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Trade Finance Officer  

  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 20028

Your New Job Title:  Trade Finance Officer  

The Skills You'll Need: Solid banking trade finance experience

Your New Salary: Competitive

Location: West London


Who You'll Be Working for: An international capital investment company.



What You'll be Doing Each Day:


  • Handling of all trade finance issues when required, this will often involve liaising with existing trade finance and operations teams from a different company entity.
  • Export /Import Letter of credit /guarantee wording negotiation with counterparties
  • Review Import/Export Letter of credit /guarantee draft against last UCP/EUCP/ISBP to ensure they are workable.
  • Document presentation review under the Documentary letter of credit
  • Provide treasury department with information as required to produce cash flow forecast and help to source the best competitive funding costs
  • Liaising with Banks to raise financing for deals/projects and delivering an efficient and cost-effective solution.
  • Ensuring data on in-house systems is accurately input/maintained
  • Bank/Financing Relationships
  1. Maintaining of current bank relationships by regular communication/updates to banking partners to ensure cohesive relationship is continued, as well as what areas need developing/amending etc
  2. Assist to liaise with internal legal/treasury/credit to review/negotiate facility agreement to maximise the workability to the company’s business.
  3. Liaise with bank to comply with all KYC documents
  • Assist in other duties from time to time as reasonably required by the company.


The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:


  • Degree - level education or equivalent in Economics, Finance, Business Management or related field
  • Strong IT skills with good working knowledge of MS Office products
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience working in a trade finance /structured trade finance operation middle or back office from a major bank
  • Comprehensive knowledge of latest UCP/ISBP &URDG758
  • Experience of putting together long-term financing agreements (i.e. borrowing base, syndicated facilities etc) with major players/banks
  • Ability to effectively prioritise work
  • Approachable with a demonstrable willingness & flexibility to support the Company as and when required


Job status: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 40 hours per week

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