Trade Finance Officer job at I and M Bank Uganda


I&M Bank

Trade Finance Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 15 August 2022

Hiring Organization: I&M Bank

Job Details:

I&M Bank Uganda is a commercial bank headquartered at Kampala Road plot 6/6A with a growing regional presence. The Bank offers a wide range of commercial banking and financial products and services, and prides itself on introducing innovative products and services based on the needs of its customers. We are seeking to recruit a competent and highly motivated individual with extensive experience and abilities to support business growth in the following position:

Job Title: Trade Finance Officer
Location: Kampala
Reports to: manager, credit administration

Job summary
To develop and implement strategies that facilitate excellent customer service delivery of the Bank’s Trade Finance services, develop and sustain a customer-focussed service delivery framework, facilitate and assist in international operations product development and knowledge dissemination across the Bank network.

Key responsibilities
• Ensure compliance with the credit policy, all regulatory and statutory requirements.
• Ensure strict adherence to pre-disbursement and post disbursement conditions.
• Ensuring that security documentation is perfected before drawing down of credit facilities.
• Work in partnership with the legal department to ensure all requisite documentation is provided and properly executed prior to disbursement.
• Ensuring proper approval for all credit facilities and facility utilization is within limit.
• Effectively handle, check and evaluate export documents and other trade documents in line with UCP 600, URC 522 rules to suit client needs and meet the bank targets.
• Preparation of daily and weekly LC, FIBC/FOBC and documentary collection reports.
• Preparation of monthly Trade Finance transaction volume report by 5th of every month.
• Ensure 0% error rate in transaction processing of transactions
• Reconciliation of all Nostro accounts designated under responsibility of the role holder and advise Treasury in line with the bank’s operational requirements
• Ensure SWIFT remittances are correctly input
• Preparation of confirmations for Guarantees for BOU
• Ensure that 3rd party screening is carried out on all LC beneficiaries before the LCs are transmitted.
• Ensure LCs are closed accordingly
• Ensure reconciliation of all GL accounts pertaining to Trade finance
• Preparation of monthly guaranteed report
• Facilitate and assist in Trade finance business product development and knowledge dissemination across the Bank
• Perform other duties as required by Manager Credit administration


Minimum Education Qualification:
• First degree in any discipline with a minimum of a second class lower.
• Professional qualification and post-graduate qualification in Business related Field is an added advantage

Work Experience:
• A minimum of two (2) years cognate experience in Banking with a minimum of two years in in Trade Finance operations.

Key Performance Indicators:
• Turnaround time in response to requests for Trade products.
• Error rate in transaction processing of LCs and documentary collections.
• Satisfactory rating for BOU, internal Audit and Compliance reviews.
• Customer satisfaction Level

Required Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):
• Hands-on experience in International Trade operations
• In-depth understanding of the relevant Local and international regulations
• Banking Operations and control policies
• Trade Service products and dynamics
• Good knowledge of international banking operations
• Analytical, Investigative and problem-solving skills
• Interpersonal and Computer skills
• Understanding Risk Management and Internal Control
• Sound understanding of the banking industry
• Excellent oral and written communication
• Excellent relationship management
• Results-driven orientation & multi-tasking disposition
• High integrity
• Satisfactory Customer Service Disposition
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Note: Deadline for this job posting is 15th August 2022 at 5:00pm and Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-08-14

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