Associate, Payment Specialist

Harrington Starr are working with one of the industry’s leading providers of services to the Hedge Fund Sector.  Our client have a fantastic opportunity available for an associate Payments Specialist


The role will include, but will not be limited to the following:


  • Support hedge fund onboarding for payments system: normalize cash SI, manage SWIFT connectivity testing with brokers
  • Point of client contact for payment queries and issues, own payment issues from beginning to resolution
  • Partner with Product Development and Technology teams, articulate issues, formulate change requirements, test and roll out changes
  • Create the Onboarding Document requirements and build the rules in the test environment for settlement instructions
  • Create Test Cases and test changes in the SWIFT applications and support partner testing


This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning business.  Our client have an excellent attitude towards training and development as well as future career progression.  To be considered for the role, you should have the following skills and experience:


  • 2-3 years’ experience in Payments Operations at a bank or a hedge fund
  • You should have a solid understanding of the unique business needs and related requirements of SWIFT messaging
  • Strong analytical skills that will allow good reporting and understanding of problems
  • You should be a team player, and able to partner with internally with Product Development and Technology teams
  • Excellent communication, logical and documentation skills are essential for this role