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Trade Guarantees Specialist - German Speaking

Bromley, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: Trade Guarantees Specialist - German Speaking

Corporate Title: Officer

Location:  Bromley

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities, and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!


Join our bustling Bromley office, situated in one of London’s greenest boroughs. Here you will find plentiful and easy commuting routes, with central London just 15 minutes away by train.

Job Description:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will perform a variety of technical and analytical functions related to Guarantees and SBLC’s processing. They will be supporting a growing business, in a friendly, multilingual, versatile team. 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


  • You will be responsible for the Monthly Management and Client reporting to ensure we are delivering the appropriate service to current Bank and Departmental standards
  • You will be responsible for researching, analysing and timely handling of client enquiries which may require specialized, sensitive and/or exception handling
  • You will be a highly organized individual who can engage with a wide range of audiences, both within the organisation and externally with a top tier Client base.
  • You will have strong knowledge and experience of processing Guarantees and SBLCs, including related rules - UCP600 and ISP98, URDG758
  • You will be responsible for handling a portfolio of transactions and be responsible for ensuring deliverables are met and the clients are kept informed
  • You will perform a variety of technical and analytical functions related to trade

What we are looking for:

  • German language essential 
  • Trade finance experience preferred particularly guarantees.
  • Good communication and time management skills.
  • Team player
  • Microsoft Office knowledge
  • Ability to work under own initiative in a pressurized, fast paced environment.
  • Must have strong attention to detail as this is role where accuracy is key.

Benefits of working at Bank of America


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner
  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons
  • 20 days of back-up childcare including virtual tutoring and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum
  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc
  • Use of a flex fund to use towards benefits
  • Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services
  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution
  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership programme and receive discounted entry to some of the UK and Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local area

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment are 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 opportunity 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 dependents, 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.

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