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Senior Payment Officer

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Would you like to use your talent where it matters and work at the intersection of finance and technology? Then look no further, as this might be exactly the challenge you are looking for. We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant company with more than 450 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a super-correspondent banking network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand. To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a highly experienced Payments Officer, who is able to support our team in the day-to-day monitoring and handling of the payments flow and ensure correct and timely processing. You will be reporting to the Team Lead of Payment Operations and be a part of our growing Payments function within Payment Operations working alongside the wider Operations function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Following strict policies and procedures to input, verify, and release wire transfers through online banking platforms.​
  • ​Meeting critical deadlines for all payment processing work, adhering to client timelines and bank payment cut-off times.
  • ​Maintaining high levels of accuracy, even when under time pressure in the case of urgent payments.
  • ​Ensuring the timely and accurate logging and filing of all supporting documentation in relation to payments to ensure a clear audit trail.
  • ​Working as part of the wider team to streamline production and enhance policies, procedures and workflows, suggesting new ideas and providing feedback from your day-to-day work;
  • ​Monitor the correct and timely processing of payments throughout the various systems
  • ​Handle any incoming or outgoing payment that is for any reason not automatically processed

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate you should have at least 3-4 years of experience in payment processing, where you have worked with monitoring, exception handling and investigations. You have extensive knowledge of payment systems, SWIFT etc. and you have a relevant educational background (BSc level as a minimum). Understanding of SQLs and various programming languages will be considered a plus.

As a person we expect you to be an open and positive team player with structured and detail-oriented work and strong communication skills. Flexibility in attitude and working hours is necessary due to a fast-paced working environment with a high rate of change. You must therefore also be able to juggle several tasks simultaneously and excel in meeting deadlines under pressure. As Banking Circle is an international company it’s a requirement that you are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. If you master other relevant languages it will be an asset.

The position will be based at Banking Circle’s office in Sydney.

Join Banking Circle

If this position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application via the apply link. As we will be conducting interviews continuously, we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Svetlana Stetchi from our People Team by email:

Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

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