Trade Finance Clerk

Trade Finance Clerk

Our client, a City based international bank are looking to recruit an experienced Trade Finance Clerk, paying up to £30k.
Objective: To provide support to Trade Finance section
Accountability: To work effectively with reasonable supervision from Head of Trade Finance section.
Fully accountable for: Preparing documentary credits works for further counter checking and authorisation.
Maintaining customer relationships to achieve total customers’ satisfaction via delivery of high quality services including those by telephone and face-to-face in order to attract and retain customers and to contribute towards achievement of the Branch’s business growth and profitability targets.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
1. All clerical duties including typing, preparing and processing Documentary Credits transactions which involve the following:
– L/C opening/amending
– L/C advising/confirming
– Import bills processing – IPAL, I/CL, IBCL
– Export bills processing – OBLL, OBUL, OBCL
– Payment/reimbursement of import/export bills
– Advance and settlement of import/export bills
– Warehouse Release, Delivery Order issue
– Customer credits
– Foreign Exchange deals (Option/Forward/Spot)

2. Other duties:
– monthly reconciliation (L/C, IBC, I/CL, etc)
– Adjusting entries input
Contact customers (send reminders, reply to their queries, etc)
Filing
Archive records for storage
Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of Trade Finance section and/or their deputy.

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