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Senior Operations Specialist

  • Operations
  • Full time
  • R-289138

About this Role:

Looking for an extraordinary opportunity to join a thriving, global bank? Eager to work in a dynamic and inclusive environment that ignites your entrepreneurial spirit?

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to become a valuable member of our Back Office team. In this role, you will provide crucial support to our Supply Chain Finance line of business and Treasury desk. From managing the settlement of transactions to implementing and maintaining essential controls, your contributions will be pivotal.

To excel in this role, we seek candidates with a strong background in back-office operations, specifically in the settlement of Supply Chain Finance and Treasury transactions. Your meticulous attention to detail, coupled with exceptional multitasking skills, will set you apart. Proficiency in financial systems, including Flexcube, and a solid grasp of accounting principles will be essential. As a resourceful problem solver, you will thrive when investigating and resolving reconciliation breaks. Excellent communication skills will empower you to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

At our bank, you will find an inclusive work culture that supports your growth and development. We offer a clear career acceleration path, enabling you to make a significant impact in our global banking environment.

If you are ready to embark on an exciting journey where your skills and entrepreneurial spirit will flourish, we invite you to apply now and become a vital part of our dynamic Back Office team. Join us in shaping the future of our bank while propelling your career to new heights.

In this role you will:

  • Supervise the team BAU activities which includes;

    • Managing all client cash funding ensuring they are in line with the agreed contract amount

    • Effect all necessary payments, paying particular attention to individual currency cutoff times

    • Confirm and instruct any new CDs with the banks issuing and payment agent

  • Create, input/verify Flexcube transactions/accounting journals as required  

  • Generate manual journal entries to subsystem and general ledger when required

  • Assist in the resolution of Nostro reconciliation breaks and subsequent case Investigation

  • Effect all non-system generated payments, as required

  • Complete monthly statistic reports and provide to management at the start of each month

  • Complete all month end tasks in relation to statements, reconciliation, reporting

  • Support the Team Manager with BAU, change initiatives and adhoc asks

  • Support audit reviews, namely EBCE, IT&V, COSO, IA and external audit

  • Lead process walkthroughs when required

  • Point of contact in the absence of the team manager

  • Lead trainer for the team

Required Qualifications:
Experience in Operations, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Extensive Operations experience

  • Supervisory experience beneficial

  • Operating with a risk mindset

  • Payments/SWIFT knowledge & experience is essential

  • Experience supporting a Treasury desk an advantage

  • A good track record of experience in a similar operations role

  • Knowledge of transactional accounting will be considered an advantage

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, including work, excel, Visio

  • Ability to work under pressure and priorities workload

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced team environment

  • Teamwork, organisational skills and ability to prioritise

  • Proactive and self-motivated, eye for detail

We Value Diversity

At Wells Fargo, we believe in diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; accordingly, we welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, individuals with disabilities, pregnancy, marital status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

Employees support our focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following and adhering to applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in US: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidates applying to job openings posted in Canada: Applications for employment are encouraged from all qualified candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process.

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