• Leon K
  • Last/current workplace: Axicorp
  • 49 years old from Rockdale, NSW

Introduction

I am looking for work in which I can use my diverse range of skills

Employment History

  • Axicorp

    • Jan 2013 - Current
    Senior Axiforex Treasury/Finance Officer (Operations) • As a member of the treasury team at Axiforex my role end-to-end trade and cash settlement activities as well as management reporting such as Daily Commission, Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, FEC Deposits Report, FEC’s Maturing, Forward Exposure, Traders Exposure, and Open Positions Reports. • Supporting junior staff and implementing process improvements wherever possible across the team. Achievements: • Streamlined all SQL data extracts from FOX system. • Automated Bank Account data import into Quickbooks • Automated Previous day Reconciliation to payments/deposits • Automated Report generation for most reporting requirements • Automated updates of Client funds on hold balances in Quickbooks • Streamlined Direct Debit process by restructuring SQL Query • Implemented new group email and email management process • 30% improvement in efficiency due to automation for Junior Staff members role • 40% improvement in efficiency due to automation of my own role.
  • Travelex

    • Jan 2007 - Jan 2011
    TGBP Payaway Team Leader • Managing the current staff on a day to day basis • Coaching and training • Performance reviews • Managing the day to day controls to ensure all department responsibilities (E.G. Foreign Currency, RTGS, Direct Credit and Debit Cut-offs) are completed in a timely manner • Project and Process development, automation and implementation ( E.G. Developing Excel Spreadsheets and Mainframe reports for extracting bank statements, AUSTRAC Uploads, RTGS, Direct Debit and Direct Credit Upload Files)
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    American Express International Ltd

    • Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
    Operations Team Leader – International Payments Responsibilities: • Verifying fax, online telegraphic transfer and draft transactions. • Sending Same Day Value and End of Day files (JP Morgan, Citibank, Austrac and Desbank files within cut-offs. • Reporting End of Day operations. • Liaising with UK in regards to systems issues with the new FX IP system. • Handling escalations from customers. • Managing IP operations administrative staff workflow and training requirements. • Problem solving skills, monitoring and allocation of staff workflows as required. • Cross training staff and providing opportunities for staff development. • Interviewing and selection process for new staff hiring. • Ongoing performance management of staff and addressing issues as they arise. • Authorization for the Inward and Outward Payments • Response to internal and external client’s enquiries • ?????Supervise 4 staff in daily work Achievements: • March 2007 Employee of the quarter. • Approximately 40% reduction in workload due to improvements to transaction flow by achieving straight through processing for repeat payees • Improve the current processes, maintain efficiency and quality within the team
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    American Express International Ltd

    • Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
    IP Operations Administrative Assistant – International Payments • Inputting and validating Fax Telegraphic Transfers and Drafts • Performing signature checks for any Fax transactions over 20K and providing all source and supporting documentation for limit breaches to management for assessment. • Validating Online Telegraphic Transfers and Drafts ensuring all required payment information has been provided and is accurate. Correcting any errors to ensure payment meets required formatting. • Sourcing and providing Correspondent Bank information for Telegraphic Transfers when required. • Contacting clients when insufficient information has been provided to be able to process transactions explaining the reasons why and requesting the information required to ensure the payment is processed successfully. • Inputting new Inward/Outward Forward Exchange Contracts (FEC) and sending client confirmations. • Processing Inward/Outward FEC Drawdown’s and Cancellations. Submitting the necessary debit and credit authorities for processing via Westpac. • Create investigation cases for duplicated, returned, held and cancelled payments through our provider. • Liaising with clients and providers to resolve investigation cases in an efficient manner.
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    American Express International Ltd

    • Jan 2003 - Jan 2005
    Corporate Card Services Telephone Consultant • Provide full consultancy telephone services for corporate clients in an inbound call centre environment.
  • NCR (Kelly Services)

    • Jan 2003 - Jan 2003
    Service Co-ordinator for NZ South Island • Coordinate NCR Engineers and Sub Contractors for NCR customer base (Retail – cash registers, ATM’s and Servers – Banks, Airline companies). • Organise all logistics and security requirements for Engineers. • Contacting help desks and customers with updates, eta’s, and work approvals.
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    OPTUS

    • Jan 2001 - Jan 2002
    Customer Service Representative (Internet) • Providing first point of contact over the phone for internet customers and resolving customer issues.
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    Dept. of Employment, Training and Education

    • Jan 1999 - Jan 2000
    Financial Services (EDSAS Finance Module Implementation) • Train School Services Officers (SSO’s) in the use of EDSAS Finance Module. Incorporating Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Bank Reconciliation and Reports Modules. • Provide and preparing of presentations to School staff. • Answering queries regarding EDSAS and providing accounting and other software solutions to these. • Maintaining training room stock levels. • Maintaining Computers on Site. • Explaining accounting procedures. • Training SSO’s in the change to accrual accounting system from cash based system and explaining the necessity for it. • Providing assistance with cross-referencing from old CASS system codes or Ledger Card names to new EDSAS account codes. • Once the initial training stages completed customer support services were provided to the Finance Staff via the phone, fax and e-mail with all Finance and GST queries.

Skills

  • Searching Vehicles
  • Vehicle Escorting
  • Crowd Control Management
  • Freight Distribution
  • Touch Typing
  • Account Management
  • General Enquiries
  • Unarmed Defensive Tactics
  • Driver
  • Mail Duties
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Alarm System Management
  • Body Searching
  • Security Patrolling
  • Transport management

Certificates

  • Heavy Vehicle (HC) Licence
  • Motorcycle Licence
  • 1AC Security Licence Course
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate
  • Certificate in Security Operations
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Certificate in Frontline Management
  • Forklift Licence
  • Drivers Licence

Education History

  • TAFE current

    Diploma in Accounting
  • Leading Edge current

    Certificate 3 in Telecommunications (Call Centre)
  • PS146 Training Australia current

    PS146 Accredited
  • TAFE current

    Alpha-Numeric Keyboard Skills +60WPM
  • Red Cross current

    Senior First Aid - HLTFA301C
  • Red Cross current

    Perform CPR - HLTCPR201B
  • Red Cross current

    Provide Basic Emergency Life Support - HLTFA201B
  • CHUBB and ATMAAC International current

    Certificate 2 in Security Operations
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    University of South Australia current

    Bachelor of Computer and Information Science
  • TAFE current

    Certificate 4 in Information Technology