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Clearing Operations Officer At Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria

Date Posted: 05/Jun/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Job Description

To ensure risk free handling and prompt processing of clearing cheques covering:
Inward and Outward clearing cheques and Settlement
Nigerian Electronics Funds Transfer
All Cheque returns
To coordinate operational risks for the clearing unit as the Responsible Person.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

•Raising clearing entries on a daily basis.
•Reconciling all clearing accounts on a daily basis.
•Perform call back function on all inward clearing checks.
•Liaises with relevant parties (e.g. corporate relationship managers, branch managers) to obtain approvals for transactions to be processed.
•Provide input/feedback/ideas in order to make improvement to processes and procedure within clearing processing unit.
•Transmission and retrieval of data on the ECPIX server.
•Perform the role of Responsible Person for the clearing unit.
•Performs other duties as may be assigned by the clearing supervisor / unit manager.
•Assist Tech and Ops to create and maintain a compliance culture through sample testing of compliance monitoring undertaken by the by the compliance representatives, training, undertaking periodic compliance risk focused self assessments, generating accurate and timely reports, handles queries to operational compliance, updates compliance monitoring plan and new matrices, and assess regulatory risks and ensure that controls exist to mitigate them.
•Assist the compliance function in communicating effectively internal policies/guidelines and regulatory requirements, proactively alerting compliance issues, implementing departmental operating instructions to ensure compliance with internal policies and external regulatory requirements and coordinate in regulatory inspections.

•Ensure that all identified risk issues as it affect the unit is proper logged in Phoenix and follow up the resolution.

Money Laundry
•Remains alert to the risk of money laundering and assist in the Bank efforts in combating it by adhering to the key principles in relation to: Identifying your customer, knowing your customer, reporting suspicions, safeguarding records and not disclosing suspicions to customers.  Ensure staff is trained in combating money laundering.

Qualifications & Skills

1.Minimum of a Second class degree in relevant subject plus 3 years experience
2.Sound knowledge of banking and statutory regulations
3.Strong inter-personal and leadership skills to lead staff and manage customers effectively
4.Good analytical skills to analyse, interpret, resolve and change workflow and improve productivity
5.Ability to identify, analyse and manage operation risks
6.Good knowledge of MICR system operations
7.Basic PC skills - word processing and spreadsheets
8.Thorough understanding of the Banks products and customer mandates

In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.

Diversity & Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

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