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Sr Specialist - Trade Finance

Date:  14-Mar-2023
Country:  India
Function:  Olam Global Business Service
Sub-Function:  Talent Pool


About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Olam Information Services (OISL) is a captive subsidiary of Olam International, Singapore offering IT Services & Global Business Services across its operations in 65 countries in Asia, Africa, EU & Americas. In Chennai, we currently have onboard more than 1000 highly motivated employees. Olam Digital has received International Innovation Award 2019 for Best Services and Solutions.

Olam Global Business Services (OGBS) is a captive unit that offers End to End business process and analytics solutions. OGBS currently offers its solutions in 6 Platforms: Finance, Supply Chain, People services, Risk & Market Compliance, Big Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. At this moment, OGBS is located in City of Chennai, India and provides its services to over 20 countries. Olam GBS has received Best Shared Services in India Award – 2019, by Shared Services Forum and Asia’s No.1 Shared Services in Process Improvement and Value Creation, 2019 by Shared Services and Outsourcing Network Forum.

Job Summary

Individual performing this role should have knowledge in UCP600, ISBP, LC terms, LC Vetting & Scrutinizing, Libor/SOFR, Cash flow, payment discounting. Preparing Trade Export Documentation. Basic knowledge of logistics activities, Incoterms. Contract & invoice processing.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare documents as per LC terms, Update contracts, invoices and other transactions in ERP system. 
  • Consolidate Trade / Shipment flow report from products BUs and update ERP system  
  • Payment settlement for inter-company sales and various banks.

Technical Competency:

  • Trade finance knowledge (UCP/ ISBP/ URR regulations etc.)
  • Foreign exchange hedging, futures & options and NDF (Good to have)
  • INCO terms
  • Debit and credit note creation
  • Logistics and shipment execution

Profile Description

Individual performing this role should have 7-10 years of experience in Trade Structured Finance and be able to understand the structured finance activities, be should be able to co-ordinate with various stake holders for information and process the documents that are to be presented to the bank. The person should also have relevant experience in payment settlement. As most of the transactions are performed in ERP it is required that the ideal candidate has adequate hands-on experience in working in ERP systems.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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