Trade Finance Operations Team Lead

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Kerry Consulting Pte Ltd , EA Licence No: 16S8060
  • 23 Sep 16

• One of the market leaders in commodity trade financing • Structured trade finance - Operations • Excellent progression opportunity

This is a global commodities trading MNC with expansion plans in Asia Pacific. With a global presence in over 40 countries, Singapore currently serves as the Asia Pacific Headquarters. Due to business expansion, they are looking to hire a senior trade finance operations person with a view to become the team lead for the trade finance operations team.

Reporting to the trade finance operations manager, the senior trade finance executive will be responsible for all administration and settlement matters relating to the structured trade finance transactions. These include preparation of the trade finance documentations (including letters of credit, financing agreements) and co-ordination with trade counterparties and banks. He/ She will also be the key point of contact for specifics of the transaction including the key risks and controls, tax and legal implications. From time to time, the senior executive will be involved in global projects relating to work process improvements. In the short term, he/ she will also take on the team lead position and supervise the daily activities performed by the team.

The successful candidate will be a degree holder in business and finance, with around 8-10 years’ of experience in commodities structured trade finance operations’ work in a bank or a commodity trading firm. You will have a strong understanding of the trade finance business, with knowledge of UCP600/ Incoterms ISBP. You will be meticulous with a strong eye for detail. Due to the need to deal with bankers and external customers, you will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.

To apply, please submit your resume to Ailing Huang at, quoting the job title and reference number AH10929. Only successful shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Licence No: 16S8060

Registration no: R1104181