FOREIGN EXCHANGE CONSULTANT- LAUDIUM BRANCH, SOUTH AFRICA

Al Baraka Bank
Job Overview

Role: ForEx Consultant

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates in respect of the above position.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Responsible for the buying and selling of foreign currencies, from existing and new clients, by completing the necessary documentation in line with the South African Revenue Bank’s (SARB’s) requirements and thus providing a further service in our product range

MAIN JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Strict adherence to the Exchange Control Rulings & Regulations and remaining abreast of any changes thereto
  • Liaises with clients telephonically and face-to-face regarding their Foreign Exchange requirements
  • Processes purchases & sales of currency on the branch forex system
  • Handles all over foreign currency to outbound travellers and receiving currency from inbound travellers
  • Manages daily foreign currency holdings in the branch
  • Provides quotes on Exchange Rates
  • Conducts Ordering & clearing of currency to other Authorised Dealers
  • Ensures that all clients are FICA compliant
  • Foster a culture of cross-selling towards the bank’s other products

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Matric
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2-3 years Foreign Exchange related experience
  • NQF Accreditation is required
  • Reserve Bank approval for tendering of foreign exchange notes

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Thorough knowledge of the current Exchange Control Rulings and Regulations pertinent to an Authorised Dealer with Limited Authority
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with clients in a professional manner
  • Display integrity and responsibility at all times
  • Able to meet and exceed customer service expectations

SKILLS

  • Customer service orientated
  • Efficiency and time management
  • Organizational ability
  • Analytical ability
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Communication (Written and Verbal)
  • Trustworthy
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Professional
  • Neighbourly

GENERAL

  • Required to work Saturdays

It is an inherent requirement of the job that the following checks be conducted:

  • ITC
  • Matric
  • Criminal
  • REDS
  • Reference

 

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