Treasury Trade Finance Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Treasury

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Neil Aitken

  • Job ref:

    NATTF(0419)_1554906566

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-10

  • Consultant:

    Neil Aitken

A fantastic business is now recruiting for a Treasury Trade Finance Analyst to join their Treasury Team.

The Main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Manage and own the letter of credit process within the treasury team. This will be done working closely with internal departments, banks, and suppliers:

  • monitoring and analysing the groups financial exposure with counterparts to ensure the utilisation of available open lines is optimized

  • negotiating formats, preparation and issuance of import and validation of export Letter of Credits

  • secondary validation of cargo invoices prior payment processing by the back office

  • arrange documentary collections and follow the flow of original documentation

  • trade finance related cost control

  • Identifying and initiating open credit negotiations with targeted counterparts to reduce the credit facility utilisation, transactional costs and associated trade finance workflow.

  • Maintain a current record of letter of credit ensuring this is accurate and ties back to the position reported by the issuing banks.

  • Liaising with cash management function to forecast letter of credit lines utilisation and cash requirements

  • Generate and analyse reporting on trade finance and settlements activities

  • Facilitate work process improvements through idea generation, applying knowledge.
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