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Senior Associate, Document Checker (Structured Trade), Institutional Banking Operations, Technology & Operations

DBS Bank Limited Singapore
Posted 3 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Associate, Document Checker (Structured Trade), Institutional Banking Operations, Technology & Operations
Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.

  • Checking of documents under Documentary Credit for both Import and Export.
  • Advise documents checking status to client, whether compliance or discrepant.
  • Co-ordinate with Processor and or STMO (Structured Trade Middle Office) where applicable on the documents and process flow.
  • Ensure adherence to Department SOP, Bank Policies and Guidelines.
  • Ensure all transactions and tasks assigned are carried out in accordance with the operating and compliance procedures.
  • Ensure smooth processing of day-to-day transactions within stipulated Service Level Agreement.
  • Ensure assigned duties and ad-hoc tasks are duly performed.
  • Perform trade sanctions screening, LLI checks, identifying red flags and escalate as per Bank Procedures.
  • Conduct transaction monitoring, follow-up on end-to-end process handling for structured deals and provide regular status updates to STMO (Structured Trade Middle Office).
  • Address any swift query from Bank pertaining to the documents checked and provide appropriate respond for Processor to reply to the Bank.
  • Be customer-centric and manage effectively from clients and stakeholders on trade technical query and/or documentary checking status; Provide solutions and/or recommendations.
  • Liaison with clients on unclear instructions and obtain proper documentation before handling transaction to Processor.
  • Manage daily workflow to meet and exceed client expectations.
  • Identify areas for process improvement.
  • Achieve to meet Goals Setting (KPI).
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects and assignments.
  • Participate in assigned UAT and LV for system enhancement and implementation where applicable.
  • At least 6-8 years working experience within a bank in Documentary Credit documents checking, preferably in the Structured and Commodity finance environment.
  • Client service oriented.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement on transaction monitoring and escalation of red flags.
  • Proficient in application of UCP600, ISBP, URR725, ISP98 and Incoterms.
  • Good working attitude and positive mindset.
  • Ability to work effectively, independently and a team player.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the organization and demands of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work cohesively to build alliances and partnerships with Structured Trade Middle Office (STMO), Regional Trade team, Business Units (RM and GTS) and other stakeholders.
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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.
Job ID  WD56424
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