Trade Finance Manager (AVP)

  • Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hays Banking Singapore , EA Licence No: 07C3924
  • 11 Aug 17

New job opportunity to lead & manage a well-established trade finance team. Top tier Corporate Investment Bank.

A Global Corporate Investment Bank is looking for a Trade Finance Manager to lead their trade finance function. With a well established Asia footprint and Singapore as the bank's regional hub, this is an opportunity to lead and develop a highly capable team of Trade Finance professionals.

Reporting to the Regional Head you will be leading a team 6 Back and Middle Office Trade Finance analysts. Your career in Trade Finance will cover all aspects of Trade Finance, both on the Operations side and across Trade Client Relations. Both areas are key and essential to ensure the department runs smoothly and effectively and delivers a first-class client experience.

As team manager you will have a deep understanding of the complexities within International Trade Finance and bills operations covering both import and export with a full working knowledge of ICC, URC and UCP rules. Your ability to review, identify and mitigate risk in several facets of Trade Finance will be an essential aspect of the role. This includes Export Letters of Credit, Import Letters of Credit Applications, Purchase/Sales Contracts, Charter Party Agreements/Fixture Notes, Insurance and other related documents.

You will develop the operation control framework and ensure consistency in processes and control. You will be meticulous in your approach, with an overview of the department's entire operation, monitoring and controlling the trades financed to ensure deals are settled on time. You will ensure the growth plans for the Trade Finance business remain aligned to strategies and initiatives.

The role requires a highly capable people manager with the level of expertise and industry knowledge outlined here. This opening represents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to grow with the bank and you're own professional development. You will have a strong work ethic, be self motivated with a proven ability to perform under pressure. Apply today and further your career.

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