Settlements Manager

Recruiter
Michael Page International Rec Ltd
Location
Leeds
Salary
£30k - £40k pa
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
* Lead 4 Settlement Analysts and 1 Team Leader * Ensure all disbursements are processed in accordance with defined processes and controls * To manage the team to ensure deliverable are consistently delivered * Maintain a robust Risk and Control Register Client Details One of the UK's largest issuers of credit cards. Description * Lead 4 Settlement Analysts and 1 Team Leader * Ensure all disbursments are processed in accordance with defined processes and controls * To manage the team to ensure deliverables are consistently delivered * Maintain a robust Risk and Control Register for Settlements and Banking functions * Banking administration SME Key Accountabilities * Full ownerhip and accountability of Settlments activities * Ensure no gaps in service within the Settlements team * Ensure settlements are actioned right first time * Ensure related documentation, such as process notes, RCR's and policy is current and fit for purpose * Evaluate, recommend implement continuos improvements to processes and procedures * Ensure new retailers/partners/products are set up according to contract requirements * Be the primary point of contact in respect of daily settlement issues * Ensure team members are fully trained on all aspects of banking and are update to date with current processes * Banking administrator for all banking facilities * Support banking initiatives and programmes Additional Responsibilities * Support the wider team as required * Support Senior Manager, Disbursements Finance and Head of Financial Operations as required. Profile * Good understanding of accounting principles. * 3 year + experience of processing settlements and proven accurate track record. * Demonstrates adherence to relevant regulations & company policies * Strong numerical and analytical skills with commitment to high standards and attention to detail. * Ability to follow process flows and ensure correct outcomes * Proficient use of excel * Good interpersonal skills to develop cross functional relationships with Operations and also with external clients * Team player Desirable * Knowledge of online banking and clearing bank processes. Personal Attributes * Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with a wide group within the business, building a level of mutual trust and respect, which can be used to influence and agree process improvements. * Is driven to take accountability for actions and remains responsible for assigned Settlements and Disbursements tasks. * Takes accountability and leads team to an effective resolution of aged items and issues * Stretches themselves to deliver on commitments * Ability to "look outside the box" to find a way to resolve issues and streamline processes * Communicates in an open & honest manner, providing and accepting feedback as a way of improving performance * Always displays attention to detail in all aspects of role Job Offer Excellent opportunity to work in a fast-paced and growing business.