11 days ago

Senior Trade Finance Operator

hochstrasser personal consulting

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Our client is a mid-sized, successfully expanding commodity trading company, Headquartered in Baar, Kt. Zug . We presently are recruiting a

Senior Trade Finance Operator

with excellent communication skills in English/German/(Spanish) and with sound experience in trade finance in a bank environment or a commodities trading house, (preferably in the metals/concentrates sector) and who is able and willing to take responsibility/initiative and is used to solve problems internally and externally.

Job description


  • managing of bilateral financing lines / borrowing base / discounting and factoring facilities


  • position / loan reconciliation with internal Traffic and external banks


  • free cash analysis / -forecasting, cash allocation, collateral management
  • daily communication with major international banks about current and possible physical material deals
  • internal coordination of the trading-, finance-, hedging- and logistic- department


  • total physical book valuation (forward contracts, inventory, receivables)


  • Repo transactions (decision/construction/execution/monitoring) for hedged physical material


  • analysis and execution of futures, options, swaps, forwards on commodities, interest and currencies


  • internal business- and process development on physical trading/traffic/financing systems


Job requirements

  • Sound experience in similar position responsible for banking relations/collateral management in a trading and/or trading/banking environment, preferably in metals and concentrate sector
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Feel comfortable to work under pressure in a dynamic and unstructured environment


Job benefits

  • Possibility to take responsibility and manage an important part of the business
  • Having a central position within the company with exposure to trading, traffic, accounting, IT
  • High degree of independence
  • Managing a team of 1-2