Payments Services Specialist
The Federal Reserve System operates a national payments and information delivery network for 10,000 business customers in the banking and financial services industries. We have a long-term effort underway to engage participants from across the payments industry in discussions to help shape the future of the national payments system.
Reporting to Manager of Industry Relations Team you will join a team of Payments Industry experts in managing strategic payment system efforts with Federal Reserve and industry group. You will develop strategies and recommendations for improvements to the national payment system and Federal Reserve operational roles in this system.
Lead payment system projects for Federal Reserve programs including engaging with the private sector payments industry and building relationships to support collaborative teams
Represent the Bank on System and industry groups; present the System`s position on significant and sensitive issues
Recommend new systems, programs, and policies based on knowledge of finance, operations, payment systems, risk management, internal controls, economics, technology, and banking
Follow changes in payments market practices and technology
Partner with staff in product, marketing, sales, and research to develop work products and facilitate industry discussions on key topics
7-10 years of experience in finance, payment systems, and banking operations, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Bachelor's degree in finance, public policy, business administration, economics, or related field
Excellent consulting, presentation, and relationship development skills
Knowledge of technology used in payment systems; financial industry operational and payment system requirements and market practices
What we offer
Comprehensive benefits package include medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401k savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off, transit benefit, onsite gym and subsidized cafeteria
A continuous learning environment with opportunities to gain new skills and grow your career
As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank's ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities, and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary.
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