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Trade Finance Analyst

Salary £29k to £30k
Type Permanent
Location Northwich
Job Reference UK02/jxl/27229
Contact Josh Littlemore
Date posted 10-01-2018

An award winning Bank based close to the Cheshire area is currently recruiting for an Operational Risk Officer. The role is for an experienced lead point of contact who is able to complete a range of complex Trade Finance Operations analysis related duties and has a CDCS Qualification.

To apply for the position you must have had previous experience in the following areas

• Co-ordinate implementation and assist in the development of new products in line with business need.
• Assess and respond to routine and/or complex Trade Finance enquires / applications by analysing and interpreting needs.
• Provide monthly reports/statistics for management. .
• Support colleagues that are transacting with other bank’s (SWIFT) and maintaining good banking relationships.
• Manage foreign and sterling payments (CHAPS), account reconciliation and monitoring currency risk.
• Issuing, advising, documents checking, payments, amendments, Guarantees, Standby Letters of Credit etc. in accordance with regulations and customer requirements whilst adhering to strict deadlines.
• First signature/Verifier on letters of credit issued/advised/paid by the Bank.
• Ability to identify discrepancies in documents presented under letters of credit in order to carry out a reliable second check of documents. .
• Thorough knowledge of letters of credit, collections, payments, documents checking, guarantees, standby letters of credit and back to back letters of credit.
• Thorough understanding of international payments, acceptances, discounting of bills, purchase/sale of foreign exchange and application of fees
• Experience of dealing with bank guarantees - performance and bid bonds, payment guarantees, shipping company indemnities etc.

The role would require someone with excellent organisational skills with attention to detail. If you meet all the criteria please contact Fee on 0161 204 3442 or email

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