Payment Specialist

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Contract, Permanent, TemporaryContract, Trainee

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1352901

 Job Description

Payment Specialists Belfast City Centre Salary Negotiable Excellent Benefits

Payment Specialists
Belfast City Centre
Salary Negotiable
Excellent Benefits

Grafton Finance have been retained by a market leading Financial Services Firm located in Belfast who are recruiting for Payment Specialists to join their team.

The Payment Specialists will process and settle payments on behalf of their clients and assist with client database administration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand the process in setting up, gaining authorisation for and releasing payments via the various banking systems
  • Ensure relevant procedures and checklists are adhered to and completed to minimise risk of errors
  • Ensure all outgoing Payment transactions are authorised accurately, within deadlines, and on a daily basis, assist with the instruction reconciliations process
  • Ensure all client queries are appropriately responded to, and all emails received into the team’s mailbox are actioned
  • Ensure all payments are processed accurately and delivered to required timescale
  • Responsible for preparing work to agreed internal deadlines to the expected standard
  • Provide subject matter knowledge and expertise, or identify the appropriate team resource to do so, in order to ensure timely settlement of all money movements on third party banking systems
  • Report any breaches, complaints or errors to the relevant Compliance officer promptly
  • Assist in the preparation of error reports, identifying areas of operational risk and proposing appropriate remedial actions within 24 hours of identifying the error

Essential Criteria:

  • Knowledge of banking systems including a good understanding of different client payment processes
  • Comfortable communicating with individuals in a professional manner
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and interpersonal skills
  • Good Word and Excel skills
  • Strong ownership of tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic Accounts Payable / Bank Payments experience

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Supervisory experience