Payments Specialist at Currency Cloud |

Payments Specialist

Posted - Accepting applications

Salary: Dependent on experience + competitive benefits package

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

The details...
  • Build and maintain an in depth understanding of our platform and how international payments are
  • processed
  • Daily tasks consist of:
    • Process and monitor all client funds collected globally
    • 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
  • Work seamlessly with our US Payments Team handing over and managing workloads across time
  • zones
  • Have a continuous understanding of AML, KYC, banking sanctions, FCA and HMRC regulations
  • 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
  • Understand and comply to internal safeguarding processes to ensure client funds are segregated
  • Complete any other ad hoc duties as required

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 person you 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 graduate you 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.

Are there any other desirable attributes?
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 support other regions, 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

What to do next...
If this sounds like you and you €™re looking to join a company that offers Health & dental insurance, a 401k scheme and free team lunches every Friday then get in touch! - [email protected]

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