Location: Columbia, MD
Are you someone who seeks opportunity and has a true desire to grow your career with an organization that has enriched the lives of clients and communities in the Washington, D.C. region for almost 150 years? If so, Sandy Spring Bank may be the perfect fit for you!
Sandy Spring Bank is a growing financial services company focused on creating remarkable experiences for our employees, clients, shareholders and communities. We are proud to be recognized for the12th consecutive year by Forbes magazine as one of the top 50 “Most Trustworthy” corporations in America. Our values run deep in integrity, relationship building and community outreach.
To help us attract the highest quality individuals, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to those who qualify. We offer competitive market salaries, paid time off, multiple retirement savings options, full health care options, life insurance, health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, career development opportunities, tuition assistance and volunteer opportunities. We are proud to offer those, and so much more, making Sandy Spring Bank a desirable place to work and build a career.
About The Job
Sandy Spring Bank is currently recruiting a Wire Specialist in the Deposit Operations Department. If you are the chosen candidate, you will independently perform day-to-day duties such as processing, monitoring, verifying and posting Domestic, International USD and FX wire transfers. You will follow established policies to ensure compliance with OFAC, Regulation J, Regulation E and Uniform Commercial Code Article 4A (UCC 4A). Additionally, you will provide professionally clear and concise information when conversing with clients. You will consistently provide a remarkable client experience for both internal and external clients by following Sandy Spring Bank’s Principles, and cross train to provide support to all functions within the Treasury and EFT group.
Areas of Focus:
Perform daily wire functions as well as incoming and outgoing securities via FedLine in a timely manner.
Clear OFAC queue accurately with a clear and concise note attached and escalate any non-routine problems to Fundtech and FIS conducting necessary follow up and informing management of current workflow status, system and client issues.
Initiate research for all wire functions when necessary and adjust client accounts/prepare responses to ensure compliance while maintaining adherence to internal procedures.
Create a remarkable client experience throughout all levels of the organization regarding all aspects of wire processing while performing all callbacks in a friendly and professional manner.
Maintain all files associated with fax and phone clients and monitor the wire proxy box to ensure all branch and internal department requests are processed.
Cross train and provide support to all functions within the Treasury and EFT group as needed.
Attend educational and training courses to maintain knowledge of regulations and guidelines.
High School Diploma, plus three years’ experience in banking operations with 1-year concentration in electronic funds transfer (EFT) support services.
Ability to utilize PC systems including word processing, spreadsheet and database applications with basic to intermediate knowledge. Proficient operating standard equipment such as calculator, copier, fax and PC.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must write clear and precise procedures for daily and monthly work.
Effective interpersonal skills for working within a team environment. Must be able to explain problems clearly and interact in professional/positive manner.
Knowledge of technical ACH processing with demonstrated understanding of NACHA and MC Operating Rules, Regulation E, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), Article 4A and UST Greenbook.
Ability to organize and maintain files and records and work accurately with attention to details and deadlines with the ability to work independently.
Sandy Spring Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, gender identity, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace.
If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please call our job line at 1-800-399-5919 and select option 5. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.