Head of Trade Finance Operations Permanent Job in Singapore

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Thursday, 22 June 2017

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Singapore, Singapore

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Our client is one of the top international banks in the world and focuses on Corporate and Investment Banking.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of processing staff providing strong support to an assigned portfolio of trade finance clients.
  • Provide good technical and effective trade support to clients and relationship managers to mitigate trade cycle risk exposure
  • Ensure adherence to procedures, policy and guidelines at all times.
  • Propose areas of improvement in the team for the benefit of the department
  • Participate in assigned projects from time to time.

Other responsibilities and daily tasks include the following:

  • Review and authorize daily transactions within approved perimeters and client’s expected turnaround time.
  • Provide quality processing and timely service delivery to clients.
  • Cultivate team spirit and build up confidence in the team in their handling of daily transactions.
  • Coaching and training of the team to be proficient in their dealing with clients.
  • Monitor daily workload is well distributed within the team to ensure processing efficiency and prompt client service delivery.
  • Identify team’s training needs and development.

skills and experience required

  • Possesses at least 15 years of trade finance operation experience, with strong technical skills from LC checking and processing to management of the team
  • Knowledge of ICC publications – UCP600, ISP98, URR725, URC522, ISBP.
  • Knowledge of local region’s regulatory compliance and anti-money laundering policy
  • Possess effective communication skill to work with the team, department, clients and relationship managers.
  • Microsoft office applications –MS word, excel, power point, access, visio etc
  • Knowledge of Swift Alliance and any main accounting system

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Emily Liu at 65106505.
(EA: 94C3609/ R1111016 )

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