Deputy Head of Operation - Bank Deputy Head of Operation - Bank …

Michael Page
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 20
Competitive
Michael Page
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Nov 20
Competitive
• Market leader in its field of specialised products • Human capital investment through Learning & Development programmes
About Our Client
Market leader in trade finance, commercial lending, current account and fixed deposit.

Job Description
People Management

Developing and retaining a motivated team by providing guidance and training. Development of performance goals and objectives, periodic performance review with the aim of efficient utilisation of resources.

Key Operational duties

- Approve, verify and sign transactions prepared by team members and ensure day-to-day trade operations are managed in a smooth and efficient manner.

-Taking initiatives towards streamlining process and ensuring that internal controls are in place and operational risks are minimised/mitigated.

-Establish operating methods and an infrastructure to ensure smooth running and management of department while customers get best attention, service and their complaints are timely resolved.

-Scrutinise LC documents (imports & Exports) including confirmed LC documents.
  • Review acceptability of terms on LC confirmation/Back to Back LC/Risk participation applications before their issuance in order to have duly control.
  • Authorises and releases Swift Messages generated in order to deliver the process in time.
  • Monitoring daily Banks exposures and limits for trade transactions to ensure that business is not exposed to undue risk.
  • Checking and signing availment ticket proposals for trade transactions in order to define any anomalies or discrepancies.
  • Ensure that all transactions (Cash, Deposits, Remittances, Clearing, Account Opening and Bills for collections) in the department are duly checked and authorised as per bank guidelines.
Data Collection
  • Compilation of trade business figure and ensures the periodic reports are submitted timely to the respective stakeholders.
  • Responsible for all customer KYC information / documents are up to date to ensure accurate records are maintained in the branch.
  • Ensure that up to date customers' information is maintained in the system for AML screening purpose.
  • Ensure periodic information / report is provided to shareholders on timely basis.
Risk Management & Compliance
  • Possesses sound knowledge of bank's policies, guidelines, control, regulatory, AML/CFT procedures and ensures team compliance.
  • Development and review of bank's policies, guidelines and regulations and recommend enhancements to procedures to comply changes.
  • Monitoring all business activities to ensure adherence to all laws, regulations, policies & procedures & KYC/AML /CFT Compliance as per regulatory requirement.
  • Ensure that risk of the bank is duly mitigated before any authorisation.


The Successful Applicant
* Minimum 7 years of trade operations and middle office experience in a banking environment with sound knowledge of UCP, ISBP, URC, URR, ISP, URDG, MAS/ ABS Guidelines, AML/Sanctions and experience in all areas of international trade

* Proficient in Microsoft office tools such as excel, power point etc.

* Strong analytically and problem-solving skills

* Meticulous and strong follow-up skills

* Good interpersonal and leadership skills

What's on Offer
Conducive working environment and work with a market leader that values human capital investment through Learning & Development programmes.
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