The Trade Finance Business Advisor will be reportingdirectly to the Sr. Manager, Trade Finance.
Theresponsibilities include but not limited to
Work independently with general guidance fromthe Director and Trade Finance Manager.
Covering one less complex trade financeproducts.
Partner with Relationship Management team and ProductAdvisors to define client needs and ensure existing product meet client needsand are competitive
Provide response to queries, sound advice, guidance and/orrecommendations on trade finance matters in relation to interpretation ofletter of credit and documentary collection terms and rules to internal andexternal clients in a timely, accurate manner and cost-effective manner.
Provide visibility to clients on their tradefinance activities and identify cross-selling opportunities.
Work closely with compliance, Legal, and Credit Administration toaddress and resolve less complex issues.
Resolve and/or mitigate the risks in the GlobalTrade Finance products and services transactions.
Apply the Compliance and Letter of Credit rules on the day to daytransactions
Maintaining current client relationships and independently handle lesscomplex client issues.
Assist in providing guidance to a more junior member of the team.
Participate in departmental and bank wide initiatives and projects
Any additional tasks assigned by the manager
Excellent Trade Finance and financial service background required, with over 7+ years in financial services of which minimum 5+ years in Trade Finance.
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
Excellent leadership skills.
Excellent customer service skills and relationship skills.
Excellent multi-tasking and organization skills.
Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Customer-focused with excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to communicate and influence at an appropriate level.
Proactive and self-motivated with ability to work independently with minimal supervision and under tight deadlines.
Proven ability to meet new challenges, assimilate new information and to influence people through maturity of approach.
Ability to make sound and reliable decisions under supervision.
Working expertise and knowledge of the following: