Payment Operations Specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Driven professional with over 30 years experience in the financial operations industry experienced in accounting roles. Skilled in account reconciliation, regulatory requirements, financial reporting and metrics.

  • Financial Accounting
  • Account Maintenance
  • Customer Relations
  • Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Risk Management and Compliance
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Escheatment
  • Data Analysis
  • Organization & Planning
  • Training/Development
  • Records Management
  • Check Processing
  • Banking Laws and Regulations
  • OFAC
Northwood University Midland, MI Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor Of Business : - GPA :
Work History
Farmers - Payment Operations Specialist
Stryker, OH, 04/2021 - Current
  • Build, process and route USD and foreign currency transfers incoming and outgoing for internal/external customers within specified timeframes from platform of approximately 3,000 wires per day.
  • Research and resolve 15 out of balance transactions and/or items per day within established time frames.
  • Proved successful work within tight deadlines.
  • Carried out end of day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Obtain confirmation and verification of funds before processing and release.
  • Identify and report potential suspicious activity to BSA/AML department.

Public Consulting Group - Client Service Associate
Chula Vista, CA, 10/2020 - 02/2021
  • Managed receptionist area by greeting visitors, responding to telephone and email inquiries and providing information for in-person requests.
  • Managed master calendar by scheduling and confirming appointments.
  • Recorded actions taken, issues resolved and checks processed for customer accounts.
  • Updated accounts and maintained detailed records for management.
  • Processed 300 news letters monthly and mailed various documentation to clients.

Comerica Bank - Global Capital Markets Manager
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 02/2020
  • Directly oversee department's processes.
  • GL postings and reconciliation for over 30 accounts held in various countries.
  • Reviewed employment applications and references to verify qualifications.
  • Conducted pre-screening phone and in-person interviews for qualified candidates.
  • Successful implemented Spectrum fx system by 2nd quarter 2020. Worked with project team to ensure readiness including training, procedures, accounting flows, metric validation, management control review, process flow and development.
  • Established team priorities, maintained schedules and monitored performance for staff of 9 payment specialists.
  • Took preventive measures to mitigate department losses.
  • Established performance goals for employees and provided feedback on methods for reaching those milestones.
  • Ensure GCM Processing was 3% variance within Electronic services quarterly and annual financial score card targets.
  • Improved staff morale and reduced employee turnover by 100%.
  • Utilize and update workflow capability matrix monthly to enhance knowledge transfer and increase bench strength.
  • 100% participation in annual business continuity testing.
  • Achieve satisfactory or higher audits/examinations for 10 years.
  • Compliance training completed in accordance with EPG schedule.
  • Motivated employees through special events, incentive programs and constructive feedback.
  • Analysis of complex trades for currency, payments and ACH trades and inquiries.
  • Managed multiple projects and migration of Several bank used systems such as swift, spectrum, EFX, hogan ACH, real time payments and sharepoint.
  • Performed yearly performance reviews for 9 employees.
Comerica Bank - Global Capital Markets Analyst
City, STATE, 02/1999 - 02/2010
  • Analyze and process over 75 various payment types for 30 different countries and within specified time frame with 99% accuracy rate.
  • Charged and processed 50 monthly currency account fees for customers.
  • Increased department gains by over 2,000.00 from previous fees not charged.
  • Draft issuance, stop payments and escheatment for 3 markets within different time zones.
  • Attended yearly swift meetings and foreign exchange user conferences for new enhancements.
  • 12 Recommendations for improvement per year within back office department.
  • Maintain 2 master mailboxes for department.
  • Closing and reconciling 4 international systems at end of business day.
  • Liaise between 2 departments to internally respond to accounting inquiries and questions and preserve confidentiality.

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School Attended

  • Northwood University

Job Titles Held:

  • Payment Operations Specialist
  • Client Service Associate
  • Global Capital Markets Manager
  • Global Capital Markets Analyst


  • Bachelor Of Business

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