Trade Finance Operations Manager Trade Finance Operations Manager …

Morgan McKinley
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
Morgan McKinley
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 20 Jan 22
Trade Finance Operations Manager
Job Summary
  • Singapore
  • Permanent
  • BBBH801828
  • Dec 15, 2021
  • Competitive
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.
Key requirements
  • 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
If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the opportunity further, please click apply now or email Hagen at for more information.

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to, therefore if you do not receive a response within 14 days please accept this as notification that you have not been shortlisted.

Morgan McKinley Pte Ltd, EA License No: 11C5502

Lee Boon Hou (Hagen), Registration No: R1870932

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