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Senior Operations Associate

Senior Operations Associate

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Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation is looking for a candidate list to work in the Payments section of our Money Transfer Department The candidate will be responsible for the processing of U.S. Dollar payments for our overseas branches, subsidiaries and corporate clients received through various mediums (SWIFT, Fax, and Cash management system. There is a strong requirement for an individual who has excellent written and verbal communication skills, a team player, and detail oriented
This position is located in Jersey City, NJ (Harborside). Hours are 10:30 AM to 06:30 PM



Repair, verify and approve transactions as necessary.
Provide confirmation of high priority transactions to our customers.
Monitor priority wires for completion documenting reference numbers and advising overseas offices.
Perform close of day procedures ensuring all queues are cleared and accounts are in balance.
Handle heavy volume to completion.
Ability to work under pressure and meet time critical deadlines
Working knowledge of Excel for volume reporting.



Three to five years of experience in bank back office payment operations specifically CHIPS and Fedwire formatting and structure.
Familiarity with SWIFT processing including message type and fields used for transaction processing. Understanding of NY Clearing House (CHIPS) and Federal Reserve Bank (Fedwire) systems, processing and funding.
Detailed payment system knowledge of CHIPS, Fedwire and payment system software (Montran experience a plus but not mandatory).
Strong written and verbal communication skills to resolve inquiries with internal departments and external customers.
Working knowledge of Excel for volume reporting.
Understanding of regulatory and compliance procedures as it relates to transaction processing
Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience


Work hours will be from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Fedwire cut-off time) and may require overtime if there are market extensions. Quarterly Saturday testing is also required for NY Clearing House Disaster Recovery Testing