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Trade Finance Services Specialist II - Portland, OR

Portland, Oregon

Job Description:

Enterprise Description:  Performs a variety of technical and analytical functions related to trade financing and servicing. Responsibilities include researching, analyzing, and resolving trade documents that require specialized, sensitive, and/or exception handling; evaluating acceptances, issuances, amendments, and negotiations for import/export, standby and government letters of credit and bankers acceptances; reviewing, analyzing and negotiating letters of credit documents; issuing commercial and stand-by letters of credit, amendments, transfers and requests to pay; approving payments, collections and reimbursements. Works under established operating procedures and precedents. Requires a full working knowledge of trade finance operations and documentation. Individuals typically have 3-5 years of experience with 1-3 years Trade experience preferred.

Position located on-site in Portland, OR

Parking: Any applicable fees at employee’s own expense.

 

Line of Business Description: The role is part of the Global Trade Operations group. The position will work under established operating procedures and precedents. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs a variety of technical and analytical functions related to trade financing and servicing

  • Researches, analyzes, and resolves trade documents that require specialized, sensitive, and/or exception handling

  • Evaluates issuances, amendments, and negotiations for export letter of credit payment requests

  • Provides client servicing for both Export Letter of Credit clients

  • Provides client servicing and operational support for extended processing teams/sites

  • Prepares and reconciling daily and monthly reports; accurate capturing of production volumes.

  • Works under established operating procedures and precedents.

Individuals typically have 3-5 years of experience with 1-3 years Trade experience preferred.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated excellent communications and workflow management skills

  • Must have prior/current Client servicing experiencing

  • General ability to use office applications such as Word, Excel , and PowerPoint

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with little supervision

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written) and active listening skills

  • Strong mathematic/accounting skills

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with letters of credit and familiarity with UCP 600 a plus.

  • Knowledge of trade finance operations and documentation highly desired.

Additional Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions.

  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward.

  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs –is a continuous learner

  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.

  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base.

  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

Job Band:

H6

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm with flexibility for additional time based on business need

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Enterprise Description:  Performs a variety of technical and analytical functions related to trade financing and servicing. Responsibilities include researching, analyzing, and resolving trade documents that require specialized, sensitive, and/or exception handling; evaluating acceptances, issuances, amendments, and negotiations for import/export, standby and government letters of credit and bankers acceptances; reviewing, analyzing and negotiating letters of credit documents; issuing commercial and stand-by letters of credit, amendments, transfers and requests to pay; approving payments, collections and reimbursements. Works under established operating procedures and precedents. Requires a full working knowledge of trade finance operations and documentation. Individuals typically have 3-5 years of experience with 1-3 years Trade experience preferred.

Position located on-site in Portland, OR

Parking: Any applicable fees at employee’s own expense.

 

Line of Business Description: The role is part of the Global Trade Operations group. The position will work under established operating procedures and precedents. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs a variety of technical and analytical functions related to trade financing and servicing

  • Researches, analyzes, and resolves trade documents that require specialized, sensitive, and/or exception handling

  • Evaluates issuances, amendments, and negotiations for export letter of credit payment requests

  • Provides client servicing for both Export Letter of Credit clients

  • Provides client servicing and operational support for extended processing teams/sites

  • Prepares and reconciling daily and monthly reports; accurate capturing of production volumes.

  • Works under established operating procedures and precedents.

Individuals typically have 3-5 years of experience with 1-3 years Trade experience preferred.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated excellent communications and workflow management skills

  • Must have prior/current Client servicing experiencing

  • General ability to use office applications such as Word, Excel , and PowerPoint

  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with little supervision

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written) and active listening skills

  • Strong mathematic/accounting skills

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with letters of credit and familiarity with UCP 600 a plus.

  • Knowledge of trade finance operations and documentation highly desired.

Additional Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Strives to bring new thoughts and ideas to teams in order to drive innovation and unique solutions.

  • Excels in working among diverse viewpoints to determine the best path forward.

  • Experience in connecting with a diverse set of clients to understand future business needs –is a continuous learner

  • Commitment to challenging the status quo and promoting positive change.

  • Participate in and drive collaborative efforts to advance tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve an evolving client base.

  • Believes in value of diversity so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21025478

Band: H6

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Larisa McLaughlin

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
121 SW MORRISON ST, OR, Portland, 97204