Trade Finance Officer job at Trade and Development Bank

Vacancy title:
Trade Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Accounting ]

Jobs at:

Trade and Development Bank

Deadline of this Job:
28 February 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 08, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Main Responsibilities
The Trade Finance Officer performs the following duties:
• Identify and structure suitable transactions/clients and identify suitable counterparties (collateral managers, trade finance insurers, etc.) and financing partners/agent banks in case of syndication/co-financing.
• Financial analysis and due diligence on all transactions to ensure quality control.
• Prepare and analyze credit proposals for trade finance facilities for funding by the Bank.
• Establish and maintain strategic relations with clients at senior management level of the Bank's existing and prospective partners and stakeholders.
• Produce periodic technical and financial progress reports on trade finance facilities under their supervision.
• Seek new business opportunities in the region to ensure a good pipeline of transactions is achieved.
• Undertake product development and marketing initiatives and develop client base using contacts, experience and relationships to pursue trade finance opportunities.
• Prepare board papers, ALCO reports, and partake as a member of committes/taskforce.

Qualifications and Competencies
• A Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Banking, Finance, or Economics with relevant professional qualifications as added advantage.
• A minimum of 5-8 years of professional experience and proven track record in a Commercial/Development Banking or Financial institution environment with sound knowledge of Structured Trade and Commodity Finance Products.
• Robust knowledge of the regulatory environment in the Bank's operating region as it relates to Structured Trade and Commodity Finance Products with excellent knowledge of professional and industry standards.
• Strong accounting and financial analysis skills.
• Results oriented individual with excellent written and communication skills with proven ability to rapidly produce quality reports and ability to work in a multicultural setting.
• Proven organization, problem solving and decision-making skills with the ability to build partnerships, work in multinational teams, deliver results and management client relationships.
• Proficiency in the use of computer programs including MS Office applications.
• Fluency in English is a requirement and further fluency in French or Portuguese will be an added advantage.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 February 2023  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 08-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-02-2065
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