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Senior Payments Specialist

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Investec Bank plc

London, London United Kingdom
8 Oct 2018
Annual Salary
Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank and Asset Manager serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture is our competitive edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll challenge ordinary thinking, and put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.
Senior Payments Specialist
We are looking for a Senior Payments Specialist with back office transactional operations experience. Payments are a strategic imperative for Specialist Bank and we are building a sound operational and governance structure to support existing and new activity. This role forms part of this strategy and will focus on building a new specialist Central Payments Operation (CPO) function within the Specialist Bank. This new team will create and support commoditised and/or specialist functions for the Specialist Bank and other Investec Divisions.
About you:
  • Experience of working in a payments role in a Bank, FinTech or similar
  • Ideas driven, you consistently look for ways to improve process and drive higher standards
  • Experience of writing and implementing operational procedures
  • Experience of using MS Excel and analysing data
  • Able to coordinate/lead internal meetings and can build strong relationships with people
  • Ability to learn quickly; including the FTAF Recommendation 16 and Wire Transfer Regulation 2 and JMLSG controls and best practise regarding domestic and international payments
  • To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our internal and external customers fairly
  • Highly desirable that you have knowledge of payments types and/or making payments and an understanding of SWIFT standards, message types and formatting for payments
Research shows that some candidates â€" particularly female candidates â€" can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same â€" if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

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