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Operations Officer (Payments)

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Location
The Emporium, C De Brocktorff Street, Msida, MSD 1421, Malta
Hours per week
40 hours
Education level
Higher Education
The Operations Officer (Payments) will report to the Payments Manager and will be part of the payments team, which is responsible for the bank’s day-to-day payments function.

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for monitoring / processing daily outgoing and incoming payments including manual, single, batch, urgent payments through SEPA, SWIFT and third party payment providers;
  • Ensures all payments are handled within internal / external rules, internal / external cut-off times and internal product requirements;
  • Liaises daily with cards and lending operators for all matters related to payments;
  • Liaises with correspondent banks and third party payment providers on any issues related to payments;
  • Provides daily reporting required for reconciliation purposes;
  • Assists in preparing invoices and settlements from correspondent banks and third party payment providers;
  • Handles daily payments related reconciliations;
  • Ensure adherence to the bank’s payments related policies;

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Assist in documentation of the team’s Operational Procedures;
  • Providing ideas and suggesting ways for the improvement of operational systems, processes and procedures;
  • Execute ad hoc tasks as may be requested by the Manager.

Skills and experience:

  • Ordinary / Advanced level qualifications or equivalent;
  • Experience within similar operational role within a financial services institution;
  • Excellent command of English language;
  • Good communication and organisation skills;
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise work;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools especially MS Excel;
  • The following are considered an asset:
    o Experience with correspondent banks, SEPA , SWIFT and Payment Service Providers;
    o Experience in a Bank’s Treasury Department;
    o General accounting experience;