Trade Finance Officer

Recruiter
Barbara Houghton Associates
Location
Cheshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Sep 2019
Ref
1234109853
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
On behalf of our client, an international bank based in London, we are looking for a Trade Finance Officer to join their team in their Northwich office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration of all operational aspects of Trade Finance products.

You will also:

* Assist with the resolution of corporate customers' queries and concerns, as well as liaising with and providing advice to internal Corporate Relationship Managers.

* Develop your knowledge and compliance of rules and procedures with regards to country sanctions and money laundering ('know your customer') for example.

* Support colleagues that are transacting with other bank's (SWIFT) and maintaining good banking relationships.

* Assist with foreign and sterling payments (CHAPS), account reconciliation and monitoring currency risk.

* Issuing, advising, documents checking, payments, amendments, Guarantees, Standby Letters of Credit etc. in accordance with regulations and customer requirements whilst adhering to strict deadlines.

* Administration of all operational aspects of trade finance products.

* Assist with the resolution of corporate customers' queries and concerns, as well as liaising with and providing advice to internal Corporate Relationship Managers.

* Develop the knowledge and compliance of rules and procedures with regards to country sanctions and money laundering ('know your customer') for example.

* Support colleagues that are transacting with other bank's (SWIFT) and maintaining good banking relationships.

* Assist with foreign and sterling payments (CHAPS), account reconciliation and monitoring currency risk.

Person/Experience required:

* Technical knowledge of letters of credit, collections, payments, documents checking, guarantees, standby letters of credit and back to back letters of credit.

* CDCS qualification (Preferably)

* Relevant experience in specialism (trade finance) - The aptitude to take on board technical knowledge of letters of credit, collections, guarantees, standby letters of credit and back to back letters of credit. (Issuing, amending, maintaining and cancelling of both domestic and foreign Guarantees and Standby Letters of Credit, in accordance with regulations and customer requirements whilst adhering to strict deadlines.)

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