Payments Specialist

  • Currency Cloud
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Jul 19, 2017
Full time Banking

Job Description

The Details…
  • Build and maintain an in depth understanding of the our platform and how international payments are processed
  • Daily tasks consist of:

    • Process and monitor all payments

    • Flag issues with the Relationship Management team and or Compliance to ensure payments are processed accurately and in a timely manner

    • Investigate and resolve customer queries

  • Ensure all transactions have been processed on a daily basis
  • Identify improvements and suggest solutions for the operations system, communicating these to the Head of Payments or VP Operations
  • Build and maintain understanding of AML, KYC, banking sanctions, FCA and HMRC regulations
  • Build and maintain an understanding of bank charges, ensure both own and colleagues activities do not incur bank charges
  • Support the rest of the Payments Team with ad hoc requests, projects or routine duties
  • Build and maintain relationships with all third party vendors. Ensure service provided is to a high standard and make recommendations to improve and streamline processes and interactions
  • Complete any other ad hoc duties as required
About the role…

Salary – Dependent on experience + competitive benefits package

The role is based within the Operations team who ensure that all international payments are managed and released according to FCA, HMRC requirements; global bank accounts are monitored, maintained and funded to facilitate payments and client funds are segregated and safeguarded.

What Skills & Experience do I need?

This position would suit either an experienced individual or a recent graduate who is interested in working within a start up environment.

  • As an experienced personyou must be able to demonstrate experience of processing both local and international payments within an FX payments company, bank or broker and / or a company that uses banking platforms. It would be beneficial if you have experience with high volume daily payments processing, completing daily reconciliations and understanding how FCA and HMRC regulations impact our business.
  • As a recent graduateyou must be able to demonstrate: some insight into how a cross border payment would operate, have investigated and have some insight into regulatory requirements regarding cross border payments e.g. Anti Money Laundering (AML) and demonstrate an interest in the FinTech industry showing a keen willingness to learn.
  • All successful candidates should:

    • Be able to demonstrate experience in excel & be comfortable using an apple mac computer

    • Have a meticulous and thorough approach and very high attention to detail

    • Excellent team working skills, ability to manage own workload and tenacious attention to detail

    • Be able to deliver against time pressured deadlines

    • To be flexible in the hours worked to cater for USA clients, should the need arise

    • Be articulate, numerate, organised, hard working and able to build excellent relationships

    • Be able to manage own workload and be a completer finisher

    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

    • Have an interest in the payments, financial services, technology or FX industry