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Chinese Job-Banking Operations Officer-lj

  • to £28k + excellent benefits
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20250

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Your New Job Title: Mandarin speaking Banking Operations Officer (Payments / Trade Finance / Treasury)

The Skills You Need: Experience in Payments, Trade Finance and/or Treasury In a bank or financial institution, SWIFT handling experience (MT103 / 202) is essential, Excellent communication skills in English/Mandarin, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Economics/Finance/Accounting.

Your New Salary: to £28k + excellent benefits

Location: London

Your role is based in the Operations Department covering the processing, confirmation and settlement of treasury, GBP clearing and treasury transactions undertaken by the Bank.

You will familiarise yourself with the in-house operational systems, back-office processes of products such as corporate loans, payment, MM loans, Trade Finance Foreign Exchange, FX swap, IRS, Bonds, Repo etc. and be aware of the associated operational risks of all transactions.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • To take ownership of the processing of the daily trades and complete each transaction accurately and efficiently

  • Recognize and manage the operational risks involved in each type of transaction. Resolve any differences/discrepancies and mismatches in regard to all transaction material and their associated confirmations with the Bank’s counterparties as soon as possible and report any outstanding issues to the appropriate person(s) in a timely manner.

  • Correspondent banking/GBP clearing - process payments in an accurate and timely manner; take the initiative in conducting investigations as and when required.

  • Perform the loan administration functions for syndicated and bilateral loans such as processing interest received etc.

  • CDD/KYC collating the CDD documents for Financial Institutions and screening new customers using World-check.

  • General Account Management - Populate the core banking system with new account and/or customer data. Process incoming third party payments and populate the core banking system with remittance data to facilitate the creation of SWIFT payment messages.

  • Treasury products processing and settlement - include (Inter-bank) loan/deposit, Foreign Exchange / FX Swap, Bond settlement, Repo / Reverse Repo, Interest & Cross-currency swaps. Follow through any mismatched trading information and take ownership of the investigation process to ensure the issues or concerns have been dealt with promptly.

  • Trade finance products - include LC/LG advising, LC/LG issuing, adding confirmation, checking documents, Risk Participation, forfeiting, factoring etc. Follow international practice and our procedures to ensure the transactions to deal with in a timely manner.

The Skills You Need:

  • Payments, Trade Finance and/or Treasury Operations experience at a bank or financial institution.

  • SWIFT handling experience (MT103 / 202) is essential - additional experience preferred, e.g. MT300/ 320/ 541/ 543/700/707/799/ etc.

  • Understand and be familiar with UCP600, URDG, ISBP etc.

  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel user.

  • Excellent communication skills in English/Mandarin are essential.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Economics/Finance/Accounting.

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