FX Payments Analyst

Location Frankfurt (Oder)
Job Type Permanent
Salary €60k +
Reference 32428
Our client connects companies, organisations and investors to the global markets ecosystem through a unique blend of digital platforms, end-to-end clearing and execution services, high-touch service and deep expertise. As well as serving more than 30,000 commercial, institutional and payments clients, and more than 295,000 retail clients across more than 140 countries. 

They are seeking 2 experienced FX Payments Analysts, to join their payments division in their Frankfurt office.

Job purpose
This is a key role within the Global Payments Department. Responsible for the effective processing of payments and the related back-office duties including settlements and investigations.

General Duties 
  • To ensure that payments and transactions are validated and released in an accurate and timely manner.
  •  Execution management (trade and payment). 
  • To generate manual payments in SWIFT Alliance or other online payment applications.
  • Manage a variety of investigations including failed payments and non-receipts, amendments, and cancellations.
  • Payment netting and execution.
  • To ensure that all FX Confirmations are performed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Conduct daily reconciliation of incoming and outgoing funds.
  • Provide statistics, reports,and presentations. 
  • To effectively manage the group email address daily
  • Liaise with and assist front office and Client Services as required.
  • To liaise and provide support to other processing centres around the globe
  • Work with the Global Payments team on projects and initiatives
  • Comply with all applicable company, regulatory and internal compliance requirements, including the prevention of Financial Crime and Fraud.
Knowledge and Experience
  • Previous previous experience within banking, foreign exchange, or international payments.
  • Understanding of the financial services and Banking industries.
  • Knowledge of global payment protocols particularly in emerging markets (preferred). 
  • A keen interest and up to date knowledge of payment trends and technologies.
Qualification and Skills 
  • Working knowledge of SWIFT and Multi-Cash software.
  • Self-reliant and confident working within a small team
  • Excellent computer navigation ability and strong MS Office skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, organise and multitask
  • Good team player
  • Operational risk awareness.
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Educated to degree level (preferable).

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