Analyst, FX Operations

Wintrust Financial Des Plaines, IL
Position Overview:

TheAnalyst FX Operations is responsible for tasks related to support of ISGForeign Exchange processes including day to day payment processing as well asFX system management and upkeep.

Key Accountabilities:

* Dayto Day FX related processing Lead: Responsible for duties tied to day to day FXtransaction processing including reconciliation (Nostro, extract files, etc),trade confirmation (interbank and client facing trades), work queue oversight,payment message processing, and validation/verification of EOD posting andregulatory files. Must provide a highlevel of professionalism and customer service. Also responsible for seeking continuous improvement to workflows andadherence to internal guidelines and best practices.

* FXSystem Administration and Maintenance:Assist with FX system administration including static data set up andconfiguration to best meet the needs of clients and the line of business. Requires in depth knowledge of system and/orthe ability to expand that knowledge. Will also act as secondary liaison to the vendor to trouble shoot issuesand maximize utilization of system for optimal results.

* SpecialProjects: Work onadditional projects at the direction of ISG management to help expand ISGproduct capabilities and improve processes/best practices.

* Oversightof Additional Junior FX Operations member(s): Responsible for day to day oversight of additional FXOperations staff including allocation of workflow as well as traininginitiatives to enhance junior staff product knowledge and capability.

* Sellingand Implementing:Assist sales with product capabilities demonstration presentations and conductproduct implementations to customers and prospects. Presentations must be customized based on theproduct, company and potential usage patterns.

* DepartmentalReporting:Responsible for running and upkeep of various system reports to support dailyworkflow, management visibility, regulatory requirements and more. Also includes improvement of reporting toolsused by the department.

* SalesPipeline Maintenance:Assist with the client pipeline updates and maintenance.

* Bachelor'sdegree in area strongly preferred, but not required

* 3-5years' experience in commercial banking with international products (achievingrevenue & depository goals)

* Highlevel of experience with FX Operations concepts such as processing workflowsand activities

* Customerservice experience with bank and corporate clients bases

* Abilityto work independently, while establishing strong working relationships withother areas of the Bank

* Abilityto gain and apply knowledge of information systems

* Strongorganizational skills with high attention to detail

* Strongverbal and written communication skills (verbal and written) are required

* Abilityto handle sensitive customer information and issues with tact and discretion

* Hightechnical and payments knowledge aptitude including SWIFT MT 100, 200, 300 andx99 series messages as well as Fed wire

* Advancedcomputer skills

WintrustFinancial Corporation (Wintrust) is a financial services company based inRosemont, Illinois, with approximately $27 billion in assets. We engage in thebusiness of providing traditional community banking services, commercialbanking, wealth management services, commercial insurance premium financing,life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, short-term accountsreceivable financing, and certain administrative services, such as dataprocessing of payrolls, billing and treasury management services. We providecommunity-oriented, personal and commercial banking services to customerslocated in the greater Chicago, Illinois and southern Wisconsin areas throughour 15 wholly-owned banking subsidiaries.

We provide an engaging, dynamic work environment, anexcellent compensation package including 401k, employee stock purchase plan,medical/dental, life insurance and more!

Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community bankingand financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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