Job Description: Corporate title: Assistant Vice-President OR Vice-President Location: Bromley OR Chester Line of Business: Treasury Services
Our EMEA Client Servicing & Fulfilment Department seeks a professional Technical Integration Consultant to join their Technical Implementation team in Bromley. The EMEA Client Servicing & Fulfilment Department is part of the Global Technology & Operations organisation and is responsible for implementing cash and treasury management solutions for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch EMEA client base.
As a Technical Integration Consultant you will responsible for implementing the delivery of Pan-European EDI payments and reporting solutions for our clients. This is a client facing role, for clients across the EMEA region. This comprises of client outreach, stakeholder coordination, setup-verification, UAT testing and Client penny testing.
WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
Implementing the delivery of Pan-European EDI payments and reporting solutions for our clients. This is a client facing role, for clients across the EMEA region
Project manage the implementation of technical cash management solutions for EMEA client base. This includes the delivery through Electronic File Delivery, H2H or SWIFT for all BAML supported countries electronic payment/collection types & reporting, using both industry and BAML centric file formats
Oversee the delivery and execution of the project in line with agreed delivery timelines, driving the client in order for the Bank to realise new revenue at the earliest opportunity, and to meet client expectation.
Working in partnership with clients to create and agree an implementation delivery timeline, clearly communicate the project status; identify issues, resolution steps and deadlines
Assisting clients with formatting local and cross border files to facilitate a high percentage of Straight through Processing for transactions (payments & receipts).
Provide consultancy and assistance to Sales and Product Teams to win new business, and in the ongoing development of new services and products.
Coordinating with internal Business Partners as necessary to expedite project resolution
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? Skills:
Prospective candidate must be able to demonstrate that their knowledge and skill set would complement and bring added value to the Technical Implementation Team, typically from the following key areas:
Prerequisite - Must be able to demonstrate experience with client facing roles, both orally and written, to a very high standard, dealing with clients at all levels (from a CEO to an Accounts Payable clerk).
Ability to navigate and network the Global Sales and Implementation organisation and processes.
eBanking and eCommerce systems, Global File/Message Networks, the various GBS components that facilitate Payment initiation and Information Reporting services.
Assist clients with formatting local and cross border transactions to facilitate a high percentage of Straight Through Processing.
Good working knowledge of the GPS business (both International and US domestic).
Strong organization and project management skills, which will be the key to handling the successful implementation of projects assigned. Focus on quality, creativity and teamwork is a pre-requisite.
With multiple client projects being coordinated at any one time within the group, strong organization and project management skills will be key in ensuring the success of the projects assigned. A focus on quality, creativity and teamwork are also a pre-requisite.
Self-motivated to identify and promote new improved processes and procedures, to strengthen risk control and time to revenue.
Must occasionally be available, sometimes at short notice, to travel as required to meet with clients.
Experience of working within a global environment
An understanding of the various clearing systems in Europe and the payment options available
Basic knowledge of Clients' ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and TMS (Treasury Management System) processes.
An understanding of SWIFT services and XML file formatting
SWIFT for Corporates Certification preferred.
European language skills desirable but not essential, preferably Spanish, French, German, Italian or Portuguese; candidates must be proficient in both verbal and written language skills
About Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.
The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.
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