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Trade Finance Services Specialist I - Scranton, PA

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Performs a variety of somewhat complex technical and analytical functions related to trade financing and servicing. Typical responsibilities include reviewing and approving trade finance documents for bank and regulatory compliance and acceptability of terms and conditions; negotiating standard import/export letters of credit for final payment and settlement, analyzing issuances and amendments of import/export letters of credit and bankers acceptances; issuing commercial and stand-by letters of credit and related documents and interpreting and clarifying terms and conditions of trade finance documents for customers. Individuals typically have 3-5 years of experience with 1-2 years of banking, customer service, or Trade experience preferred.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Detail-oriented individual with strong organization and investigative skills who is willing to be flexible and apply logic to changing, competing situations and deadlines

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Some experience as a letter of credit or trade specialist familiar with ISP 98 and/or UCP 600,  and legal and compliance regulations

  • Knowledge of  SWIFT, wire transfers and accounting entries is desired

  • College degree or comparable banking experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

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:

Mon - Fri 8a - 5p

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Performs a variety of somewhat complex technical and analytical functions related to trade financing and servicing. Typical responsibilities include reviewing and approving trade finance documents for bank and regulatory compliance and acceptability of terms and conditions; negotiating standard import/export letters of credit for final payment and settlement, analyzing issuances and amendments of import/export letters of credit and bankers acceptances; issuing commercial and stand-by letters of credit and related documents and interpreting and clarifying terms and conditions of trade finance documents for customers. Individuals typically have 3-5 years of experience with 1-2 years of banking, customer service, or Trade experience preferred.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Detail-oriented individual with strong organization and investigative skills who is willing to be flexible and apply logic to changing, competing situations and deadlines

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Some experience as a letter of credit or trade specialist familiar with ISP 98 and/or UCP 600,  and legal and compliance regulations

  • Knowledge of  SWIFT, wire transfers and accounting entries is desired

  • College degree or comparable banking experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

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-22000865

Band: H6

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Erika Bennett

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
1 Fleet Way, PA, Scranton, 18507