Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing wholesale and retail banking, leasing, real estate services, and renewable energy project finance. Founded over a century ago by Dutch farmers as a banking cooperative, Rabobank today is one of the largest banks in the world, with nearly $1 trillion in assets and operations in more than 45 countries, and ranks among the 10 safest banks in the world (per Global Finance “World’s 50 Safest Banks” April 2013). Through its tremendous financial strength and global network, Rabobank has the tremendous resources, broad international reach, and flexibility to deliver innovative, robust solutions and knowledgeable counsel wherever and whenever our clients require.
Headquartered in The Netherlands, Rabobank Group was founded by Dutch farmers in the 1890s, as a collection of small cooperative banks to serve their rural communities. The cooperative model was designed to provide a fair and reliable source of credit to local customers, through a system of shared liabilities, pooled resources, and reservation of profits. Throughout the 20th century, Rabobank expanded its business scope and geographic presence, adding a broader range of banking and financial services to meet the needs of customers in the Netherlands and internationally, while maintaining its cooperative structure and principles.
Internationally, Rabobank is the premier bank to the global food and agriculture industry, helping finance the growth and success of farmers, ranchers, and food, beverage, and agribusiness companies around the world. Rabobank’s agricultural knowledge is unparalleled and its bankers are experts in their fields, delivering a combination of local market insight, global perspective, and deep sector knowledge that is unmatched.
In North America, Rabobank has 9 offices and provides wholesale banking products and services tailored to clients in the food and agribusiness and renewable energy sectors:
• Lending and Credit
• Trade and Commodity Finance
• Acquisition Finance
• Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Finance
• Global Client Solutions
• Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory
• Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory
• Capital Markets
The Transaction Manager ensures that transactions are carried out in accordance with credit approvals. Monitors transactions and assesses the quality and value of the collateral to ensure that it is maintained on an ongoing basis within the credit parameters as approved.
Monitor liabilities and collateral under borrowing base, ownership based, transactional and clean (unsecured) facilities. Maintain contact with transaction counterparties (clients, shippers, forwarders, warehouse operators, off-takers, other internal departments, etc.) and give relevant authorizations regarding the release/movement of any goods held by the bank as collateral. Maintain position reports per customer detailing exposure, collateral and outstanding transactions to ensure proper allocation in accordance with the approved facility terms. Asses the quality, value and acceptability of collateral provided in line with the approved facility parameters and control the movement and disposal of collateral as required under the approved facility loans. Report positions (per obligor, group, and market) to Global TCF. Collect and collate drawdown information required to process client’s individual transactions. Ensure utilization requests from clients fall within the agreed credit parameters and provide authorizations for each transaction to the back office. Assist with establishing detailed operating rules, procedures and parameters, including administrative organization and internal control (AOIC). Obtain prior credit approval for any transactions which fall outside the agreed facility parameters. Alert RM and risk management of any deterioration in the bank’s credit risk position and any adverse market conditions.
1. Knowledge of Trade and Commodity Finance products, and Loan administration/Corporate Services.
2. Legal and Facility documentation – Interpretation and administration
3. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.
4. High organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
5. Ability to work under pressure.
Understanding and interpretation of Rabobank credit applications and legal documentation, (, reporting requirements, collateral documentation, and electronic term sheets. Analysis of financial covenant and borrowing base trends for the NY office. Processes associated with Risk mitigation for BIS II.
Has good working knowledge of processing and accounting for all risk mitigation data and collateral management, Timely and accurate performance of assigned tasks. Contributes to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the area. Represents the Bank with courtesy, tact, efficiency and quality in dealing with customers, risk managers and other departments
Ability to work well with all members of the Bank. Flexible to changing situations.
Plans and organizes own work, uses time effectively, sets appropriate priorities, and anticipates business needs.
Ability to understand complex legal documentation. Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written).
Process information logically by applying objective criteria while assessing the information on the Term Sheets and other related documents
Pinpoints and analyzes collateral trends. Ability to interpret and apply credit and compliance policies in a middle office environment.
As a cooperative bank, Rabobank builds long-term relationships with our customers and our employees. We are close financial “partners” to our clients, focused on serving their needs. Our culture is one of collaboration and teamwork, with strong commitment to fostering sustainable employee-bank relationships.
Rabobank New York Branch offers a comprehensive benefits program that is among the finest in the industry featuring: Medical/Dental/Vision Plans; Defined Contribution (401k) Plan With Employer Match; Paid Vacation based on position and length of service; Life and Disability Insurance; Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Plans; Transportation Reimbursement Incentive Plan; Educational Assistance Program. Also offering Portable Voluntary Benefits including Pet Insurance; Automobile and Homeowner’s Insurance; Cancer Protection Plan; Legal Insurance Plan; Optional Life and Disability Insurance.
Rabobank - 14 months ago
Rabobank Group has its roots deep in Dutch soil. Founded as a cooperative of Dutch agricultural banks in 1898, the company has some 140...