RecruitGibraltar are currently helping our client who is a leading professional services company who has a great opportunity for a Banking Operative to join their Head Office team based in Gibraltar. The company is progressive and ambitious, has a policy of promoting from within and has a dedication to professional training and progression.
What is the plan for the Banking Operative role?
Reporting to the Head of Banking, the Banking Operative will perform all functions as necessary to support back office banking processes.
What will you do as a Banking Operative?
Handle, verify and complete all account opening documentation
Complete account opening compliance processes including Know Your Client and Anti-Money Laundering checks and other due diligence.
Coordinate with the Companies and Trusts Departments and Legal Fee Earners to understand client structures to enable completion of applications
Communicate clearly the current status of applications to clients and internal stakeholders
Periodically review pending applications and establish whether they should be escalated, followed up or terminated.
Act as the central point of advice on, and manage new account processing queries that arise from, both internal colleagues and clients
Receipt of instructions relating to payments, securities, money market and foreign exchange, carrying out internal due diligence regarding nature of transaction and authority of client/agents to give instruction.
Set up, check, verify and complete outgoing payments for clients including internal transfers, SWIFT, SEPA, BACS payments and drafts.
Complete all foreign exchange business and transfers in an accurate and complete fashion.
Examine payment routing where necessary, researching correspondent banking details and formatting transactions in accordance with Swift/Chaps procedures
Ensure ongoing maintenance of Client Bank Accounts and up-to-date records
Scan, read and disseminate all daily correspondence for a number of different clients and internal managers.
Manage all client and internal stakeholder enquires to a high level of accuracy and quality.
What do you know that makes you a great Banking Operative?
Experience of working in a client facing administration role at another financial service firm or bank.
Must hold at least 5 GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent, to include Mathematics and English.
Demonstrates knowledge and experience of banking processes, procedures and activities (e.g. SWIFT transactions) and the ability to interpret and apply policies and standards.
Good awareness of banking compliance guidelines e.g. KYC, AML, CRS and FATCA
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Experience of Viewpoint would be an advantage.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
Client orientated with the ability to handle highly confidential information and maintain high levels of confidentiality and discretion at all times.
Salary £22k - 25k based on experience with bonus, an excellent relocation package and private healthcare.