Officer - International Trade Operations - Document Checker

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you’re valued as part of our team!

BNP Paribas

The BNP Paribas Group is a leader in banking and financial services, employing over 185,000 people across 75 countries and 5 continents. At BNP Paribas, we work continuously on behalf of our clients, helping them to realise their projects around the world. You can be an important part of this, helping us to serve our clients both in mature and emerging markets, providing them with financial solutions across a diverse range of expertise, products and services. Our origins lie in Europe but nearly a quarter of our employees now work in our multi-award-winning Asian offices and we are a committed player in all APAC markets.

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas has been present in the region for over 150 years and plans to grow its business from €2bl EUR to €3bl EUR by the end of 2016. With 9,000 employees in the region and a presence in 14 markets (with 3 main centres in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo), BNP Paribas offers you the chance to grow with us in Asia Pacific.

Position Purpose
  • Conduct checking to ensure shipping documents are complies with Letter of Credit terms and conditions.
Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities
  • Follow ICC rules to complete document checking process.
  • To process data / SWIFT input of Export and Import transactions to application systems.
  • Prepare refusal advice to Presenting / Negotiation bank.
  • Clarify / conclude with clients for discrepancies / irregularities / ambiguous conditions on documents.
  • Follow-up client's acceptance and settlement instructions on documents.
  • Contribute to the implementation of operational permanent control policies and procedures in day-to-day business activities, such as Control Plan.
  • To comply with the bank's regulatory requirements on vigilance checking.
  • Responsible for reporting all incidents according to the Incident Management System.
  • Minimizing operational failure, including but not exclusively, the risk of fraud, by helping to devise, and be implementing sufficient regular controls.
  • To ensure appropriate escalation to management and/or Permanent Control (or Compliance as appropriate) as soon as an abnormal issue is identified.
  • Anti-Money Laundering / Financial Sanctions ("AML/FS") related duties. Operations are in integral part of the control framework including for AML/FS topics. In that respect, in performing your role you are expected to ensure adherence to AML/FS - related Group Policies and execution of associated operational controls, and to promptly escalate any resulting hit for analysis and decision.
Contributing Responsibilities
  • Share knowledge and experience with colleagues in team to build up team spirit.
  • Contribute in developing new products or plans jointly with other teams / sites.


Contributing Responsibilities
  • Share knowledge and experience with colleagues in team to build up team spirit.
  • Contribute in developing new products or plans jointly with other teams / sites.
Technical and Behavioral Competencies required
  • Understanding ICC UCP rules like UCP600, ISBP, URR725…etc.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • PC operation knowledge
  • MS Office operations
Experience and Qualifications required
  • 5-7 Years related experience.
  • Advanced Diploma or above
  • Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS)