U.S. Bank Standby Letter of Credit Drafter/Specialist II in Hartford, Connecticut
At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.
Responsible for providing consultation and guidance regarding standby letter of credit services provided by Global Trade and Standby Services to Global Trade and Standby Services staff, clients and business partners in addition to performing a variety of duties relating to the processing of transactions necessary to support the banks standby letter of credit portfolio in accordance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures. Services include issuing, amending, advising, confirming and releasing standby letters of credit accordance with organizational policies and guidelines.
• Structure Standby Letter of Credit terms and text to meet the needs of specific client transactions.
•Capable of drafting the more complex Standby Letters of Credit including Syndicated Letters of Credit, Direct-Pay Letters of Credit supporting Industrial Revenue Bonds, Counter and Counter-Counter Standby Letters or Credit.
• Ensures needed regulatory compliance and credit approvals are obtained prior to issuing and/or releasing Standby LCs.
• Examines documents for payment under Standby Letters of Credit for compliance with Letter of Credit terms.
• Works closely with Relationship Managers, clients, beneficiaries, internal and external Counsel as needed to structure and finalize complex Standby Letters of Credit
• Advises management on developments that impact the department
High school diploma or equivalent
Six or more years of relevant work experience
Advanced knowledge of specific international banking products, payment services, foreign exchange and general bank operating policies and procedures
Strong problem-solving and client servicing skills
Ability to identify and resolve/escalate complex problems with minimal guidance
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Proficient computer navigation skills using a variety of software packages including Microsoft Office applications
If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .
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Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):
Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)
Basic term and optional term life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability
Pregnancy disability and parental leave
401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan
Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)
Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities
Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law
EEO is the Law
U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) EEO poster.
U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .
The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, US Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401k contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $76,840.00 - $90,400.00 - $99,440.00
U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.