analyst trade finance resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Passionate and ambitious person with a strong background in Trade Finance. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits. Resourceful and well-organized with excellent leadership and team building record. Demonstrated ability to complete tasks accurately despite interruptions and competing demands.

  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Project Coordination
  • Retail, Commercial Banking, Investor & Treasury Services
  • Trade Based Money Laundering
  • CRM
  • Customer service
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, SQL
08/2020 to Current Analyst-Trade Finance Eurofins Scient. | Cincinnati, OH,
  • Sound knowledge of Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCPDC 600), ISBP 645, URC 522, URR 725, URDG 758, INCOTERMS 2010, SWIFT messages.
  • Provide authorizations for trade instruments and verify and/or release transactions through T360 system.
  • Processing of Letter of Credit transactions (Issuance, Advising, Document Examination, Discounting, Payment and Settlement) and Documentary Collections.
  • Effectively contribute to the Trade Services client experience by ensuring that established Service Level Agreements are consistently met.
  • Mitigated operational and financial risks by researching and recommending process improvements.
  • Act as back-up for Assistant Managers as required.
  • Build effective working relationships across the team and with various TSCs.
  • Share knowledge and experience to enhance the development of all team members.
11/2019 to 08/2020 Senior Administrator Firehouse Subs | Cape Coral, FL,
  • Processing transactions for Entitlement and Tax such as, balance BNY & CDS Projections prior to pay date, FX request, Physical cheque collection, review and confirm all DTC loan, balance and process lending for dividends and interest, prepare controls for lending and BESS entries, monitor and process payments to clients’ accounts, collections for the day, follow-up on unpaid securities (Verify the ex- date, record date, pay date, tax, Bloomberg), EOD and send out the reconciliation report, verify accuracy of stock distributions, and review bulletins, pre-advise payments and process intraday, send out reversal notice in timely manner, investigation of breaks, and other discrepancies during collections, respond to inquiries from other departments and branches globally and provide customer service in accordance with the banks policies and procedures and coordinate with CSRs and other departments for the smooth flow of business/ operations.
11/2011 to 05/2019 Assistant Manager-Trade Finance State Bank Of India | City, STATE,
  • Manages the operations team in processing trade finance activities such as LC issue, advise, documents examination, bill discounting, payment, settlements, confirmations, devolvement, buyer's credit, UPAS, MRPA, supply chain finance, bank guarantee, Standby LC, trust receipts, reconciliation.
  • Actively participate in coordination of trade application migration, deployment and UAT testing.
  • Monitors reports for unpaid bills/ charges if any, and design methods for follow-up to prevent income leakage.
  • Review SOPs at regular intervals and make modifications to improve process improvements with strict adherence to bank policy and regulatory requirements, to increase the efficiency.
  • Monitor and scrutinize the incoming and outgoing SWIFT messages, reconciliation of nostro accounts on a daily basis and report any suspicious transactions to MLRO.
  • Design process plan, assign task/ duties to the team, and manage their performance levels, and improve operating efficiency, and implement solutions to complete transactions well within TAT with most accuracy.
  • Conduct team meetings, and brainstorming session to encourage staffs provide opinions to improve business and increase processing efficiency.
  • Organize training session to keep the team updated on best trade practices and create awareness of red flags, sanctions and compliance, to avoid trade frauds and money laundering.
  • Co-ordinate with other departments such as credit, compliance, risk, finance, product team, IT and sales for the smooth flow of business.
  • In constant interaction with clients and business partners to help them with any kind for trade finance requirements.
  • Support the Business Analyst teams in product change management, new product migration, etc.
  • Organize for testing of all transactions in UAT environment before new products are rolled out.
  • Co-ordination with the vendors and the development team for the successful and smooth migration/ implementation of new trade finance processing application.
  • Periodic KYC and AML review of clients, and carry out CDD, EDD wherever required.
  • Ensure all the regulatory compliance and audit requirements (external & Internal) are strictly adhered to.
11/2008 to 05/2011 Assistant Manager ICICI Bank Ltd | City, STATE,
  • Processing of both retail and commercial banking services such as accepting deposits, making payments, transfers, opening fixed deposits, providing account statements, demand drafts, cheque books, NEFT, RTGS, internet banking access, demat services, locker services, general customer queries and trade finance services.
  • Lead and manage a team of professional staff, developing, coaching and conducting training for new recruits on regulatory aspects.
Education and Training
Expected in 08/2009 Post Graduate Diploma | Banking Manipal University, Bangalore, GPA:
Expected in 06/2007 Bachelor of Engineering | Computer Science Anna University, Chennai, GPA:
  • Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (CDCS)
  • Received the CASA Summit Award.
  • Co-ordinated with vendors, stakeholders, project managers and development team for the successful and smooth migration/ implementation of new products.

Projects Handled:

Mysis TI Plus Migration

FINASTRA Trade Finance Deployment, Change Request and Online Customer Interface

FINACLE Change Request, CRM deployment

SWIFT Payment integration with Core Banking

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School Attended

  • Manipal University
  • Anna University

Job Titles Held:

  • Analyst-Trade Finance
  • Senior Administrator
  • Assistant Manager-Trade Finance
  • Assistant Manager


  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Bachelor of Engineering

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