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Settlements Officer

  • Location

    Northwich, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Duerden

  • Contact email:

    scottd@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    SDABSE01_1614791547

  • Published:

    8 months ago

International bank based in Cheshire, are looking to hire a Settlements Officer to join their expanding Operations Department. They're looking for a dynamic team worker who is adaptable and prepared to take on challenging and varied initiatives within a rapidly developing business. Working under your own initiative and across a variety of different business areas you will have experience of delivering excellence as part of a multifunctional team whilst maintaining exceptional levels of quality, professionalism and at all times. The Settlements Officer will be part of a highly effective team and will take an active part in the progression of the Bank as it enters the next stage of growth

Responsibilities will include;

  • Inputting/processing /authorising payments
  • Carrying out investigations
  • Dealing with customer enquiries
  • General database maintenance.
  • Provide back-office support and service on banking operations.
  • Responsible for processing of Customer Transactions: BACS, CHAPS, and International Payments.
  • Proactive in proposing and providing processing solutions.
  • Inputting Treasury settlements
  • FX and Money Markets deposits
  • Carrying out Payment investigations
  • Processing payments.

To be considered for this position, candidates must have the following experience/skills;

  • Relevant experience within a Back office / administration office environment.
  • Payments experience is preferred, but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Swift Messaging - MT103 / MT202 would be advantageous, but not essential.
  • A good attention to detail, adaptability, a keenness to learn and accurate keyboard skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • A good team player, capable of working in a fast paced pressured environment.
  • Ability to build relationships effectively, both in the immediate team and wider business.
  • Excellent Communication Skills, with ability to provide exceptional levels of customer service.
  • Able to work in a fast paced pressured environment, maintaining accuracy and quality.

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