Trade Finance Officer

Howard James Recruitment Consultancy Ltd
Closing date
20 Jul 2022
Our clients are a leading international bank and due to recent growth within the company they are now looking to take on an entry level, Graduate to join the busy back office team based in Northwich, Cheshire.

Your day-to-day responsibilities:

This role will be responsible for the administration of all operational aspects of trade finance products. You will also:

* Provide Trade Finance support and undertake a range of procedures some of which may be complex in nature, working on own initiative.

* Answer queries non-routine in nature, providing advice and guidance to others.

* Compose / draft correspondence, signing within delegated authority.

* Operate a keyboard or other equipment making special use of software facilities to facilitate production of letters/ reports/data.

* Plan, organise and prioritise own workloads and where appropriate instruct others.

* Compile and process management information.

* Verify / check the work of others as part of the defined procedure, when required.

Person/Experience required:

* An Undergraduate degree, preferably in a relevant subject

* Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Power-point & Excel)

Why work in Trade Finance?

Trade Finance is a very diverse and interesting department of the bank as it caters for the financing of transactions for importers and exporters from all over the world for a multitude of products such as Oil, Pharmaceuticals, Foodstuffs, Technology and even Motorcycles. Financing is offered through a variety of means including: letters of credit, bills for collection and guarantees

Key skills:

We are looking for someone with:

* Keen eye for detail

* Accurate and timely data inputting and administration

* Ability to work to strict deadlines

* Self-motivation and good attitude to work

* Meticulous and good team player

* Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.

* Previous financial services experience would be beneficial.

This exciting opportunity is supported with an attractive reward package.

For more information or indeed to apply for this exciting opportunity please send your CV via the "Apply Now" button and one of the team will call you back to discuss your application in greater detail

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