Trade Finance Officer

Position: Permanent

Salary: £20 - 22000

Location: North West of England

Job ID: JA1205TFO

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The Trade Finance department 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.

Main responsibilities of the Trade Finance Officer:

The Trade Finance Officer 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.
  • 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.

Experience required of the Trade Finance Officer:

  • CDCS qualification (Preferable but not essential)
  • Minimum of 1 year’s technical knowledge of letters of credit, collections, payments,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Accurate and timely data inputting and administration
  • Self-motivation and good attitude to work
  • Meticulous and good team player

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