Institutional Banking – Bank Guarantees & Trade Finance Officer

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Location: Sydney

Salary description: market rate depending on experience (50-100k)

  • $50-100k AUD Equivalent
  • Permanent
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

Due to the growth in our client’s portfolio of clients, an exciting opportunity has come about for a Bank Guarantees and Trade Supply Finance Officer to join this leading global corporate bank on a permanent basis.

Prior experience within Bank Guarantees and Supply Chain Finance operations is required to be considered for this role.

They will play a vital role in managing Guarantees/SBLCs issuances, and making sure Guarantees/SBLCs are issued in accordance with Group policies, UCP Rules, Checklists, and SOPs.


  • Prepare detailed instructions for the regional Back Office to process Documentary Letters of Credit & Collection transactions
  • Manage day-to-day processing of Supply Chain Financing transactions efficiently and reconcile client inventory data in accordance with the bank’s collateral management requirements
  • Undertake responsibility for reviewing, drafting, and execution of Demand Guarantees, Ensure potential risks relating to guarantee wordings are either accepted by Legal/Business or mitigated by revision, making sure all ambiguities and contradictions are addressed.
  • Review Standby Letter of Credit applications and amendments to determine workability, accurately interpret and execute instructions while complying with the bank’s policy
  • Monitor and ensure all Trade Finance, guarantee, and supply chain transactions and documentation are accurately recorded and presented.
  • Maintain a strong level of awareness in terms of checking credit limit utilisation, Credit Risk Control authorisations, agreed on client conditions, applicable margin, and special requirements
  • Perform all controls in accordance with operational procedures & Group policies, and complete duty check-list on a daily basis


  • 3+ years of relevant experience in similar Institutional Banking Operations roles – Trade Finance, Bank Guarantee, Supply Chain Finance etc
  • Proven track records working in an Operational area handling Bank guarantees

Technical Experience required:

  • Good understanding of Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits(UCP 600), Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG758) and ISP98
  • Strong numerical reasoning and analytical skills
  • Experience with Swift payments system
  •  Knowledge and understanding of the Australian and global banking regulatory and compliance environments
  • Experience of controls to manage Operational Risks

Contact Us in Sydney


Phone:+61 2 8246 8900

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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