Entry Level Barclays Bank UK Jobs – Team Leader, Payment Verification

Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Barclays UK:
Barclays is a British
multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London.
It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and investment
banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit cards.
It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48
million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42
trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.
Job Summary: The
Barclays Team Leader, Payment Verification will be responsible for offering the
best service to the internal and external customers for best management of
stakeholders and effective team leading of payments verification team. The
incumbent will serve as a key liaison with the offshore BSS team to ensure that
payments are processed in a timely manner and any issues arising are resolved
in a timely manner. He / she will also effectively analyse and reconcile all
payment instructions with particular emphasis on operational controls and
service management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Operational Management –
60%
  • Actively
    monitor branch queues in Sybrin for scanned payment instructions to ensure
    that SLA is adhered to.
  • Perform
    completeness checks on salaries received for processing including
    confirmation of account balances, addition of I & V scripts and
    indemnities in place as required and callback has been sufficiently done.
  • Perform
    completeness checks on documents scanned including signature
    verifications, confirmation of account balances, addition of I & V
    scripts and indemnities in place as required.
  • Callback
    Relationship Managers, branches and customers to confirm payment
    instructions as per business rules and inform stakeholders of any issues
    arising with their payments.
  • Regularly
    interact with branches on discrepancies in following the FTOS policy
  • Authorise
    captured work on the system (FCR) and in Sybrin acting in the capacity of
    call back desk officer.
  • Ensure
    that the proper end of day reconciliations have been done i.e. work
    received and work processed, return to sender percentages, etc. are
    monitored and reported on.
  • Maintain
    a relationship with Vostro account holders to ensure that there are no
    delays in the processing of their payment instructions.
  • Ensure
    that there is clear ownership of any issues arising during processing of
    Salaries, RTGS and TTS as well as timely resolution of any errors logged
  • Guide
    the team on maintaining a strong control environment.
2. Controls – 40%
  • Generate
    daily MI in order to identify any performance gaps.
  • Actively
    participate in snap checks as assigned by team manager
  • Update
    Risk events raised within the team as well as follow up on resolution of
    incidents raised.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Barclays Bank Payment Reconciler Job should hold a University
    Degree or its equivalent
  • Two
    or more years business experience or experience leading a team is
    preferred
  • Exceptional
    personal and team organisation skills.
  • Strong
    communication skills.
  • Strong
    interpersonal, team working and relationship skills.
  • Good
    coaching and counselling skills.
  • Good
    numerical skills and ability
  • Quality
    conscious.
  • Keyboarding
    / PC skills.
  • Working
    knowledge and accreditation in FTOS policy
How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any
of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as
outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and
photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:
Barclays is an equal
opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and
rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.
For queries contact us on
0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com
Deadline:  3rd February, 2015
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