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FX Payments Subject Matter Expert (SWIFT)


Payments Recruitment

£90,000 - £90,000 Per Annum

London, United Kingdom


Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

FX Payments Subject Matter Expert (SWIFT)

Location: London
Type: Permanent
Salary: to £90,000 Per Annum (+ bonus & benefits )

Our client is an exciting banking business who are investing heavily on building out its FX and multicurrency capability. We are now seeking a subject matter expert who understands how SWIFT payments work and has had experience in building and operationalising both direct and correspondent banking models to support non GBP currencies. As a subject matter expert, you will be a key member of several scrum teams, responsible for providing detailed business requirements, testing the various features built, creating operating procedures to support the capability and training the customer care team to service the customers. We need a motivated, switched on payments expert who will play a huge part in the banks international payments success. 

The role will involve:

·         Providing detailed requirements on how various SWIFT message types (MT103, MT202, MT202COV, MT199, MT999, MT191 etc.) are formatted and used to process international payments in direct and correspondent banking arrangements

·         Developing target operating model required to support scalable payment processing capability

·         Writing operational procedures and providing training 

·         Acting as subject matter expert to support client management team in helping customers integrate with the international payment capability

·         Articulating business impacts of various regulatory requirements which need to be considered in developing fx/multi-currency processes

·         Documenting end to end customer journey to understand various use cases for FX and Multicurrency processing

The ideal candidate will be and possess:

·         Deep payments expertise specifically as it relates to all SWIFT payments

·         Understanding of correspondent banking model

·         Experience in building targeting operating models from scratch and articulating business requirements to build new product

·         Knowledge of user acceptance testing, documenting procedures and providing training

·         Strong analysis, problem-solving, and idea creation skills – contributing to the design and solution process 

·         Experience of working in agile product delivery

·         A motivated, proactive, self-starter who wants to make a difference and play a key part in growing an exciting business

·         A collaborative worker and team player

·         A person who takes ownership and accountability of their projects, who understands the depths of problem statements beyond just face value requirements

·         Adaptable, embraces change, and enjoys multiple challenges

·         High level of attention to detail, and drive to understand underlying business processes in great depth, along with technical capability & the soft skills needed to influence and motivate others