Analyst - Trade Finance - Concentrates Metal Analyst - Trade Finance - Concentrates Metal …

in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Apr 21
in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 22 Apr 21
Analyst - Trade Finance - Concentrates Metal
Main Purpose:
To provide efficient finance operations and risk management for our international Concentrates trading activities

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:
  • 1+ year within a Trading Company / Financial institution having gained a basic understanding of the principles surrounding Trade Finance instruments and their pitfalls would be desirable
  • Well-organized and pro-active, excellent communication skills, strong coordinating skills, able to demonstrate exceptional problem solving and the ability to think in a highly logical and critical fashion
  • Highly diligent and sharp eye for attention to details
  • Able to take initiative and not only work to, but also set their own quickly changing deadlines
  • A team player, who is able to confidentially adapt their interpersonal approach as the situation demands, able to build strong relations both inter-departmentally and with external stakeholders
  • An individual who is not only comfortable but thrives in a high-pressure environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Key Responsibilities:
  • Handling of L/C's or Bank Guarantees for our purchases/sale of Concentrates and Related Products.
  • Preparation and despatch of Invoices and shipping documents (and/or Letters of Indemnity) for payment under Documentary Letters of Credit received from our buyers.
  • Ensuring timely processing of Cargo payments together with managing cash positions with the Banks.
  • Closely liasoning with teams in locations within APAC Region, especially Finance and Operations
  • The reception / recording and distribution of shipping documents - including the allocation and despatch of such documents to our trading counter-parts / financing banks enabling the prompt cancellation of outstanding LOI's
  • Handling Bank Reconciliations and closing all outstanding items
  • Close co-operation with our Deals Desk personnel to ensure any costs agreed by Trade Finance are allocated correctly to the separately maintained deal Profit and Loss accounts.
  • Close co-operation with our Operations team to ensure that our physical logistical requirements are in alignment with financial and risk considerations
  • Handling Discharge LOI and Checking BL workability from a Finance perspective
  • Release and stock management, exposure monitoring and weekly m2m of any storage positions.

Key Relationships and Department Overview:
  • External - Banks, Counterparties
  • Internal - Ops, Traders, Contracts, Treasury, Securitisation, Accounting & Deals Desk

APAC (Singapore) Trade Finance

Trafigura Global Services (TGS) is the fully owned subsidiary of Trafigura, a Global In-House Delivery Center, set-up for aggregating Middle and Back office functions critical to support our trading life cycle.
The entity has 600+ employees, adopts best in class technology and practices enabling operations across Europe, Africa , Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
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