Trade Finance Analyst - Banking - London

Job Title: Trade Finance Analyst - Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH19008_1545071414
Contact Name: Anai Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 17, 2018 18:30

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated and hard-working individual to join the Trade Finance department at a leading financial institution based in London. The role will sit within the Letters of Credit team which is responsible for processing and maintaining LC's, documents and settlements.


  • Process Trade Finance transactions
  • Check shipping documents against LC terms and conditions
  • Process all life cycle events of letters of credit (import and export)
  • Process all life cycle events of collections
  • Look after all aspects of documentary collections
  • Processing of all documents in accordance with the Bank's procedures.
  • Preparation of Swift messages as required.
  • Handling payment of L/C reimbursement
  • Record all pending items, and timely escalation of all matters.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all trade stakeholders.

Experience Required:

  • Solid experience working within a trade finance environment
  • Good understanding around UCP 600
  • Ability to check shipping documents against letters of credit
  • CDCS preferred
  • Experience with collections and letters of credits essential
  • Good knowledge of trade finance products and their lifecycles