Job Description

Date Active

Feb 1, 2022 9:57:17 AM

Requisition #

692

Hours Per Week

37.5

Location

LI Jericho-LIJER

City

Jericho

State

New York

Job Description/ Requirements

If you’re looking for a meaningful career, you’ll find it here at Webster. Founded in 1935, our focus has always been to put people first--doing whatever we can to help individuals, families, businesses and our colleagues achieve their financial goals. As a leading commercial bank, we remain passionate about serving our clients and supporting our communities. Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Agility, Respect, Excellence are Webster’s values, these set us apart as a bank and as an employer. 

Come join our team where you can expand your career potential, benefit from our robust development opportunities, and enjoy meaningful work!

 

The Senior Trade Services Specialist reviews and processes international trade instruments and their associated transactions in Webster Bank's prescribed software platform for the purpose of completing new, amended and payment transactions to fulfill client requests. The Specialist partners with Client Relationship Managers and outsourcing partners to ensure the timely and accurate completion of all required transactions and provides insight to clients and staff regarding the processing requirements of documentary and standby letters of credit, documentary collections and associated instruments.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 
  • Review and process international trade instruments and their associated transactions in prescribed software platform; secure all confidential information required to complete processing of these transactions and standby letters of credit.

  • Review client's available credit for instruments requiring liability booking before processing.

  • Ensure funds are available and place holds on client accounts for payment transactions.

  • Ensure letter of credit reimbursement agreement is on file for each customer; verify signatures on received work are valid and in accordance with Bank policy before processing.

  • Respond to requests received from clients, as well as internal/external sources and provide assistance with the resolution of issues which may arise from time to time.

  • Ensure compliance with all regulations, policies, and procedures.

 

 

 EXPERIENCE
  • 2 years of experience in Trade Services is required.

  • Candidates with advanced degrees (Associates, Bachelor's, and/or Master's) preferred, yet a High School diploma or GED is required.  Candidates with some combination of coursework and experience, or else extensive related professional experience, are eligible for consideration

  • Knowledge of Cibar, general banking operations and bookkeeping concepts.

  • Comfortable with basic computer and software usage.

  • Ability to consistently provide accurate results in a fast-paced time sensitive environment.

  • Possess a self-motivated work ethic to ensure the best possible results with all assigned duties.

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Equal Opportunities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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