• Wire Transfer Specialist

    Location US-CA-El Monte
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  • Overview

    For more than 40 years, East West Bank has served as a pathway to success. With over 130 locations across the U.S. and Greater China, we are the premier financial bridge between the East and West. Our teams of experienced, multi-cultural professionals help guide businesses and community members on both sides of the Pacific looking to explore new markets and create new opportunities. And our sustained growth and expertise in industries like real estate, entertainment and media, private equity and venture capital, high-tech and aviation help build sustainable businesses and expand our employees’ potential for career advancement.


    Headquartered in California, East West Bank (Nasdaq: EWBC) is a top performing commercial bank with an exclusive focus on the U.S. and Greater China markets. With assets of $37.7 billion, we’re ranked among the 30 largest banks in the United States and currently top 5 in “America’s 100 Best Banks” by Forbes, a list where we've consistently been in the top 15 since 2010. With a strong foundation, an enterprising spirit and a commitment to absolute integrity, East West Bank gives people the confidence to reach further.


    East West Bank is currently seeking a Wire Transfer Specialist based out of our El Monte office. The Wire Transfer Specialist performs high risk, high volume and large wire activities in a fast paced environment. Wire activities include reviewing and processing of Inbound and Outbound wire transfers, including validating the authenticity of wire requests received from clients through various channels within strict time frames. Accuracy and attention to details are critical to this position.



    • Start of Day functions (5:15 AM start time)
    • Reviewing outgoing wire transfer forms to ensure validity of information provided
    • Timely and accurate input and verification of outgoing wire transfers
    • Payment exception processing and investigation processing
    • OFAC review of incoming and outgoing wire transfers, which may include escalation to BSA/Compliance Department
    • Reconcile wire requests to wire logs and supporting systems (FEDline, SWIFT, Business Bridge Premier) reports and balances to the wire clearing accounts and General Ledgers
    • Understand and adhere to the Bank’s policies and procedures
    • E-mail and telephone interaction with banking center personnel and internal departments to resolve payment transaction issues


    • 10 key by touch, typing 40-50 WPM with high accuracy;
    • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, highly secured and measured production environment; Strong attention to detail and PC proficient
    • Excellent verbal (telephone) & written communication skills (email) to interact with branch & department personnel
    • Knowledge of Fundtech’s PAYPlus USA preferred


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