Payment Specialist

Payment Specialist with primary responsibility to input payments and SWIFT messages and perform related administrative duties such as reconciliation and due diligence. Other functions shall include Sanctions screening processing, account posting, procedure development and window services. Job Description Daily activities will include: * Input payments

Payment Specialist with primary responsibility to input payments and SWIFT messages and perform related administrative duties such as reconciliation and due diligence.
Other functions shall include Sanctions screening processing, account posting, procedure development and window services.

Job Description

Daily activities will include:

  • Input payments and SWIFT messages. Payments can be complex international remittances that include the user to utilize on line and manual tools to determine bank chain information.
  • Actioning Sanctions ("OFAC") cases using automated workflow tool (FircoSoft) including follow up with Compliance.
  • Supporting SWIFT operations for three operations (NY, Toronto and Los Angeles)
  • Support the development of internal operating procedures
  • Support user acceptance testing and business continuity exercises

Qualifications:

1-3 years experience in an international banking environment

Strong knowledge of general ledger and sub ledger processing
Knowledge of SWIFT applications and payment messages (MT103, 202, 202COV)
Understanding of other message types (940, 950, 910, 700 series) a plus
Functional experience in international payments and related online look up tools
This is in order to review and repair complex cross border remittances
Knowledge of regulatory requirements:
Sanctions screening
Travel Rule

Able to multi task across systems and functions

Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We participate in the E-Verify program.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.





About Us

Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution that offers clients award-winning strategic and creative solutions in corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. We have experts in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile. Our operations in the Americas connect our broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector entities to local markets and the vast global network of our parent company—Mizuho Financial Group.

Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. Based in Japan, the group has over 56,000 professionals working in 920 offices in nearly 40 countries throughout Asia, EMEA, and the Americas. As of March 31, 2016 its total assets were $1.8 trillion.

Mizuho Bank Ltd. offers a competitive total rewards package.

We are an EEO/AA Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.