Payments Officer

Malta  |  €30,000 - €35,000 

Our client, a well known Financial Services Provider is looking to recruit a Payments Supervisor into their growing team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Smooth running and processing of the Payments / Treasury back office team together with Head of Dept and other team members
  • Assisting Head of Dept to supervise, monitor and coordinate daily team activities to ensure that they are in line with the Banks policies and procedures and with departmental goals;
  • Assisting Head of Dept with daily running of payments departments and lead, motivate and develop teams of payment settlement and static data processors;
  • Reconcile and supervise transactions processed
  • Co-ordination of payment requests and queries originating from clients as well as banks
  • Ensuring that payments are processed within cut-off times and ensure high service levels at all times
  • Reporting any suspicious transactions to the MLRO;
  • Adherence to AML, sanctions and regulations for any transactions processed;
  • Monitor payments being processed through different channels e.g. FIMBank Direct, Swift etc.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to handle any queries that arise;
  • Authorise transactions in accordance with policies and procedures within the department;
  • Identifying areas of optimisation and automation to increase efficiencies within the department either through revised processes and/or system changes;
  • Keeping abreast with payments directive changes and payment related regulations and accordingly update policies and procedures and initiate process and system changes as required;
  • Participate and oversee team projects involving the testing of new setups on banking software to meet business needs
  • Assisting in reconciliation of internal accounts across products as required

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Possess banking experience within an Operations Back Office team
  • Possess good knowledge of SWIFT, SEPA, faster and international and domestic payments
  • Be experienced in International Payments within Banking, Financial Services, Legal or Import Export Environments
  • Have the ability to work in client facing or client liaison environments
  • Experience of processing/supervising high volume and high value payment settlements within banking systems

Education & Experience

Have a tertiary degree level of education in Banking and Finance or similar

Job Reference: FM308


  • Primary job focus
    Banking
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
    Financial Services
  • Languages
    English

Banking Jobs in Malta entail the provision of financial advice to both commercial and private clients within banks and other organisations within the finance industry. Jobs in Banking within this sector include consumer and corporate lending, credit management, investment jobs and risk evaluation.

  • Job Reference
    FM308
  • Closing Date
    31/08/2022
  • Date Published
    18/07/2022
  • Status
    Processing

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