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Mandarin Chinese speaking Banking Trade Services Clerk

People First Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 30, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Title:
Mandarin speaking Banking Trade Services Clerk

The Skills You Need: Fluent Mandarin and English, Must have swift system experience in banking, ideally in Trade Finance/Services experience or knowledge and some compliance experience.

Competitive + Bonus + Benefits


What You Will Be Doing:

Perform tasks relating to import and export initiation and settlement business, including L/Cs, Clean and Documentary Collections, Bank Guarantees, trade finance business. AML System checking and assessment on trade transactions.

* All aspects of import / export transactions including: L/C advising, issuance, confirmation, acceptances, collections such as D/P, D/A, etc., scan document and send to BPC for their checking under import/export L/Cs, effecting payment under L/Cs, D/P, D/A, etc., bank guarantees / standby L/Cs and import finance, L/C reimbursement and collections under D/P, D/A, etc. Double check the contents of delivery documents before mailing.

* Trade related finance solutions such as packing loans, factoring, bills discounting, forfaiting and funded or un-funded risk participation.

* Calculate accurately the fees and interests for the relevant transactions.

* Liaise correspondence in connection with documentary import and export letters of credit for customers of the Bank in line with agreed procedures with BPC.

* Collate and check documents which have been processed by BPC to ensure Compliant with letters of credit terms and conditions.

* Proficient checking of payments with appropriate knowledge of Swift rules after being made by BPC.

* Liaise with clients on matters relating to L/C transactions together with BPC.

* Assist Head of Institutional Banking in carrying out various trade finance related statistical reports for Management and Head Office.

* Funds positioning.

* Carrying out periodical accounting reconciliation internally with Credit Administration, Corporate Banking and Financial Control departments and externally with BPC.

* Filing and archiving.

* All the CDD and AML checking in trade services and other products lines as required by the Bank’s policy.

* Keep all AML check evidences for audit trail purpose. Must report / escalate to MLRO for potential positive hit or suspicious transactions in accordance to the Bank’s AML policy.

What You Need to Succeed:

* Mandarin and English fluent

* Support/Operations experience in banking, if possible in Trade Finance/Services, but not essential. Must have trade finance knowledge if no experience.

* Swift system experience is essential

* Accuracy and able to adapt to change in work flows;

* Analysis, planning and organising;

* Teamwork and communication;

Status: Perm

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