Colombia - Español

Finance KYC Specialist

Sofia, Bulgaria
Job Reference JR0073956
Professional Areas Finance
Function Accounting, Finance and Treasury
Years of Work Experience 0 - 3
Start date 2024-04-01

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Treasury department is opening a new position in Bulgaria to support several locations, namely Corporate entities (the NL), EMEA, North America and Southeast Asia, with some of their administrative duties.

5 persons are already working in the treasury department in Sofia, handling cash management, back office, trade finance and reporting activities.

This new position will be reporting to the EMEA Financing Manager, with a dotted line to the Senior Legal Counsel in charge of Global Financing and Legal Operations. He/She will mostly liaise internally with Regional Head of Treasury, Regional Financing Managers and Corporate Legal Teams around the world. The position also involves regular interactions with more than 100 banks.

Main Responsibilities:

Know Your Customer:

  • Upon request from the regional team (or when directly received from the bank), drafting of replies
  • Upon request from regional treasury team, update of HighQ users (HighQ is our KYC online platform for all Group entities)
  • Regular review/ update of HighQ KYC package of all legal entities in scope:

         - Follow-up with relevant people to obtain passport copies / utility bills and upload to HighQ

        - Follow-up with legal team to obtain up-to-date legal doc and upload to HighQ

  • Centralize usual compliance related questions and prepare standard answers

Intercompany loans:

  • Set up of a standard template agreement for IC loans, together with Legal team
  • Drafting of new IC loans / amendments based on the standard template, upon request from regional team, 
  • Follow-up of all IC loans (maturities, rate updates…) 

Letters of Comfort - support the person in charge of:

  • Follow-up of maturities
  • One month ahead of the expiry of a LOC, or upon request from Local / Regional team, launch the LOC process:

          - Check alignment between facility contract / systems / LOC  

         - Input request into SharePoint

         - Validation of draft with the local team/bank

  • Once approved, obtain the signature and:

        - Update follow-up file

       - Ensure that Quantum is properly updated

Experience:

  • Experience of 3-5 years in similar positions in banks or international corporate environment

Skills:

 

  • Excellent organizational skills with capacity to setup dashboards, formalized follow-ups, etc.
  • Impeccable communication skills, especially in writing
  • Clear understanding of regulatory rules and local specificities
  • Ability to work collaboratively across all areas while maintaining a high quality of work and effective work relationship
  • Self-motivated, detailed, ethical, reliable, personally committed to self-development and growth, ability to multi-task, service-oriented and team spirit are required

Languages:

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)

Education:

  • University degree in Finance/Economics or similar discipline

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.



We offer

- Competitive salary and benefits

- Private medical insurance

- Life insurance

- Flexible working

- Access to Training and Development 

- Food vouchers

- Transportation Allowance

- Sports card with 90/10 coverage

- 25 days annual leave

- Modern office in communicative location

- Fruits days in the office

- Hybrid model of working

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

Treasury department is opening a new position in Bulgaria to support several locations, namely Corporate entities (the NL), EMEA, North America and Southeast Asia, with some of their administrative duties.

5 persons are already working in the treasury department in Sofia, handling cash management, back office, trade finance and reporting activities.

This new position will be reporting to the EMEA Financing Manager, with a dotted line to the Senior Legal Counsel in charge of Global Financing and Legal Operations. He/She will mostly liaise internally with Regional Head of Treasury, Regional Financing Managers and Corporate Legal Teams around the world. The position also involves regular interactions with more than 100 banks.

Main Responsibilities:

Know Your Customer:

  • Upon request from the regional team (or when directly received from the bank), drafting of replies
  • Upon request from regional treasury team, update of HighQ users (HighQ is our KYC online platform for all Group entities)
  • Regular review/ update of HighQ KYC package of all legal entities in scope:

         - Follow-up with relevant people to obtain passport copies / utility bills and upload to HighQ

        - Follow-up with legal team to obtain up-to-date legal doc and upload to HighQ

  • Centralize usual compliance related questions and prepare standard answers

Intercompany loans:

  • Set up of a standard template agreement for IC loans, together with Legal team
  • Drafting of new IC loans / amendments based on the standard template, upon request from regional team, 
  • Follow-up of all IC loans (maturities, rate updates…) 

Letters of Comfort - support the person in charge of:

  • Follow-up of maturities
  • One month ahead of the expiry of a LOC, or upon request from Local / Regional team, launch the LOC process:

          - Check alignment between facility contract / systems / LOC  

         - Input request into SharePoint

         - Validation of draft with the local team/bank

  • Once approved, obtain the signature and:

        - Update follow-up file

       - Ensure that Quantum is properly updated


Experience

Experience:

  • Experience of 3-5 years in similar positions in banks or international corporate environment

Skills:

 

  • Excellent organizational skills with capacity to setup dashboards, formalized follow-ups, etc.
  • Impeccable communication skills, especially in writing
  • Clear understanding of regulatory rules and local specificities
  • Ability to work collaboratively across all areas while maintaining a high quality of work and effective work relationship
  • Self-motivated, detailed, ethical, reliable, personally committed to self-development and growth, ability to multi-task, service-oriented and team spirit are required

Additional Information

Languages:

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)

Education:

  • University degree in Finance/Economics or similar discipline

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.



We offer

- Competitive salary and benefits

- Private medical insurance

- Life insurance

- Flexible working

- Access to Training and Development 

- Food vouchers

- Transportation Allowance

- Sports card with 90/10 coverage

- 25 days annual leave

- Modern office in communicative location

- Fruits days in the office

- Hybrid model of working