Payment Specialist - Swift

International Payment Services (IPS)


Ref: RP616-22

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Preparation of the payments to beneficiaries
• Manage day-to-day billing and payments with partners.
• Ensure that all payments comply with all requirements before being processed to payments
• Ensures all payments are actioned correctly and efficiently by agreed cut off times and all funds are correctly applied.
• Ensuring all agreed SLA’s are met.
• Ensure that payments transactions are updated and reconciled, attending to requests by Internal and External Audit relating to payments
• Administer on-going KYC review maintenance of account documentation and other account servicing functions
• Customers due diligence and ongoing review
• Monitoring of customers’ transactions and activities
• Assess Name Screening and Sanctions hits, evaluate the risks involved and escalate as necessary
• Identification and examination of suspicious transactions
• Effective implementation of AML/CTF requirements


• University graduated in Finance, Business Administration or relevant disciplines.
• Over 5 years' relevant experience gained in Payments, Swift and AML.
• Experience working in the payments and FX space, preferably in a global financial firm and a Fintech company
• Experience in AML / KYC regulatory requirements and stakes for financial institutions.
• In depth knowledge of various SWIFT message types i.e. MT9XX, MT103 MT202.
• Strong knowledge of Correspondent Banking and payments
• Knowledge in application of software and technology
• Ability to conduct well-structured discussions with business, operations and IT stakeholders
• Ability to independently plan, carry out and track assigned tasks and ensure their timely completion
• Self-motivated and results-driven individual
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
• Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent Time Management skills

About the Company

IPS is a Third-Party Payment Processing Company, regulated and licesned by Central Bank of Bahrain, incorporated under the laws of the Kingdom of Bahrain. IPS is catering to different sectors of industry like financial institutions, banks, ...etc. Our suite services include:

Small Business

  • Mobile business on the go
  • eCommerce Solutions

Large Merchants

  • Security and Fraud solutions
  • Prepaid solutions
  • Merchant Mobile Commerce solutions
  • Marketing solutions
  • Analytics & Digital Wallet solutions
  • CC Terminals & POS solutions

Financial Institution

  • Payment Gateway
  • DIgital and mobile banking solutions
  • Debit and Credit Card Processing solutions
  • Loyalty & Rewards solutions
  • ATM & network solutions
  • Analytics & Reporting solutions
  • PSP

Government & Others

  • Government payment solutions for fees, taxes, etc.
  • Utility & other Corporate biller solutions
  • Healthcare providers & pater solutions
  • Financial Analyst SOlutions
  • Education solutions

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