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Trade Finance Officer – Oil & Gas

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Job Description

Key responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • All aspects of import and export Letter of credit transactions, standby letters of credit, bonds and guarantees. Reviewing counterparty invoices against export LC terms for presentation to issuing/confirming or negotiating banks.
  • Review purchase and sale contracts to ensure correct credit terms apply.
  • Agreeing and arranging discounting of receivables under export LCs
  • Dealing with queries relating to counterparty KYC and sanctions checks are necessary.
  • Liaise with banks and counterparts when necessary to ensure timely receipt of issuance of financial security, receipt of payments and delivery of cargoes.
  • Booking of Trade Finance charges in the internal systems
  • Management reporting as required.
  • Provide cover in the absence of other members of the Trade Finance team when required.
  • Establish good working relationship with traders, operations, financial operations and Treasury teams.
  • Agreeing daily OTC margin calls
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.


  • Educated to degree level with a solid academic background.
  • Relevant current work-based Trade Finance experience, gained in a trading company or Commodity Bank is a must.
  • A sound working knowledge of UCP 600, ISP98 and Incoterms.
  • Flexible approach – strong influencing and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to inspire teamwork and set high standards.
  • Professional, corporate, and keen to improve and build relations.

Required skills

  • Letters of Credit
  • Oil Industry
  • Trade Finance

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