Trade Finance Assistant

Position: Temporary

Salary: up to £170 pd

Location: London

Job ID: JA1111TFA

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Trade Finance Assistant to join the London branch of a successful International banking group, on a temporary basis.

Main Responsibilities of the Trade Finance Assistant:

  • Process formal checks on export documents presented by the Borrower together with the drawdown request. Cross checks have to be performed on: invoices; bill of lading; packing list and other transport and customs documents.
  • Check that all documents under the Policy/Guarantee under the Interest Make-up Agreement are received and in line with the payment terms
  • Organise and maintain pdf and paper files for the transaction in an efficient manner.
  • Arrange and attend conference calls when required.
  • Other tasks might be assigned from time to time depending on the workload of the unit

Skills required of the Trade Finance Assistant:

  •  Previous Trade finance experience required
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Able to deliver high work standards within the team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Previous experience with export documentation checks in banks or companies will be a plus;
  • Familiarity with transport documents such as Bill of Landing, packing list. customs bills. certificate of origin etc.