Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Treasury & Trading Operations
  • Division:
    Investec Corporate and Investment Banking
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Corporate Settlements Analyst- 6 Month FTC (4131)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

We are looking for an experienced payments administrator to provide capacity and cover within our Settlements team.

As part of Treasury & Trading Operations, the Settlements team is currently comprised of 12 people who are responsible for the settlement of FX and Money Market Trades for Interbank and Corporate clients of Treasury Products and Distribution, as well as providing payment services for the Corporate and Institutional Banking Division of Investec Bank plc.

What are the primary responsibilities of this role? 

  • Payment authorisation - ensuring all payments are executed in an accurate and timely manner, paying particular attention to payment cut-off times, available liquidity and ensuring that any exceptions are processed as appropriate;
  • Completion of day-to-day workflows and processes.
  • Entering of new/amended Settlement instructions into Calypso
  • Monitoring of bank accounts to ensure correct settlement is received in respect of client transactions; agreement and clearance of payment queues within the relevant systems.
  • Provide Front office with accurate start of day / intra-day transaction summaries to ensure client settlements are received and processed on the correct value dates.
  • Provide Front office support for all supported jurisdictions.
  • Liaising and engaging with Client Services to address any adverse client issues in a timely manner.
  • Review and resolution of any reconciliations breaks in a timely manner;
  • Close liaison with the Financial Crime Team to manage any queries arising from Sanctions checking;
  • Ensuring sound processes and procedures are diligently followed and are kept in line with changes and developments in Market Practice and Regulations;
  • Responsibility and ownership of tasks delegated from Head of Settlements
  • Completion of daily FX reconciliation with the Private Bank team

What are we looking for in the successful candidate?

  • Excellent knowledge of all payments types and payment channels – including Commercial and Faster payments.
  • Sound understanding of SWIFT standards, message types and payment formatting;
  • Excellent understanding of good Anti-Money Laundering controls and practice
  • Understanding of FX and MM Settlements, confirmation matching and reconciliations.
  • Understanding of Faster Payments, CHAPS and Direct Debits

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Tumi Setshedi

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