Trade Finance Officer

  • Job Reference: MWJ007637
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2017
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Commodity Trade Finance, Trade Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Michael Whyard
  • Email: michael.whyard@carrlyons.com
  • Telephone: 0044 207 588 3322

Job Description

New opportunity within a busy Trade Finance Operations team at a growing, international bank. This role would be of interest to individuals looking for an opportunity to develop Trade Finance product knowledge with genuine long-term progression opportunities.

Key responsibilities include:
- Perform processing and operational tasks relating to import and export Trade Finance documentation
- Reviewing physical contracts/documentation to confirm their acceptability with internal and regulatory standards
- L/C and Guarantee advising, checking and issuance
- Liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure efficient resolution for LC matters

Key requirements include:
- Minimum of 3 years' experience, preferably obtained within an international Trade Finance bank
- Knowledge of Letters of Credit (import, export, stand-by) and Guarantees, preferably CDCS/CSDG/CITF certified
- Ability to work to strict deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
- Comprehensive knowledge of UCP600/ISBP and URDG758 rules and regulations
- IT literate and advanced working knowledge of Microsoft packages