Trade Finance Officer Job Careers – Finance Trust Bank

Job Title:  Trade Finance Officer     
Organisation: Finance Trust Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,Uganda
Reports to: Trade Finance Manager
About US:
Trust Bank was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013,
taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited
(MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully fledged commercial bank serving a
clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000 borrowers, through a
network of 36 branches country wide. The bank offers a variety of Products and
services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services
and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and
medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.
Job Summary:  The incumbent will ensure that all fees on Advances, Guarantees,
Letters of Credit, and Documentary Collections are collected, with their proper
accounting entries.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure daily and weekly preparation of LC, and documentary collections
(FIBC/FOBC) reports.
Ensure that the monthly LC transaction volume report is prepared by the
5th of every month.
Ensure 0% error rate in transaction processing of LCs and documentary
Ensure that the Documentary collections for Imports and exports are in
Ensure proper handling of SWIFT remittances.
Ensure timely monthly preparation of the guarantee report and letters.
Ensure 2 business days TAT is achieved in response to requests for new
Deepen Customer Service culture throughout the Department.
Participate closely in the capacity Management programs within the Credit
Ensure safe custody of trade finance documents.
Timely response to trade finance related queries

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant must hold a  Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University
Post-graduate qualification in Business related Field is an added
A minimum of two years working experience in Banking with a minimum of on year in core lending functions.
Analytical and Investigation Skills
Accounting Skills
Understanding Risk Management and Internal Control
Sound understanding of banking industry
Knowledge and understanding of FIA Act requirements.
Excellent oral and written communication
Computer skills
High integrity

How to Apply:
Suitably qualified candidates should address their application as well as
photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV to Head, Human Resource, Finance
Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and
email it to The CV should include telephone contacts
and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent
shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Tel. Numbers 0312 222600 or 0414
341275 ONLY. Please note: As per Bank procedures, No job offers are made
Deadline: 6th December,
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