• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 2019-05-19

ICG (TTS) - Commodity Trade Finance Transactor

ICG (TTS) - Commodity Trade Finance Transactor

  • Primary Location: Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Product Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19011276


Description

Citi, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com.

JOB BACKGROUND / BUSINESS CONTEXT


This role is based at Singapore and is responsible for originating, structuring and executing structured Commodity Trade Finance (CTF) transactions, as well as for growing traditional flow trade transactions with Citi's clients primarily in the energy, metals and agri-commodities space across Asia.  CTF is one of the fastest growing verticals within Citi's Global Trade business.  

This role reports to the CTF Head for Asia.

DESCRIPTION / KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Proactively manage trade relationships within the CTF portfolio of existing and agreed target clients for traditional flow trade products and structured CTF products (pre-payment / pre-export financing, borrowing base financing, transactionally secured financing etc.) for the Asia region.
  • Manage the entire end-to-end process from identifying opportunities, structuring, trade deal approval, documentation and execution of structured transactions working closely with key stakeholders i.e. clients, coverage, product, risk, legal, compliance, operations etc.
  • Continuous engagements with internal stakeholders including operation, middle office, trade product partners, markets etc to improve client experience and identify product gaps or assist in development of new products and in implementing appropriate solutions that meet clients requirements.
  • Act as client/Coverage/network point of contact as the subject matter expert for commodities trade financing with the ability to discuss technical and operational aspects of the transactions.
  • Contribute to economic profit and housekeeping of CTF pillar with goals for revenues, assets and in maintaining up to date transaction and product approvals. 


Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience:
  • The individual will have in-depth knowledge of both structured CTF products as well as traditional flow trade products for commodities clients.
  • 5 -7 years prior experience in dealing with commodities clients, and in originating, structuring and executing structured CTF transactions, preferably in Asia.
  • Seasoned and mature individual with ability to interface and engage internal and external constituents including clients, legal, risk and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Successful track record of partnering across boundaries - businesses, products, functions and geographies
  • Ability to work in a structured, time sensitive and demanding environment with attention to details
  • Strong knowledge of the Citi network and capabilities, with a good understanding of Citi risk and trade policies preferred.