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Trade Finance Solutions Manager Americas

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Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Coral Gables, FL -Florida, US, 33134

Company: Bunge

At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress.  Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably


Position Summary:
Support and facilitation role, based out of Miami, with both a commercial and operational focus, encompassing TFS distribution, origination, and operations. This role is designed to provide the candidate with a strong, all-rounded understanding of core TFS business functions, and in turn provide them with a solid foundation to take on a specific commercial role in the future. 


Main Accountabilities:

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102)         
•    Identify, track, and communicate Latin America GSM-102 eligible cargoes. 
•    Follow up with the commercial desk and BLA execution team on vessel loading status.
•    Prepare bill of lading summary and coordinate with Bunge Geneva and Barcelona Execution Teams for the prompt processing of GSM-102 trades. 
•    Coordination during the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) annual audit processes.
•    Allocate flows and manage GSM registrations. 


Trade Finance Desk    
•    Preparation of documentation (including bills of exchange, bills of lading, invoices, contracts, letters of notification and acknowledgement). 
•    Coordination with execution desk.
•    Follow-up on document presentations, revision of documents, and delivery of original documentation to customers/banks. 
•    Reporting, file updates and reconciliation of bank accounts.
•    Meeting coordination.


TFS Operations
•    Preparation/verification/follow-up of:
o    documentation including contracts, trade agreement, letter of credit formats, commercial documents, guarantees, SBLCs, etc. 
o    discounting
•    Reconciliation and update of limits, pnl, bank balances, databases
•    Inform the concerning departments and units about specific execution problems and recommend appropriate measure¬ments


Skills/Experience Requirements:
•    Banking background or Trade Finance experience 3 – 5 years
•    University degree and experience in a commercial bank, trade finance or commodity company.
•    Knowledge of commodity and trade finance instruments including letters of credit, bills of exchange, guarantees, ICC rules (UCP, URDG, ISP98, ISBBP, etc …)
•    Experience in emerging markets, and an understanding of different cultures is important.
•    Fluent English and Spanish. Portuguese would be a plus.

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Nearest Major Market: Miami

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