Analyst - Global Trade/Supply Chain

City National Bank

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

$34.55-55.19 (hourly)

Global Transportation/Logistics


Nov 6



This role allows an individual to develop skills over time for a successful career within the company and to pursue more senior roles within IBTF. This position supports all of the business units and senior bankers within International Banking and Trade Finance (IBTF) which include Structured Trade Finance, Traditional Trade, Supply Chain Finance and Correspondent Banking. The colleague in this role will learn and begin to utilize knowledge of all the product and client solutions offered by IBTF including: Trade Loan and Acceptance Financing, Supply Chain Finance and Receivables Discounting, Export / Export Credit Agency finance, structuring risk mitigation solutions, Commercial Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit, and Guarantees. You will also participate in the end-to-end ownership and servicing of clients that utilize these products and services. Additionally, this position allows you to join and participate in client meetings and presentations as well as internal meetings and discussions with credit and risk management executives, international trade operations, legal, compliance/BSA, Capital Markets middle office and other stakeholders. You will also get hands-on experience pricing trade loans (and the Loan Pricer model) and opportunities, providing advice and support on a technical level to relationship managers and clients. Other activities include learning how to analyze and underwrite global financial institutions and assess emerging market political, economic, and banking system risks. Some loan and financial modeling, data analysis and building and maintaining reports for senior management is also part of the position

Specialty Banking Division

As a member of the Specialty Banking group, you will help to bring extensive industry knowledge to commercial clients in specialized segments and deliver an unmatched level of service. Specialty Banking is comprised of several teams of experienced bankers with niche market knowledge and niche financial proficiency, promoting solutions rather than products.


  • Building and maintaining business relationships with relationship managers, credit, operations, compliance, risk management, product management and other key stakeholders to IBTF.
  • Provides pricing support to sales colleagues and IBFT colleagues to secure maximum profitability.
  • Learn the fundamentals of the Trade and Supply Chain Finance business
  • Analyzes various trade and export finance market trends, research various industry segments to identify potential opportunities to pitch IBTF products and services. Analyzes, interprets and communicates market developments and trends to salespersons, relationship managers, and assigned client portfolio.
  • Utilize available resources to assist the sales specialists, managers and IBTF manager in making sound credit and risk management decisions and recommendations as well as preparing and delivering clients pitches, presentations and the broader IBTF strategy
  • Build skills in sales origination and closing trade and export finance transactions
  • Expand understanding of credit underwriting deals where a trade or supply chain finance facility is part of the credit package to a client
  • Manage all aspects of structuring, negotiating and transaction execution and management including, adherence to portfolio monitoring and escalation as per established processes within agreed Risk and Control frameworks. With supervision from the Structured Trade Finance (STF) Manager, work with trade credit insurance brokers and other insurers and guarantors to source trade credit insurance, including its availability and pricing, manage payment of insurer premiums, obtain LC outstanding from Trade Operations and look for trends for sales specialists, and generate reports and send to brokers or insurers, effect payment to brokers/insurers
  • EXIM Working Capital Guarantee Program - Partner with STF Manager to prepare standard documentation for new and renewed WCG loans, utilize the EXIM Electronic Loan Management System (ELMS) to process new and renewed WCG loans, partner with STF Manager to respond to EXIM requests for documentation / information associated with EXIM Delegated Authority Lender Portfolio Examinations.
  • Maintain STF / Trade / SCF files in the International Shared Drive
  • Completes all special projects as requested.



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 1 years banking experience
  • Minimum 1 years financial analysis/underwriting experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Must have excellent verbal/written communication skills sufficient to interact with all levels of bank personnel and customers required.
  • Understanding of international trade policy an the impact it has on various types of economies
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Computer literacy required including market transaction systems approved by CNB


Starting base salary: $34.55 - $55.19 per hour. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. This job is eligible for bonus and/or commissions.

  • To be considered for this position you must meet at least these basic qualifications

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


City National Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


We start with a basic premise: Business is personal. Since day one we've always gone further than the competition to help our clients, colleagues and community flourish. City National Bank was founded in 1954 by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and that legacy of integrity, community and unparalleled client relationships continues to drive phenomenal growth today. City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies.

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