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Senior Operations Consultant – Guarantees Team

Bromley, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Operations Consultant – Guarantees Team

LOB: Operations

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location:  Bromley

Here in our Bromley Office we have an exciting opportunity for a subject matter expert to be involved in training and transaction approving within a small Guarantees team.

Role Description

  • The individual will be taking on a Senior role within the Guarantees team - responsible for the day-to-day authorisation/releasing of transactions across all EMEA branches

  • Resolution of complex problems and the execution of complex transactions for the various EMEA branches

  • Functions as the technical expert in the Guarantees Team

  • Provides work direction, guidance and expertise to less experienced associates and provides training to associates and Business Partners on new and complex transactions

  • Performing a variety of technical and analytical functions relating to Guarantee and Standbys processing and releasing i.e. Wording reviews, Issuances, Amendments and Closures

  • Preparing monthly management reports and performing accounts reconciliations

  • Researching, analysing and timely handling of client enquiries which may require specialised, sensitive and/or exception handling

The Team

The Guarantees team is a small, friendly, multilingual, versatile team. There are 8 associates covering the handling of Guarantees across 9 EMEA branches – London, Dublin, Milan, Madrid, Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt and Athens.

The entire team operates out of Bromley.

There is opportunity to grow and develop, cross-training on other European branches supported from the Shared Service Centre and wider exposure to Trade Finance products.

Core Skills

  • Experience in Guarantees or Trade Finance

  • Ability to accurately handle administrative tasks

  • Understanding of basic accounting norms and rules

  • Good communication and time management skills

  • Ability to work under own initiative in a pressurised, fast paced environment

  • A team player with flexible approach to daily work schedules

  • Good attention to detail

  • Quick and willing learner able to understand and take on additional tasks which may, from time to time, be assigned

  • Microsoft Office knowledge


  • Good knowledge and experience of processing / releasing Guarantees and SBLCs

  • Knowledge of related governing rules - UCP600 and ISP98, URDG758

  • Language skills in French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish or German

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgement is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Primary Location:
26 ELMFIELD RD, Bromley, BR1 1LR