Business Assistant - Chemical Fields

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Recruiter
Morgan Spencer
Location
London
Salary
£30000 - £35000/annum
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our Client, one of the largest Japanese trading companies based in the heart of the City is looking for a Business Assistant to work within their Chemcial Department.

The role

- Provide a broad range of administrative and customer support duties for the management of international trade within Mitsui & Co. Europe Plc`s chemicals division. 
- Working in close collaboration with the line manager and colleagues in trade security, finance & accounts and risk management departments to ensure trade is executed in compliance with external laws and company regulations. Including but not limited to Anti-Money Laundering, Security Trade Control, REACH, and internal credit control procedures. 

Key responsibilites

- Support the Dept GM and Business Managers by providing a full contract entry, customer support and documentary service for a key part of the team`s business activities
- Build strong relationships with customers to anticipate and react to their needs and liaise closely with suppliers and freight forwarders to ensure deliveries meet requirements and any problems arising are promptly resolved.
- Maintaining and updating internal records such as masterfiles, overseeing and checking documents issued by London Process Centre (LPC), issuing all necessary business documentation for non- LPC business.  Responsible for all aspects of credit control for assigned businesses including monitoring account receivables, credit line utilisation levels, generating credit line renewal applications and pursuing overdues.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  
Skills / Knowledge:

- First class verbal and written English communication skills.
- Excellent financial, numerical and analytical skills.
- IT skills, including Word, Excel, SAP and Outlook.
- Persuasion and influencing skills.
- Deep knowledge of international logistics, import and export regulations and procedures.

Experience

- A minimum of 3 year`s experience in international trade within the Chemicals field

Education:

- ‘A` Levels or similar qualifications in Maths and English are essential.

- A university undergraduate degree in International Trade, Business or Finance would be highly desirable. 

NB: PLEASE ONLY APPLY FOR THIS ROLE IF YOU HAVE WORKED IN CHEMICAL FIELDS

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES Morgan Spencer Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, having responsibility for dependents, age, religion/beliefs, or any other reason which cannot be shown to be justified.

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