Document Checker

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ronnie McClughen

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Startdate:


As a Document Checker you will be responsible for:

  • Review all discrepancies and escalate/discuss for a decision with Line Manager
  • Ability to identify discrepancies in documents in order for 1st, 2nd and 3rd check of documents.
  • Ability to recognise Red Flags under all Trade Products
  • Refer vessel checks and L/C details for approval through Compliance Link
  • Ensure Anti-Money Laundering Guidelines are strictly followed and doubtful transactions are promptly escalated to Line Manager
  • Processing compliant and/or discrepant documents
  • Acting as a technical reference point for the team across all Trade Products
  • Comply with the FCA/PRA's Individual Conduct Rules, as outlined below
  • Advising of letters of Credit
  • Knowledge of reimbursement claim
  • Knowledge of trade payments
  • Knowledge of transferable letters of credit, back to back LC and guarantees

As a Document Checker you will need:

  • Knowledge of checking documents under: Import, Export, Back to Back, Transferable, Commodity and Standby L/C's.
  • An excellent current working knowledge of all ICC Rules relating to Documentary Credits, Collections and Guarantees
  • Knowledge of Terrorist Financing and Sanction Regulations.
  • Must be confident in dealing directly with beneficiaries and other banks in technical documentary credit matters and possess a good telephone manner.
  • Good understanding of UCP, URDG, ISBP, URC and URR
  • System knowledge: Outlook, T24, SWIFT, MS Office (word, excel) Datastore, Accuity, Lloyds List Intelligence

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