Payment Specialist

London, UK /
Operations /
Full-Time / Permanent
Who We Are

Over the last 14 years, we have helped over a million satisfied customers move and manage their money. Our award-winning product portfolio allows our customers to make low-cost multi-currency payments across various payment products. From travel money to transfers, currency hedging, to expense management, we are focused on a single goal of making it easy for our customers to manage and move their money. 

As a business, we are committed to delivering value to our customers through the combination of advanced payments technology and personal expert service. We’re doing this by hiring exceptional people. We are looking for a designer who can help build, develop and evolve the Equals Group product design capabilities. With our headquarters in London, Chester and Los Angeles, the Equals Group comprises of three business lines and brands - Equals Money, FairFX and CardOneMoney.

You will join a very close-knit, talented and supportive team from various backgrounds who believe that bringing different perspectives together helps us understand our customers' needs. United, by one thing, making money management straightforward and cost-effective for our customers.

We are looking for someone to join our fast-growing business as a Payments Specialist to support the existing team in London. The successful candidate will join a team responsible for the reconciliation and processing of all international payments, assist with payments related queries and dealer support. Please see further details for a more detailed overview of the key responsibilities.

Shift Pattern

    • 40 hours per week with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break
    • Monday to Friday, 08:30am - 17:30pm

Role Mission

    • To ensure all customer funds are accurately reconciled to a customers order in a timely manner whilst within company policy and procedures.
    • To ensure all customer payments are processed in a timely manner through the various banks and counterparties the Group work with
    • To ensure all customer and dealer queries are dealt with in a timely manner and provider general support to the rest of the business

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Regular bank reconciliation / Posting bank transactions
    • Processing payments through various banking systems
    • Processing remittance advices
    • Reviewing unpaid transactions
    • Dealing with under/overpayments
    • Dealing with payment queries and corresponding with banks
    • Updating internal systems with payment statuses
    • Setting up new payment details
    • Verifying payment information with clients/staff
    • Monitoring various support inboxes
    • Dealing with payment requests
    • Providing administrative support to the team

Skills & Abilities

    • Attention to detail and an understanding of risk
    • Knowledge and practical experience of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • Excellent telephone manner
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    • The ability to work as part of a team
    • Numeracy and literacy skills


    • Practical experience of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

Nice to Have

    • Previous relevant experience in a payments role / financial services environment
Our investment in you

We aim to be a ‘people first’ business.  We welcome people into the Equals group and aim to  grow and develop our talented teams.

Our people are part of one group, we believe in teamwork and celebrating our successes. We strive to embrace our values of ‘Succeed Together’, ‘Be the Customer, ‘Make it Happen’ and ‘Go Beyond.  

We believe in empowering conversations, that’s why we’ve invested in our managers and teams to ensure we bring out the best in each other. We want to put you in the driving seat of your career so you can reach your full potential through growth opportunities and developmental support.  

You will join an environment that encourages learning and knowledge sharing. Our managers and leaders will guide you to realise your personal drivers and encourage development of your own motivating career plan.

 When you join the Equals Group we help you get more out of your career, to get more out of life.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


25 days holiday per year plus an additional day for your birthday
Bupa Health Insurance
Enhanced maternity package
EAP Service
Life Assurance
Season Ticket Loans
Cycle to Work Scheme
Free onsite Nuffield Health gym & pool (London) and discounted gym membership (Chester)
Opportunities for progression, development and learning new skills
Interbank currency rates on travel money and international transfers
Autoenrollment Pension Scheme

A flexible working environment Currently, the company is embracing remote working and open to flexible working arrangements. Ideally, we would want employees to collaborate in person at our London or Chester offices, and therefore, the candidate needs to be comfortable commuting distance from either location.

Note to recruiters: We have a preferred supply list and use an ATS portal for CV submissions. Any unsolicited CV's sent directly to hiring managers outside of process will not be subject to a recruitment fee.