Trade Finance Manager

For a leading commodity trading company in Zug we presently are recruiting a

Trade Finance Manager (mid-level)

Reporting to the Manager Trade Finance and Treasury you will mainly be responsible for:


  • Placing Letter of Credits with financing banks
  • Booking information lines, advising banks for exp. Letter of Credits
  • Checking and /or approving bank documents related to confirmation of exp LCs
  • Pre-checking draft documents prior to presentation under exp LCs (Checking BLs drafts prior to shipment)
  • Checking, approving and negotiating bank costs on credit advices from nego/confirming banks
  • Drafting/Checking/approving wording for import LC/SBLCs
  • Issuing import Letter of Credits /SBLCs and amendments, if need be
  • Implementing Letter of Credits -accepting discrepancies and providing disposal instructions to issuing banks after liaison with Operations.
  • Prior to contract issuance, providing guidance to commercial department on documents.
  • Managing Letter of Credits exposures and monitoring the book by updating corresponding reports.


  • you will work close together with the person in Treasury and also replace in case of absence 

Your background

  • BA / Masters degree in finance
  • Certification in Trade Finance or Treasury would be preferable but not mandatory.
  • 5 - 8 years in a similar role in a Trade Finance bank as relationship manager or as Trade Finance Specialist within a commodity trading company 
  • bring is good reputation with Trade Finance banks in Europe
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English, any other Europen language is nice to have
  • Advanced MS office skills
  • Highest levels of customer service orientation, professionalism, and reliability.
  • can work under pressure, resilient, can work independent and also in a team
  • eager to grow within the company
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