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MUFG Union Bank Assistant Vice President, Commodity & Structured Trade Finance in United States

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Assist with the monitoring of exposures and collateral values to ensure ratios remain within approved limits and sub-limits where applicable. Assist with in the maintenance, creation and set up of all necessary controls and administrative duties [including the operational aspects of the collateral management system ‘TRAC’], required for facility and day to day operation.


Perform reviews of term sheets, credit applications [Ringi’s] & facility documentation to ensure workability. This will ensure smooth and efficient deal processing when necessary without unnecessary delays.

Creation and maintenance of facilities and limits in TRAC, OVS and databases.

Review of client drawdown requests to ensure that transactions are in accordance with the terms of the approved facilities.

Primarily provide administrative support for all products related to commodity and non-commodity [CSTF & ETBO] if/when required.

Take responsibility for daily liaison with respective stake holders such as clients, relationship, product managers and operational units.

Monitoring and control on a daily basis of the exposures handled by the Trade Finance Middle Office under the present facility portfolio.

To monitor inward communications and prioritise according to the importance of subject matter with an emphasis on client centricity.

Become familiar with individual processes and business flows for each different client. This is an essential function necessary for client experience and knowledge level up to new or additional members joining TFMO.

To provide technical and operational assistance to all stakeholders including clients, Relationship Managers, branches and operational units within EMEA.

Monitor balances between Bank’s accounting system and exposure management tools for all allocated or monitored limits in order to retain an accurate record of exposure.

Ensure that reporting obtained from the Jasper system correctly reflects the exposure relative to the facilities under the control and management of TFMO, and that at the appropriate reconciliation periods the control systems [TRAC] are in parallel with the banks accounting system OVS.


Minimum four years previous operational experience in a Trade Finance related control environment .


Functional / Technical Competencies:


Previous experience of working within a control function with a Trade Finance focus.


Good Excel skills

Education / Qualifications:

Minimum GSE (or equivalent) in core academic subjects

A Level (or equivalent) preferred

Additional language skills advantageous


Excellent communication skills

A proactive, motivated approach.

The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly

A structured and logical approach to work

Strong problem solving skills

A creative and innovative approach to work

Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Strong numerical skills

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

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We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.