Head of Trade Finance Operations, Investment Management

Job Title: Head of Trade Finance Operations, Investment Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: Competitive Package
Reference: JR107901_1540340738
Contact Name: James Rushworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2018 08:25

Job Description

Based in Singapore an exciting opportunity has become available to join our client's Trade Finance Operations Team as the Head, reporting directly to the COO.

Due to our client's unique position in the market we are looking for an individual with 15-20 years of experience from within the Trade Finance sector. The successful candidate will be managing a small team who deal with a variety of trade finance transactions with commodity-based inventory or receivables. The scope of the role will include documentation, pre drawn down checks and post draw down monitoring of the transactions.

This person must be able to prepare, review and check the various contract documents associated with the above mentioned products (but not limited to) including facility agreements, LAM, guarantees, security deeds, charge agreements, assignment contracts whilst having an extensive understanding of Letters of Credit and associated documentation, documentary collections and all while being able to maintain relevant documentation records, invoices and other shipping documents all while liaising with both internal and external clients.

The candidate will also verify the current transactions, check disbursements and repayments , manage daily customer exposures and limits, monitor financial obligations and resolve issues as they occur. Undertaking all of these tasks with a sound based risk management mindset whilst understanding the importance of controls and procedures in the operations area and product lifecycle.

Essential is the knowledge and understanding of INCOTERMS and the various ICC Rules and Regulations relating to L/Cs and Collections.

Singapore Employment Agency Licence No: 16S8069

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