Job Description Morgan McKinley is working in partnership with a regional Corporate Bank with strong footprints and relationship in the Asia region.
The Singapore team is looking for a Trade Finance Operations Manager to lead the team. Reporting to the Head of Department, you will be leading a team of 3 for the Trade Finance Operations.
Role and responsibilities
To ensure smooth operation of the Trade Finance Operations team and provide timely support service to the bank customers on all products handled in the section.
To support the delivery of Trade Finace Products including, but not limited to, Issuance of import L/Cs, Advising of export L/Cs, Transfer of export L/Cs, Checking of import and export L/C documents, Checking of import and export collection documents, L/C confirmation, L/C discounting, Reimbursement L/C financing, Issuance of guarantees and including back-to-back commodity financing.
To handle queries from customers, Head office and other departments.
To support the Trade Finance business with solutions for issues related to documentary trade transactions.
To ensure controls in place and monitor operations issues.
To support the Asian Branches in the role of Singapore Branch as a regional hub (functional responsibilities on Trade Finance).
To perform inputting and checking of entries and documents as and when required.
To manage automation and other efficiency projects.
Other ad-hoc duties as assigned by department head.
Degree/Diploma with major in Business, Banking/Finance or Law or Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists
Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in Trade Finance operations within the banking industry and have exposure in both checking and processing documentary trade transactions
Knowledge of UCP600, ISBP, URDG, ISP98 and controls pertaining to AML/CFT and other regulatory requirements
Team management experience
Engagement with IT team supports Trade Finance Back-Office systems for user requirements, automation and user acceptance testing.
Proactive and solution-oriented working style
Analytical, meticulous and able to perform under pressure
Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player
Strong verbal and written communication skills
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