Account Specialist Sr

Full-time
Hicksville, NY, United States - Corporate/Back-Office - Posted Nov 5, 2019
Requisition Number: 190000V3

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JOB SUMMARY

Assist in managing the EGIFTS Queue Monitor. Ensure all wire requests are properly verified and released for the Bank. Resolves OFAC issues in conjunction with the NYCB BSA Department. Ensures the processing of all SWIFT messages on a daily basis as well as ensures the SWIFT Link is monitored within the EGIFTS system. Assists Department Management when needed for System Testing and Contingency Testing.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Ensure that the daily Start-of-Day, and connectivity with the Federal Reserve is completed successfully. Verify all outgoing and incoming wire transfer requests for customers and NYCB departments. Verify and release service messages to and from other financial institutions. Release payments from the Funds Control Queue, upon receipt of proper authorization. Review wire logs to ensure daily totals prove to FRB reports. Oversee the handling of any payments flagged by the OFAC filter in the E-Gift system. Refers questionable items to the BSA department. Researches items as requested by BSA, Security and other departments. Works with the BSA department to resolve any OFAC issues. Monitors the Fraud Queue for Wire Payments and ensures proper follow up and authorization occurs before releasing payments. Ensure proper daily disconnection from the Federal Reserve, and End-of-Day processing completed successfully, including the End of Day Proof. Manage the Daily Wire Transfer Volume spreadsheet to ensure proper updates. Process all incoming and outgoing SWIFT messages. Ensure all SWIFT messages received are routed to the correct corresponding NYCB Department. Ensure all MT950 Statements are generated and transmitted successfully daily. Record SWIFT volumes daily. Assist in testing all SWIFT system enhancements when needed. Performs special projects, and additional duties and responsibilities as required. Where applicable and when performing the responsibilities of the job, employees are accountable to maintain Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and adhere to internal control policies and procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Associate's Degree. Five years prior banking experience in wire transfers, processing FED and SWIFT payments

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Ability to use the Internet search. Good written and verbal communications skills. Ability to interface with all levels of management

ABOUT NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANK.

Based in Westbury, NY, New York Community Bank is a New York State-chartered savings bank serving customers throughout Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Arizona and Florida. At September 30, 2018, the Company had assets of $51.2 billion, deposits of $30.3 billion, and stockholder's equity of $6.8 billion. 

New York Community Bank serves customers through over 250 branches featuring a divisional structure: Queens County Savings Bank, Roslyn Savings Bank, Richmond County Savings Bank, Roosevelt Savings Bank and Atlantic Bank in New York; Garden State Community Bank in New Jersey; Ohio Savings Bank in Ohio; and AmTrust Bank in Florida and Arizona. With a longstanding reputation of strength, stability and service, NYCB is proud to be committed to the communities it serves. To learn more about the NYCB Family of Banks visit us at www.MyNYCB.com .


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NYCB is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, ethnicity, religion, marital status, disability, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by the federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.


This policy is applicable to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to: recruitment and selection, promotion and demotion, transfer, training and development, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence and termination. When necessary, NYCB will reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or with religious requirements necessitating accommodation.


In addition, NYCB complies with all applicable laws which govern nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which NYCB does business.

 

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