Afreximbank - Associate, Banking Operations - Trade Services in Egypt - CA Global Group

CA Global Group

CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates. Our extensive candidate network built up over 8 years comprises the most diverse, skilled and experienced candidates.

We have access to resources, networks, and relationships globally which enable us to understand our clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries. With our Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa and partner companies in Mauritius, Mozambique, Angola and China we are always on par with new technologies and trends which assist us in sourcing the best talent. Whatever stage of the project life-cycle, we can effectively put forward the right candidates with the right skills.Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Western Cape, From 501 to 1000 workers

    About this job ad 23 November


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  • Description

  • Reference Number: TJBLR
    CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.

    All roles offer Tax Free Salaries paid in USD and other benefits.

    Reference Number: TJBLR
    Duties and responsibilities:

    Provide professional input into the organization of a sound “documentary credit unit” to support the Bank’s activities which will include but will not be restricted to the following components;
    Support the handling all forms of Letters of Credit including the issuance, confirming, advising, negotiating and amending;
    Support the handling documentary collections including incoming and outgoing collections and remittances as well as acceptances and avals;
    Issuing, amending, and liquidating all types of letters of guarantee (bid bond; performance; payment; standby and counter guarantees);
    Able to do a first level check on shipping documents received under letters of credit and other trade instrument;
    Ensure relevant entries are passed including all the contingent liability entries, and monitor all the relevant GLs to ensure they reflect the correct information;
    Understand the dynamics of clean payments under trade finance, and able to support this function as and when required;
    Monitor inward SWIFT correspondences and coordinate the timely response of all transaction-related queries received;
    Prepare document cover schedule for delivery of documents under documentary credit and collections; and
    Ensuring all transactional files and registers are properly updated in a timely manner
    b) Assist in reconciling customer account with the general ledger in Finance Department;
    c) Coordinate the timely preparation and submission of periodic Trade activity report which will be sent to Management;
    d) Liaising with customers through the front office; and
    e) Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Management.
    Skills, Knowledge, and Attitude:​
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance or related subject from a recognized University.
    A professional qualification in Banking like certification as a documentary credit specialist or similar qualification is an added advantage;
    Sound experience of at least 5 years with a reputable Banking organization, of which at least 3 years has been in the Trade Services operations area;
    Demonstrable organizational and planning and support skills;
    Ability to communicate and function in a culturally diverse and change oriented setting with good knowledge of banking practices in Africa;
    Good knowledge of SWIFT application and the relevant message types applicable to Trade Services. Ability to work with the Bank’s back-office application for the posting of entries;
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French. Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (Arabic and Portuguese);
    Good team spirit and ability to function effectively in a documentary credits segment in a fairly complex banking environment. Willingness and ability to work extra hours when necessary to meet tight deadlines;
    The candidate must demonstrate experience and knowledge of supporting back office operations in a fairly complex and change oriented banking environment and show a good understanding of relevant rules; and
    Demonstrated organizational capabilities, including ability to manage work load with limited supervision to attain goals.

    Contractual information:
    Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply
    Tax-free salaries paid in USD

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Afreximbank - Associate, Banking Operations - Trade Services in Egypt

  • Recruiter

    CA Global Group
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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