Settlements Team Lead

Posted 18 May 2022
Job type Contract/temporary
DisciplineFinancial Services
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know

We are currently seeking a Settlements Team Leader for our global financial services client, based in Limerick (hybrid working model).
This is a contract with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delegation of all tasks on a daily basis.

  • Supervision of a team within the Settlements unit including setting objectives, conducting regular 1 to 1 meetings, conducting yearly and half yearly appraisals adhering to set deadlines

  • Ensure Team meet all deadlines and that work is completed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Ensure all tasks are contained within daily checklists and are signed off daily, thus ensuring all tasks have been completed

  • Responsible for ensuring that Settlements Team Mailbox is kept up to date at all times and that all e-mails are responded to and filed in a timely manner

  • Scheduling and chairing regular team meetings ensuring all partners complete actions assigned within agreed deadlines.

  • To prepare/quality check the various Settlements Reports, Liquidation checklist

  • Monitor and assist on the queries and liaise with other departments where necessary

  • To work with the Manager and Group projects area on any allocated Client/system projects

  • Fulfil additional, relevant, tasks appropriate to the role and business requirements

  • Ensure bi-monthly meeting are held and minutes taken and filed

  • Ensures all Dashboards and Incident reporting is completed within the required deadlines to a high standard and that preventative measures are identified/implemented understood by teams and procedures updated accordingly

  • Constant analysis of errors and near misses with a view to eliminating trends

  • Ensure a pass rating achieved in all Audits

What are we looking for?

  • Demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of Settlements or similar

  • Team lead experience preferred

  • Ability to review and resolve complex issues working under pressure meeting challenging deadlines

  • Customer Service experience would be preferred

  • Excellent planning and organisation skills with a flexible approach to work

  • Ability to work on own initiative

  • Effective verbal reasoning and numeric skills (Essential)

  • Good keyboard skills to include MS Excel and ability to learn systems used within the business

Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you.

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