LC Specialist

Our client is the trading arm of a major, established metals producer.

For the small and international team in Trade Finance, we are looking for a

Letters of Credit Specialist


  • Issuance and reviewing of sales and purchase contracts.
  • Receipt and review collateral: letters of credit, demand Guarantee, credit insurance, etc.
  • Monitoring deliveries from the supplier and ensuring that transaction is completed within deadlines
  • Monitoring of credit limits, exposure, commitment with suppliers/ buyer for sales on open account terms
  • Handling of export letters of credit, demand guarantee (obtaining of competitive L/C confirmation and discounting costs, preparation of documents for negotiation under export L/C, communication with banks, control of bank charges)
  • Keeping track of accounts receivable and accounts payable, chasing of outstanding payments
  • Confirming accuracy of logistics expenses related to sales contracts (port handling charges, freight, storage costs, cleaning of cargo, dispatch/demurrage costs)
  • Handling of quality and quantity claims
  • Assist the management in preparing various internal/external and special reports with the required data and accurate information



  • Degree in accounting, finance, economics, international business
  • sound knowledge in handling, negotiating LC's
  • 2 - 5 years of experience within a commodity trading company or a commodity trade bank
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products (specifically Excel and Database)
  • English as working language
  • Experience in SAP
  • Strong time management, organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Knowledge of UCP 600, ISBP, URDG and URR 725 is a plus
  • You are resident in Switzerland with Permit B or C / CH Citizenship


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