Senior Specialist Documentary Business

Senior Specialist Documentary Business

Workle Recruitment Agency
Kuala Lumpur
4 - 7 Years
85889 - 120245 MYR

Job Description


  • Independently responsible for the entire Letter of Credit business (end to end) with due regard to the special directives given by MSB-FI (special terms on account of country-specific requirements, Compliance and bank internal objectives),
  • Responsible for the independent, compliant and timely handling of sections of the export L/C process guided by the operating procedures, guidelines, policies, practices, code of conduct and standards imposed by the Company/Group,
  • Ensure in-depth understanding of all processes within the Trade Operations specifically from Advising, Documents Examinations and Payment/Financing,
  • To ensure appropriate scrutinizing and processing of Letter of Credits, examination of documents, processing and effecting payments,
  • Clarifies Letter of Credit ambiguities, document discrepancies with the opening / presenting bank and initiates response to the respective opening / presenting bank and payment details where required/needed promptly in order to protect the interest of our clients at all times,
  • Independently verify and authorized own transactions with an limited / unlimited release authority,
  • Verify and approve transactions processed by the Junior Associates and release those within the delegated authority,
  • Diligently escalates such lapses in examining and processing to the respective Team Head for close monitoring,
  • Ensure the productivity targets set are duly met efficiently/accurately and processing turnaround standards are achieved within the own area of responsibility,
  • Ensuring team work within the unit/department and organization are closely fostered at any one time,
  • The observance of the bank’s requirements with respect to Compliance, AML, KYC and reputation risk issues (first level check) is indispensable in the daily course of his/her activities,
Job Requirements:
  • Candidate must posses at least Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Professional Degree in Finance/Accountancy/Banking or equivalent,
  • Strong trade finance experience with at least 4 – 5 years in trade finance operations,
  • Comprehensive knowledge of UCP 600 and ISBP, Incoterms 2020 in common with document handling knowledge,
  • Familiarity with business principles, operating guidelines, relevant rules, particularly of the trade finance business,
  • Good command of English and preferably another spoken/reading of another foreign language,
  • Able to achieve the processing turnaround standards as stipulated in the Service Level Agreement between the processing unit and clients,
  • Meeting and/or exceeding the expectations in handling complex cases in terms of high level competency in processing efficiency and accuracy of output,
  • Support the implementations and initiatives carried out by the Team Head and Group Head and the Organization,
  • Contributing ideas for improvement on processes, work flow etc. to the respective Team Head,
  • The ability to multi-task within the product handling and proactively provide support at all times,
​Key Activities:
  • L/C advising / Amendment and Confirmation Request:
  • Vetting drafts L/C when requested by the MSB-FI
  • Verifying L/Cs and its workability’s
  • Preparing advising letters incl. confirmation requests
  • Calling in Compliance in the event of system-induced segregations or when becoming aware of possible infringement of Compliance rules in any other manner
Examination of Documents:
  • Examining documents in line with approval authorities
  • Preparing dispatch letter including specification of discrepancies
  • Calling in Compliance in the event of system-induced segregations or when becoming aware of a possible infringement of Compliance rules in any other manner
Payment / Financing:
  • Reimbursement request
  • Payment / def. payment accounting
  • Calculation of fees

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