head of trade operations - corporate bank in Singapore

lynda tan, randstad
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about the company
Established for over 60 years, the Client is a leading corporate bank offering full suite of banking services to customers worldwide. They believe in grooming their employees to become the best at what they do.

about the role

  • Oversee and supervise the Trade Finance Operations team
  • Approve, verify and sign transactions prepared by team members
  • Review acceptability of terms on LC confirmation, Back to Back LC and Risk participation applications before their issuance
  • Authorise and release SWIFT messages generated
  • Monitor daily bank’s exposure and limits for trade transactions
  • Ensure that all transactions in the department are duly checked which include: cash, deposits, remittances, clearing, account opening etc
  • Assist with checking of import and export LC documents
  • Ensure AML/CFT screening of parties are cleared before processing trade transactions
  • Ensure all process are adherence to all laws (including trade) regulations, policies & procedures & KYC/AML /CFT Compliance
  • Look at streamlining process and ensure that internal controls are in place
  • Cover for Operations Manager for managing deposits, remittances and treasury operations

skills and experience required

  • At least 8 years of Trade Finance Operations experience
  • Possess good documents checking capability and experience
  • Strong knowledge in UCP, ISBP, URC, URR, URDG
  • Good understanding of Trade Finance Due Diligence/AML requirements
  • Familiarity with Trade Innovation system is a plus
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

If you would like to find out more about this role, please click apply below. Alternatively please contact Lynda Tan at 6510 7413.

EA: 94C3609 / R1223887


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree