Senior Trade Finance Officer Senior Trade Finance Officer …

in Lausanne, Vaud, Schweiz
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 10 Jun 21
in Lausanne, Vaud, Schweiz
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 10 Jun 21
Senior Trade Finance Officer
Our client is an international Commodity Trading group.

On behalf of our client, Swisslinx is looking for a Senior Trade Finance Officer with strong relationship management skills to join their team.

Your mission

- Control and arrange issuance of Letter of credits and Guarantees within Group-wide guidelines
- Daily contact with banks and other financial institution for De-risking of operations via confirmations, discounting/forfaiting, or counter guarantees: requesting/negotiating/selecting offers as per the needs of the company
- Follow up on the active trade finance transactions with the Banks
- Taking part in bank meetings with the product managers
- Ability to meet with senior officials of banks, corporates and develop strong and long-standing relationships
- Ensure the provision of adequate and efficient support services pertaining to Trading & Operations desks, resolving their queries/ problems and thereby help them serve their respective external customers in a more efficient manner
- Warrant the existence of adequate and robust processes and controls to guarantee compliance with applicable rules and regulations
- Keeping track of the active TF transactions and keeping pertinent statistics per bank
- Handling queries from the accounting department in connection with TF transactions
- Administration & Maintenance of internal monitoring tools & shared files
- If needed, supporting tasks for the treasury & risk teams
- Ad hoc projects related to treasury and risk functions as well as any other duties assigned by senior management

Your background

- 8+ years' experience in a trade finance position preferably within a commodity trading house (banking background also acceptable)
- Strong transferable portfolio of relationships with banks
- Knowledge of all trade finance tools (L/C, bank guarantee(s), receivables, structured finance deals, transactional trade finance, factoring, etc.)
- Ability to work autonomously and manage people
- Excellent command of French & English languages.
- Strong IT literacy, especially with MS Office suite. Knowledge of PowerBI, MS Access and Mitigram is a plus
- Team player accustomed to work in a multi-cultural environment. Multi-geographical background a strong plus
- Good team collaboration and communication
- Structured and result-driven way of working

What's on offer

Our client is a well-established and recognised Trading company experiencing growth. This role will ideally suits someone hands-on who likes to have a varied role and possesses good relationships within the Banking community. The role has lots of exposure and will provide the opportunity to a make a clear impact.
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