Operations and Payment Officer- German speaker (settlements)

Operations and Payment Officer- German Speaking

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Operations and Payment officer that speaks German to a native level, to join a very well established German bank in their London Office. They offer a large range of financial products to their clients and are looking to grow and improve their efficiencies within the team. Your potentially could working within the operations team and reporting to the Head of Operations.

They are looking for a proactive Team player with a very positive and can do attitude to join their team. With experience working in a deadline driven and analytical environment.

The Duties include but are not limited to:

-Processing of new deals and trade events on existing deals and handle confirmation process:
-Monitoring product related transaction and payment processing queues
-Settlement of all Treasury related products (incl. MM/FX, Financial Futures, Securities and Derivatives)
-Swap settlement instructions with counterparties
-Monitor and investigate any discrepancies in confirmations (both broker and counterparty confirmations) manually and using confirmation matching systems
-Maintain and use tracking system for confirmations and chase confirmation where applicable
-Reconciliation of Financial Futures positions
-Handling issuance and maturity of CDs (incl. ISIN generation and WKN requests at providers)
-Maintain bond portfolio Research & fund pool factors for ABS Bond holdings
-Fixing other derivative products (e.g. IRS, CCS)
-Process all relevant payments (Swift, BACS, SEPA, FPS, CHAPS, BGC, Cheques) applying automated and manual process steps
-Conduct manual payments
-Investigate exceptions and errors within payments
-Liaise with German Desk and customers to rectify faulty payment messages
-Support set-up of new account from Operations perspective (e.g. exchange EBICS keys, support set-up of GenoCash software)
-Input, verify and release SWIFT messages directly from the SWIFT application
-Monitor SWIFT Alliance queues to ensure all messages are successfully sent
-Support department head with implementation of new requirements
-Work on projects and task forces to implement changes
-Analyse market trends towards impact into processes
-Drive process improvement and digitalisation within the department's processes

Your Profile:
-Fluent German Speaker
-You must be degree educated and/or hold a PMP qualification
-2-3 years' experience in settlement processes of FX, Money Market, Financial Futures, Certificate of Deposits and other Derivative products and comprehensive knowledge of afore mentioned products
-Comprehensive knowledge and experience of SWIFT messages types MT1xx, MT2xx,MT3xxx,MT59x and MT999
-Knowledge of cross border and domestic payments and transactions managements and international payment deadlines.
-Computer Literate (Word, Excel, access)
-SAP and MX3 experience

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