Howarth Morros

Job Title

Trade Finance Specialist

Job Description

Based in Galway, Ireland, our client is seeking an International Trade Finance Specialist with some urgency. The successful candidate will report to the Credit & Collections Manager in a fast-paced goal-oriented Credit & collections department. In this role, you will be the main point of contact for co-ordination of all aspects of documentary collections.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Prime point of contact carrying out a wide range of Trade operations related duties to include the following:
• Review of Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit, documentary collections ensuring compliance of rules and procedures with regards to country sanctions and money laundering.
• Co-ordination with relevant departments, commercial, customer services, treasury, banking partners to ensure compliance of opening of letter of Credit, accurate presentation of documents within relevant timelines to enable prompt payment from confirming bank and minimizing risk.
• Handling of complex queries, providing general advice and guidance.
• Building relationships with relevant prime banks, commercial, Treasury and finance teams enhancing Trade Finance awareness, and providing guidance and direction to all.
• Liaising with internal stakeholders to ensure efficient resolution of LC matters

Experience

• 1 to 3 years of relevant experience in a large multinational corporation
• On-going knowledge of current revisions of regulations governing trade products, including Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Letters of Credit (UCP), Uniform Rules for Collections (URC) and International Standby Practices (ISP98)
• Effectively collaborate and communicate professionally with others both internally and externally
• Knowledge of trade transactions, document examination and discrepancy resolution.

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