Payment Administrator

Cape Town

Payment Administrator
Job description
We are seeking a Payments Administrator, to provide administration and Company Secretarial services to a client portfolio under the direction of a Senior Administrator and Assistant Manager, ensuring all relevant statutory obligations are met.


Key responsibilities

Second level

Prepare payments requested from clients by reviewing documentation provided, and sourcing and applying the correct details into the in-house payment system;
Prepare batches (multiple payment) runs;
Ensure cut-off times are adhered to and payments are processed for the correct value date;
Following processing of payment, completing daily completeness checks to ensure payments have debited relevant bank account;
Develop a relationship with clients and understand their requirements;
Develop a relationship with intermediaries (typically banks) that provide services to the client and understand their involvement in client structure;
Assist with providing information for ad-hoc payments projects and ensure completion in line with pre-agreed deadlines;
Identify and provide feedback on possible process improvements;
Generally act in the best interests of the division by supporting team members;
Perform other duties as necessary to support the operations team and wider business;
Supporting and training new members of the team.
Previous experience in preparing payments;
Experience of working with online banking systems an advantage;
Excellent organisational skills;
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy;
Fluent in English, with ability to read and write with excellent conversation and communication skills;
Ability to operate in a highly process based environment;
Ability to process high volumes of repetitive work;
Ability to work to tight customer driven deadlines;
Must be able to work as part of a wider team, including with colleagues in other jurisdictions