Analyst, Structured Trade Operations, Institutional Banking Operations Analyst, Structured Trade Operations,  …

DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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DBS Bank Limited
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Analyst, Structured Trade Operations, Institutional Banking Operations
Business Function
Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.
Documentary Credit Operations
  • Issue and amend documentary credit under instructions of our clients
  • Advising of documentary credit issued and/or amended by issuing bank in favour of our client
  • Confirmation of documentary credit on open or silent basis
  • Transfer documentary credit on partial or total basis
  • Examination of document under LC
  • Prepare covering schedule and enclose documents for despatch to client or bank
  • Advising of documentary status to client, whether compliant or discrepancies
  • Send advice toIssuing banks to claim funds/advise negotiation
SBLC Operations
  • Issue and amend SBLC under instructions of clients
  • Advise SBLC issued and/or amended by Issuing bank in favour of our clients
  • Examination of claims and supporting documents for despatch to client and bank
  • Advising of compliant claim or discrepancies to client
  • Advise refusal to banks due to discrepant claim and/or supporting documents received
  • Send advice to issuing bank to claim funds/advise negotiation
Collection Operations
  • Preparing covering schedule to enclose documents to client for import trades
  • Deliver documents against payment or acceptance
  • Tracing for payment and/or acceptance
  • Follow up and collection of holding fees
  • Protesting for non-payment and/or acceptance
  • Prepare covering schedule to enclose documents for dispatch to collecting bank / drawee for export trades
Shipping Guarantees
  • Issue shipping guarantee against client indemnity for discharge of cargo by sea or air transportation
  • Tracing for redemption of shipping guarantee
  • Redeem shipping guarantee and collect charges
  • Book client's liability for LOI received to cover discrepancies noted in documents drawn under Export LC
  • Book off client's liability for LOI (Discrepancies) held by us after Issuing Bank has taken up documents
Settlement of transactions
  • Contact paying and receiving bank of reimbursement/payment confirmation
  • Notify customer of claim/document received and follow up with payment/financing instruction
  • Prepare settlement of bills and/or claims under LC, standby, guarantees etc and banking charges
  • Processing of payment and/or financing via IMEX
Internal and external customer support
  • Contact customer to clarify unclear instructions, to discuss details of transactions or to follow up on documentation
  • Coordinate with CCU to uplift Offering tickets
  • Work closely with STMO, BU, GTS and other stakeholders on the daily transactions
Despatch and archiving
  • Filing and archiving of live and historical records under CSTO operations in fire proof safe
  • Perform DHL courier manifest and enveloping
  • Ensure all policies, guidelines and SOP are adhered to
  • Participate in LV and any adhoc projects assigned
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Timely escalation for non BAU incidents

  • Fresh graduate from a recognized university and/or at least 2 to 3 years working experience in the Trade Finance Operations within a bank, preferably in the Structured and Commodity finance environment
  • Client service oriented
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement on transaction monitoring and escalation of red flags
  • Proficient in SWIFT messages such as MT7xx, MT4xx, MT202 and MT103
  • Conversant and competent in application of URC522 and URR725
  • Good working knowledge of UCP600, ISBP, ISP98 and Incoterms would be an added advantage.
  • Good working attitude and positive mindset
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and a team player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the organization and demands of both internal and external stakeholders
  • Conversant & competent in application of UCP600, ISBP, URC522, ISP98, URR725 and Incoterms.
  • Work cohesively to build alliances and partnerships with Structured Trade Middle Office (STMO), Regional Trade team, Business Units (RM and GTS) and other stakeholders.
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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.

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