FX (Foreign Exchange)
As Head of Payment & Forex Back Office, you will integrate Swissquote’s Senior Management as a Vice Director and as such be in charge of the organisation of two teams led by Associate Directors, representing 20 people.
Your role will be to carry out the mission of the Business Operations department mainly focusing on activities related to Payment services and leveraged Forex activity (Account opening, creation and setup of conditions in close collaboration with Compliance and Sales departments). You will be in charge of the supervision of the operational activities, the people management, the risk management and the evolution of the teams’ processes. In particular but not limited to, you will be responsible for :
Support the team managers in the execution of non-ordinary operations
Ensure compliance with all external directives, control that all internal procedures are respected and updated
Analyse business trends and best practices, implement new solutions and facilitate their integration into the standard operational processes.
Assess the impact of new products or regulations on the operational workflow and ensure the team organisation
Report to the Director and assistance in the strategic planning of the department
Manage counterparty relationships such as correspondent banks in relation to FX and payment activity.
Planning and organisation of the operations (roadmap definition, process optimization, delegation and succession planning, knowledge management, etc.)
Definition and monitoring of team goals
People development (performance evaluation, training, promotions, salary reviews etc.)
You have a proven experience in the management of a team within a banking back office. Your knowledge of payment traffic and leveraged forex would be strong asset. As a recognized leader with excellent communication skills, you are able to inspire and develop your teams.
Thanks to your analytical skills and your ability to anticipate risks, you have successfully improved operations and processes. You know how to collaborate with different stakeholders to understand their constraints while making your projects done.
You know how to cope with high workload by prioritising and developing efficiency. You are sensitive to the new technologies and are looking forward creating the bank of tomorrow.
You are able to work fully in English. Any other language would be an asset
Join a bank that doesn’t feel like one. Help us challenge everything that makes traditional banking irrelevant. The dress-code? The sluggish innovation? The inaccessible managers? Out! We value personality, initiative and above all, team spirit. Our teams of software engineers, legal officers, sales and banking specialists are empowered to work with a common goal: making trading opportunities accessible to everyone!
7 cities, 40 nationalities, 35 languages... our company is made up of a diversity of backgrounds, cultures and skills. We want our 600 employees to work in an inspirational and freethinking environment, without any dresscode. So, whether you play ping-pong or Quidditch, whether you wear suits or heavy-metal sweatshirts, whether you eat quinoa salad or burgers, you will always feel welcome to Swissquote. Come and have a try!
Unite as one, Dare to be different, Do the right thing. In pursuit of excellence, Always say it how it is, Champion the customer.
Unite as one
Swissquote is a team made up of a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, nationalities and skills which makes us such a uniquebusiness and what we are today.
We encourage you to challenge yourself, to push your colleagues from their comfort zones, to work together so we are stronger, faster and smarter at what we do.
So, collaborate with your colleagues, work with our partners and listen to our customers as we will achieve our vision united as one.
Dare to be different
We want to be innovators, pioneers, game-changers, stimulated by the endless possibilities of re-engineering trading - Think big!
We want to create the most inspiring working environment in the financial industry where new ideas and technologies are imagined and brought to life and where the norm is challenged by asking questions like; what if? Why not?
We want to create a freethinking environment where curiosity and debate is celebrated and the boundaries of technology and customers service are pushed beyond expectations.
We are professionally disruptive.
Do the right thing
Integrity is one of our most important values, it is the backbone of Swissquote.
We are consummate professionals, we will always abide by the regulations of our industry and do the right thing for our customers.
We are fair, honest, respectfuland transparent in our dealings with our customers, staff, colleagues and partners.
Swissness- we may be pioneers and game-changers but everything we do will be considered and done for the right reasons for our customers’ benefit.