Role: Trade Finance – 12 to 14 years – Pune
- Primarily responsible for pre-sales, proposal, helping client on defining transformation strategy.
- The candidate should be able to understand the requirements, study the existing trade finance systems at the client location to identify the gaps and recommend the steps to plug the gaps to meet the client requirements.
- Guide the development team and ensure traceability to the client requirement or the given business area/requirement, be the single point of contact for the delivery team.
- Conduct client workshops and have the ability to ask questions relevant to the business area which would help in getting as much clarity on the business requirements as possible.
- Requirement Analysis, Solution Design, Conversion of requirements to independent, modular tasks, Guiding the development team to achieve those tasks, Ensuring the direction of delivery is always pointing towards achieving the business requirement, inform clients of any changes or assumptions, document assumptions, out of scope requirements clearly, take sign off from the clients.
- Latest trends in the trade finance business area – Blockchain, OCR, Robotic Process Automation
- Be aware of the complete end to end flow of a Trade Transaction starting from the time Purchase Order is placed till the time the Realization of proceeds and closure of trade, various instruments of payments in Trade like Open Accounts, Advance Payments, Documentary credits, Document Collections.
- Be well equipped to discuss, document and ask relevant questions on the business cases with respect to Limits, Contingent Account , Interest Booking/Accrual/Collection, Fee Amortization, Country and Currency Risks, Transactions and Accounting – especially for Trade Finance business, Asset provisioning and classification for trade assets.
- Be aware of the various documents like Bill of lading, invoice, insurance certificate and the various stages when these documents are in circulation/process.
- Reimbursing Bank, Collecting Bank, Advising Bank, Issuing Bank, Confirming Bank, Importer/Buyer, Exporter/Seller, Factor, Insurer, Applicant, Beneficiary
- Experience in Agile (SCRUM) as well as Waterfall method of software development will be good
- Good with the numbers and conversion of amounts between currencies. Understand the intricacies of conversion rate and the impact on P & amp; L due to conversion rate fluctuation and how the business uses forward contracts to tide over currency fluctuations
- Understand the terms like due date, discounting, crystallization, nostro-vostro, amortization, receivable, payable, working capital management, liquidity etc.
- Have worked in five or more of the below Trade Finance modules.
- Documentary credits
- Documentary collections
- Open account trade
- Advance payment
- Supply Chain Finance
- Receivable financing – factoring, bill discounting,
- Payable financing – supplier finance, dynamic discounting
- Pre shipment credits
- Forward contracts
- Islamic Trade
- Misys Trade Finance
- FBTI / FBCC
- Trade Finance Modules
- Trade Transaction
- Trade Payments Instruments
- Trade Instruments
- Agile (Scrum) / Waterfall
- 12 to 14 years