Payments Director Payments Director …

Financial Services
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Jan 21
Financial Services
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 27 Jan 21
The Payments Director will manage the settlements, payments and controls function and lead the implementation of a new payments system. The role will report in to the COO

Foreign Exchange - Financial Services Business


  • Lead the implementation of the new internal payments system internally
  • Act as a Senior Leader within the business providing knowledge and advice on payments and banking as part of our global expansion.
  • Maintain relationships with our banking partners and correspondent banks
  • Working with our external and internal technology stakeholders on system improvements and upgrades
  • Implementing new payments upgrades and methods to provide innovative products to our clients
  • Liaising directly with the compliance, sales and clients to ensure a smooth payments experience for clients
  • Leadership and strategic direction of the settlements team
  • Provide training and development to the Settlements team and to front office staff on the settlements process
  • Ensuring efficient operations between conduit front, middle and back office functions in relation to settlement operations
  • Overseeing the Reconciling our client accounts in multiple currencies
  • Improving our payments systems and processes to make efficiency gains.
  • Processing and monitoring of daily payable and receivable transaction


  • Strong track record in financial services required
  • Experience of payments and back office functions is essential - additional experience running and managing a settlements or payments processing team.
  • Detailed knowledge of the Swift payments network and its operational processes essential
  • Experience with rolling out new products, improving processes and managing projects also essential.
  • Project experience essential - system implementation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the Payment Services regulations, including reconciliations, safeguarding and safeguarding obligations preferable

Job Offer

Senior level role with a competitive salary and benefits package.

The role will report in to the COO.

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