Junior Trade Finance Analyst – Trade Finance (TF)

Company/ Firm Name


London, UK

Published Date

4 August 2021

About the job:

Overview: (Core accountabilities; aims of position; specific responsibilities)

To work within the TF Team and contribute to the development of the portfolio in all aspects from origination, support with sector and company research, assist in the execution of trade finance transactions.  Close follow-up on P&L analysis and delivery of annual review reports. As well as compliance reviews and ensure completion of transaction on-boarding.

Responsibilities: (Day-to-day duties; job process; “typical day”)

  • Support Senior Relationship Manager with new business development and client coverage across sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Implementation of transaction on-boarding by collaborating with the Back Office.

  • Onboarding clients, customer due diligence and ensuring KYC files are completed and refreshed in a timely manner.

  • Utilisation of the bank core banking software; Amplitude Prod Software and envisual Prod Version 4.

  • Perform reviews of credit application of new and existing FI and Corporate counterparties.

  • Ensure the highest standards of internal practices are followed by working closely with the Legal & Compliance, Internal Audit, Risk Management and Human Resources departments.

Person Specification

  • Experience working or previous Internship within the Financial Institution sector, ideally in corporate banking.

  • Knowledge of sub-Saharan African market

  • Degree in Business/Finance Management.

  • French language skill required