U.S. Bank Trade Operations L/C Specialist 4 in MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota

The Global Trade Documentary Services team is responsible for the operational servicing of the Bank’s Corporate Clients Trade Activities through servicing Import, Export and Standby Letters of Credit, Import and Export Documentary Collections, and Banker’s Acceptances. In partnership with Corporate Relationship Managers, the department is responsible to improve efficiency, effectiveness, productivity and/or control to meet established Service Level Standards and Regulatory Compliance Requirements.

Trade Specialists perform a variety of duties relating to the processing of international banking products, services and related functions consistent with applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Products and services include import, export and stand-by letters of credit, collection, banks acceptances, etc. Communicates verbally and in writing with all parties concerned to resolve discrepancies and/or to obtain necessary approvals. Prepares payment and settlement schedules and disbursements. Ensures that all operational arrangements are in place for proper servicing.


Basic Qualifications

  • International business technical, trade, or business school certificate

  • Five or more years of experience in international banking services or financial services industry

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Advanced knowledge of all international banking products, services and general bank operating policies and procedures

  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, organizational, problem-solving skills

  • Strong relationship management skills

  • Excellent PC skills including spreadsheet, word processing and database manipulation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Well-developed ability to integrate knowledge, anticipate outcomes and use personal judgment

  • CDCS (Certified Documentary Credit Specialist) Certification is a plus

Job: Operations

Primary Location: Minnesota-MN-Minneapolis

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 170021605