Trade Finance Officer - 3 Month FTC

Recruiter
Barbara Houghton Associates
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Ref
1304462157
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Our client, a well-establish International Bank based in London are seeking to recruit on a temporary basis a Trade Finance Officer to join their team as a back fill for new systems upgrade. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Initiate LCs (export / import) , Amendments, IRUs, Back to Back LCs, Assignments, Standby LCs Initiate MT700s, 710s, 799s, 999s 707s Investigate and prepare response / respond to customer (internal / external) queries correspondence etc Prepare reports as and when required Fully support, cover absence and assist the rest of the Trade Finance Team acting up as required Settlements Initiate LC payments, IRU settlements, Acceptances, Maintain departmental archiving Investigate and prepare response / respond to customer (internal / external) queries correspondence etc Check documents presented under LC, Process docs on approval and for collection Fully support, cover absence and assist the rest of the Trade Finance Team Paris Booking of LCs, Amendments, IRUs, , Standby LCs / Guarantees/ Risk participations/ discounts Skills and knowledge: Strong Trade Finance technical knowledge understanding and interpretation Sound knowledge of Letters of credit Sound knowledge of Payments LC's CSE/O Levels in English and Maths BTEC/ Degree preferable but not essential Strong analytical reasoning skills Strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook skills Interpersonal Skills: An ability to 'think outside the box' and look for creative solutions Strong attention to detail, quality and accuracy Fluency written and spoken English Fluency in French would be high advantageous For further information please send a copy of your CV to Sonia Smith

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