Trade Finance Senior Officer

2nd March 2023
London, United Kingdom
Job Type:
Upto £52,500


City based banking organisation is seeking a well experienced Trade Finance specialist with experience of 5 years more dealing with end to end processing of trade finance facilities. Please note due the demands of the Front Office the incumbent will be required ion the office % days per week. They are a City based bank close to Bank or Liverpool Street stations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Trade Finance transactions are processed and settled on a timely basis with priority given to high value and time critical files whilst meeting SLA’s.
  • Ensure all internal reporting requirements are met
  • Identify and resolve errors promptly and report to Head of Department/Front Office.
  • Cross train self and others proactively to create a fungible team capable of flexing to the requirements of multi business stream environment.
  • Correct use of systems and processing tools.
  • Adherence to Head Office and Internal Operating procedures to produce accurate work thereby retaining professional image of the Bank and maintain high customer service levels.
  • Support initiatives, strategic planning and projects (as required)
  • Support others across the wider team covering all products to include L/C Document Checking
  • Complete compliance checks and further controls put in place to mitigate risks
  • Assist RM's with onsite / offsite client meetings helping find best client solutions.

Skills & Experience

  • Deep understanding of all Trade Finance products, import and Export LCs, Guarantees, collections, Discounting, Forfaiting, Confirmations, Risk Participations.
  • Knowledge of UCP 600, ISP98, URDG 758, URC 522 and other relevant ICC publications
  • Negotiating / advising / amending
  • Knowledge on Money Laundering procedures and UK Proceeds of Crime Act
  • Awareness of UK and OFAC sanction policies and experience with Restricted Counterparty Checks and IMB Checks
  • SWIFT Alliance (M202, MT103, All MT4 series, all MT7 series)
  • Knowledge of Trade Innovation / TI a benefit but not a requirement.

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