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Banking Job - Mandarin speaking Settlement Officer - London - rj

  • £Highly competitive depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 21108

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Your New Job Title: Mandarin speaking Settlement Officer

The Skills You'll Need: Fluent Mandarin and English, relevant Treasury / Settlement / Cash Payment experience
Your New Salary: Highly competitive depending on experience
Job status: Permanent
Location: London 

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Cash management – Reporting flow of cash in and out of the company. Liaising with other finance centres and other entities accordingly, re cash/funding requirements/reporting.
  • Collating of all Treasury payments to be made on any given day.
  • Checking/Processing of payment instructions – Sending signed instructions to bank either via fax or electronic means. At same time checking that bank instructions are complete, compliant and not compromised.
  • Booking/Reconciling of loans/loan positions with house banks – booking of loans/deposits as per corporate requirements, ensuring that loan rates/maturities are correct.
  • Debtors/Creditors reporting to identify where payments have not been made on time/funds have not been received on due date.
  • Dealing with ad hoc queries – SWIFT requests, Bank Audit Letters, Returned Payments/Unallocated Receipts, Bank statement reconciliation against in-house systems/payment instructions.
  • Advise Treasury Manager of any issues (i.e. loan rates too high/banks not processing payment) with banks so that they can be discussed at next review.
  • Capture and maintain banking SSI’s from Counterparties for compliance reasons
  • Maintaining Bank Mandates/Signatory lists updated as/when required
  • Ensuring data on in house OTS system is accurately and timely input/maintained
  • Fulfil any other tasks that the Company may reasonably assign to you from time to time, according to business needs

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Fluency in Mandarin and English (spoken and written)
  • Experience working in the settlement or treasury department of a major bank or commodity house
  • Proven experience working in a Treasury department
  • Degree level or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Business Management or related field
  • Strong IT skills with good working knowledge of MS Office products
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Awareness of issues/sanctions regarding the worldwide remittance of funds
  • Proven organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritise work
  • Approachable with a demonstrable willingness & flexibility to support the Company as and when required

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