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SWIFT Payments Clerk - Back Office Operations Bank

Salary: £29,000 per annum
Location: West End, London
Type: Permanent, full-time


My client is a prestigious international bank who has been listed as the World’s Top 50 Safest Banks for 13 consecutive times.They are looking to hire a diligent Payments Specialist with 3-5 years of experience to join their Retail Operations Department.

Essential requirements include at least 3 years minimum of previous experience in SWIFT payment messages. In addition, if you have working experience of the following (will be an advantage) CHAPS, BACS, Cheque clearing etc.

Key Responsibilities

Process the daily work relating to:

  • Inward / Outward payments for Private Banking, Retail and Real Estate customers

  • Fixed Deposits

  • Positioning of funds with Treasury

  • Cheque clearing

  • Online banking

  • Bill payments

  • Visa Debit Card ordering, processing and reporting

Qualification & Experience

  • 2 'A’ Levels/GCSE’s minimum

  • 3 years previous experience of Retail Operations within a similar organisation.


Must have:

  • Knowledge of SWIFT payment messages, MT103MT202, MT199

Ideally, have knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of payments systems: CHAPS / BACS / Faster Payments / SEPA.

Excellent benefits package:

  • A generous starting base salary of up to £29,000

  • Overtime when required

  • Very generous pension benefit

  • Generous yearly bonus (discretionary- based on personal and business performance)

  • Holiday allowance + all UK bank holidays

  • Insurance (medical, healthcare, lifecover)

  • Gym

  • Personal Staff Loans

  • Season Ticket Loan