originating from customers and other banks in the process chain to manager
Corresponding with different Banking partners through email, telephone and SWIFT
General archiving and record keeping of client information
Coordinate with compliance unit on issues relating to handling payments blocked in Payment Screening System
Inputting multicurrency payments via banking software
Support the Operations Department with adhoc duties as and when required and as allocated by Senior Managers

Skills / Attributes Required
6 months experience within Banking or FX Industry
Must have knowledge of SWIFT message types.
Working knowledge of FX, BACS, Faster Payments and Euro Clearing.
Must have experience within a Remittance Department
Must have good understanding of back-office Banking Operations.
Excellent command of written and spoken English
Excellent interpersonal and verbal skills
An able team player
Ability to work on own initiative and ability to prioritise work.
Exceptional time management skills with the ability to thrive whilst working under pressure.
Accurate organized individual, flexible and happy to undertake any work in support of the team members and thus the client.
Excellent knowledge of MS Office skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Should have a positive "can do" attitude combined with a flexible approach to the tasks required

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