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Trade finance & Treasury Manager, Commodity firm, Singapore based

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: STS.CLLM
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 22/05/2018
Good growth prospects and career progression 
Global Commodity house, focusing on Oil 

A leading SG headquartered commodity house is seeking a trade finance manager to join their team. Permanent role, based in Singapore.  

Candidates should have at least 5-8 yrs of relevant experience. Experience handling oil products will be very beneficial, although not 100% necessary for the role.
** Location of firm: West side/ Jurong area - Please only apply if you are comfortable with the location 
** Budget can range up to SGD$7000- $8,000 - Please only apply if your expectations fall within this range 

Treasury / Trade Finance Manager

Job description:
  • Manage, Train & Guide the Treasury and Docs & Collection teams
  • Support the overall company’s trading activities by managing all trade-related matters, eg. trade financing, risk management, bilateral facilities, LC confirmation and discounting
    • Review & manage overall cash flow in-out for trading transaction 
    • Review & manage overall forex & hedging positions
    • Closely monitor and ensure Export LC well received in time from buyers
    • Manage trade facilities for LC issuing + T/R and invoice financing
    • LC requirements, securing credit risk insurance cover, LC confirmation and discounting and to support the Traders and Ops team with optimal financial cost pricing to support the company's bids into tenders and or negotiations with prospective counterparties
    • TF activities and terms of Bilateral Facilities with a certain knowledge of hedging activities and structured trades. 
    • Manage future trade and docs
  • Establish standard operating procedures and policies for Treasury and Trade Finance 
  • Involvement with Group Treasury in the integration and automation of Treasury/Trade Finance activities
  • Ability to hold conversations & work with traders, bankers and internal stakeholders
  • Degree in Finance/ Business / Accounting or ACCA or CIMA or equivalent
  • Minimum 5-8 years of relevant working experience, preferably in banking or/and commodities trading industry
  • Pre-requisite - good working knowledge of trade finance documentation and collection
  • Ability to manage a team

If you think your profile fits the above description, please feel free to drop me your CV (in word document) to my email at cherrie.lim(at)

Data collected will only be used for recruitment purposes and your details will be treated with strict confidence.
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