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We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to fill the captioned position which will be based in Singapore, reporting to Head of CTF, Asia Pacific Region.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Support CTF Associate Director(s) in maintaining client relationships within the relevant business and risk strategies and other guidelines
Assist with the execution/processing of commodity trade finance transactions within the approved line structure after considering special risks
Liaise with clients and other teams in the Bank, such as Lending Services, Trade Finance Services, Cash Management and Treasury
Decide in conjunction with relationship managers on the acceptability of new CTF transactions – run all required AML / embargo checks – assure full conditions / limit adherence – and enter all accepted deals into monitoring system with complete and correct data
Maintain the relevant transaction and collateral monitoring systems up to date and in good order
Maintain the SGP perimeter TCM and related databases for: (i) commodity price information; (ii) acceptable physical collateral storage locations / warehouses; (iii) acceptable counterparts for open account payment risk; (iv) eligible insurance companies; and (v) total CTF facility utilisation / facility availability
Produce reliable position reports for clients as and when required. Deal with system messages (warnings / alerts / notifications) reliably along the working guidelines
Take responsibility for portfolio analysis/reporting matters including ongoing monitoring of exposures
Support KYC and other client relationship related internal matters
Support all AML and Embargo related processes and tasks
Provide support to the preparation of annual credit reviews of existing exposures and as the case may be new business applications
Execution of credit decisions - including limit setup in TCM
Development of industry knowledge and drafting of market research / target customer profiles on a case by case basis
Participate in internal and external meetings and negotiations, liaise and correspond with the clients
Degree in business administration, economics, accounting or law
Appropriate professional experience with background in banking / trade finance
Practical knowledge of all types of financing requirements of commodity trading companies and corporate finance in general
Possess a basic understanding of commodity markets and hedging techniques
Qualitative and quantitative financial analytical skills
Proven ability to work with internal control and processing systems
Desirable: experience with due diligence and documentation of all types of commodity finance transactions
Strong oral and written communication
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Good business and commercial skills
Problem solving skills
Good electronic data processing skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Excellent English skills (both verbal and written), additional languages welcome