Trade Finance Analyst - Banking - London

Job Title: Trade Finance Analyst - Banking - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Reference: BBBH20544_1547629937
Contact Name: Anai Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2019 09:12

Job Description

Twenty are recruiting on behalf of a leading financial institution who are looking for a Trade Finance analyst to join their Operations function. The successful individual will be cross-trained in all aspects to eventually become a Trade Finance specialist.


  • Issue, Amend or Advise Letters of Credit
  • 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.
  • Support the business from a sales perspective to enhance returns on existing portfolios and identify new trade finance opportunities.

Experience Required:

  • Solid experience working within a trade finance environment either Banking or commodities focused
  • Experience with Documentary collections and letters of credits essential
  • Knowledge around UCP600, ISBP745, 725 and 758 desirable
  • Use of Eximbills, Equation or Trade Innovation desirable
  • Good knowledge of trade finance products and their lifecycles
  • CDCS Qualification desirable
  • Proficient with Word and Excel