Place: Geneva - Switzerland
Publication Date: 24/07/2022
Ref: AB005622

Job Details

Creation of a new role within the finance team of one of our clients. Our client is a company active in the trading of agricultural products mainly.

We are looking for an expert and senior profile in Trade Finance to be the Senior Trade Finance Officer within the team. Position based in Geneva. Experience in a trading company + banks would be ideal.

Your mission:

Manage customer relationship (Banks/commodity producers)
Execute approved transactions, negotiate terms & conditions monitor documentation process, compliance requirements, funding, and collateral
Perform due diligence, financial analysis, and credit assessment (together with the credit department).
Set up appropriate structure, ensure support of deals to risk committee
Deals cover mainly agricultural products internationally and include secured/unsecured facilities, term loan, pre-crop, pre-export, inventory, credit insurance, unfunded risk participation, and syndicated deals
Supervise the Issuance of L/C’s for our purchases and requesting L/Cs for our to facilitate transactional finance
Supervise the operations department with documents presentations against settlement of transactions
All tasks performed within the parameters, controls and procedures established under Risk Management Group policies


Your profile:

Around 5-7 years or equivalent preferably within a Trading Company / Financial institution having gained a good understanding of the principals surrounding Trade Finance instruments and their pitfalls
Basic knowledge of accounting systems
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (particularly Excel)
Accurate & precise
Highly numerate and analytical
Highly motivated, able to ensure tight deadlines
Team Player
Have a perfect command of English

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