Trade Assistant/Middle Officer

14 Feb 17 10:02 am - Jobs - London £35,000 p.a
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Trade Assistant/Middle Officer

Contract Type
1 Year Fixed-term Contract €“ Potential to become permanent subject to performance

Up to £35,000 per annum depending on experience

Job profile
A prestigious Japanese Trading firm is seeking a trade executor with solid experience/knowledge in grain or food trading. The ideal candidate will have worked in a demanding multinational trading environment and must have experience in trading.

Reporting to
General Manager

Main responsibilities
€¢ Negotiating to conclude various contracts, settle various payments and dispute resolutions
€¢ Liaising with all relevant sales staff, back office, corporate functional divisions, third party experts and servicers to successfully manage contracts, logistics, payments, dispute resolutions etc.
€¢ Issue contracts/invoices/debit notes; handle/create/scrutinize shipping documents and payment on time with proper manner on a daily basis
€¢ Arrange various settlements and payment for food products business in timely manner with professional attention such as for price for goods, ocean freight, interest, demurrage/dispatch and other charges
€¢ Daily input into internal systems such as ECC and other specific computerized systems (trading house SAP module)
€¢ Sorting, delivering, filing and archiving documents
€¢ Arranging credit line applications and managing all ancillary preparatory, monitoring work relevant to credit line management and trade receivable/payable managements
€¢ Summarize and report accurate trade and commodities futures order recap to relevant parties
€¢ Produce accounts and reconcile the profit figures for the department
€¢ Knowing or acquiring knowledge of grain trading and food products trade rules and regulations
€¢ Administrative duties (including document management, booking hotels and transport, arranging conferences etc.)

Who we are looking for
€¢ Trade related knowledge, especially that of grain trading and food products is highly advantageous
€¢ Highly proficient in Business English(verbal, written and listening)
€¢ Good analytical skills. Able to digest large volumes of data and documents accurately and methodically
€¢ Ability to work as part of a team and also independently, always with punctuality in mind
€¢ Ability to prioritize tasks in alignment with stringent deadlines and work under constant pressure
€¢ To coordinate and accommodate work process, ensuring jobs getting done across different time zones
€¢ To work autonomously with integrity, sincerity, action driven, solution seeking, cross cultural, open-minded mentality in rigorous and constantly changing business environment
€¢ Ability to manage and keep good relationships with internal and external individuals, organizations
€¢ Advanced command of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and SAP
€¢ Ability to catch up with (Apply online only) e-mails in one day.

Language requirement
€¢ Business level English is essential
€¢ Japanese is highly preferred but not mandatory

Qualifications & Experience
€¢ Trading experience/knowledge/qualifications essential
€¢ Good level of secondary education to A-Level standard and/or equivalent
€¢ Undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Economics, Business, Finance is preferred but not mandatory

City of London

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