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Advisor Trade Finance

Apply now Job ID 31324383248 Date posted 06/21/2022

Primary Locations: Montreal, Quebec

Attendance: Hybrid

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


A career at national bank's Trade finance Expertise Desk means providing accessible, simple international trade advisory services tailored to the needs of clients and various partners.

Your main challenges 

  • Interact with clients and the various Bank sectors to offer support and specialized advice
  • Identify and assess the needs of stakeholders, and propose adapted solutions to support the completion of activities
  • Carry out analyses and research to provide the information required for transactions to go smoothly
  • Guide stakeholders and share your expertise by sitting on committees or participating in special or major projects

More specifically, you will:

  • Handle transactions related to letters of guarantee, standby letters of credit, and possibly any other trade products
  • Suggest and structure innovative solutions by leveraging your product expertise and knowledge of international trade
  • Adopt a holistic approach to identify client needs, by ccommunicating with clients, internal partners, or correspondent banks, to find solutions regarding incoming or outgoing letters of guarantee and standby letters of credit
  • Draft and review wording of letters of guarantee and standby letters of credit to ensure they meet the client’s needs as well protect the bank against risks
  • Process and index trade instruments in the bank’s systems in accordance with the Bank’s internal procedures
  • Exercise thorough analytical skills to prevent international trade transactions that contravene internal or external regulations aimed at preventing anti-money laundering, terrorism financing or other prohibited activities
  • Optimize communications with the sales force through referrals to maximize business opportunities
  • Help optimize processes to provide a distinctive client experience and ensure thorough risk management

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree related to the industry and five years of relevant experience OR Master's degree related to the business sector and three years of relevant experience
  • Holder of the CDCS or CSDG designation
  • Experience in an advisory role in the field of international trade, desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of RUU 600 Brochures. PBIS, RPIS 98, RUE 522, RUGD 758
  • Good writing skills
  • Customer service experience and good interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to work in a team and collaborate
  • Strong ability to focus on a project while meeting deadlines
  • Bilingualism (spoken/written) French and English because the candidate will have to deal with the international market

Your benefits

Upon hiring, you will be eligible for a wide range of benefits. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer attractive benefits for you and your family:

  • Health and wellness program, including many benefits
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Preferred banking services
  • Volunteer program
  • Telemedicine
  • Virtual sleep clinic

These are just a few of the many benefits we offer. We've rolled out a number of additional measures to ensure your health, safety and wellbeing during the pandemic. 

We're putting people first

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives.

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us,  and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees. 

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us.

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team?

Ready to live your ambitions?

JobField: Operations

Unposting Date: 2022-07-12

Job Number: ADV0022D

Posting Date: 2022-06-21

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