• Rotterdam
  • 40 uur
  • WO
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Trade Finance Analyst VARO

  • 27 maart 2019
  • Rotterdam
  • 40 uur
  • WO


  • 27 maart 2019
  • vacaturenummer: 9064303

We are looking for a Trade Finance Analyst to join the Credit Team of VARO Energy based in Rotterdam. The
main focus of the Trade Finance Analyst will be to ensure operational respsonsibility regarding group wide
payment instruments on a cost and process efficient basis in an independent manner.
The Credit Team has a centralized position within the VARO group and due to the departure of one of our valued
colleagues, requires a new enthusiastic colleague who is eager to further develop the activitites within the
organization. You will be joining a team of five members (including the vacancy), with the main goal of building a zero loss track
The total group portfolio managed by the team includes 5000+ customers with a continuous outstanding of USD
750M. One of the main objectives is to position ourselves as a partner of our commercial business, by adding
value in terms of risk analysis and cash flow optimizations. As the Trade Finance Analyst you will be responsible for the the operational Trade Finance management activities. You will align processes within the group, negotiate finance instruments with banks and trade finance
instruments with counterparties. You will advice on credit risk on counterparty level and assume responsibility of
VARO bad debt track record on portfolio level.You discuss credit risk on counterparty level. You monitor the Trade Finance Costs levels and analyse the P&L. You will participate in projects end initiate improvements.
The team has a strong focus on improving processes in terms of efficiency and effectivity, a similar mindset is
expected from you. In order to comply with the content of the job the ideal candidate has strong analytical skills, is able to take
decisions and communicate them combined with a financial focus to support this.

You will report directly to the Group Credit Manager and will be part of the larger Credit and Treasury department
which consists of five colleagues in Rotterdam and five colleagues in Cham, Switzerland.


The successful candidate has:
 Min. 2 years’ experience in the oil industry with trade finance affinity
 Graduated studies with a Master’s degree preferably in Science.
 Affinity with financial analysis and credit management
 A post-master with specialization on Trade Finance is considered an advantage
 Excellent command of Dutch and English language, both written and verbally.

The ideal candidate will also be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
 Brief understanding of both financial and legal risks (single and correlated)
 Understanding of business risk (Oil & Gas)
 Build relationships with stakeholders
 Responsible
 Critical mindset with passion for improvement
 A solution oriented mindset
 Responsible; reliable and accurate
 You present yourself as a pro-active and hands-on person
 Eager to learn and develop yourself to become one of the core strengths within the team.
 Strong communication skills


Salary: 3000 bruto for a WO-candidate with 2 years experience
Fulltime: 40 hours p/w
13th month
Holidays: 27 days
Holidayfee: 8%


VARO is a young, dynamic energy company, which was founded in Switzerland in
2012. Our core competencies are refining, storage and distribution of oil products to
wholesale and retail in Benelux, France, Germany and Switzerland.
We source crude oil for our refineries in Bavaria, Germany, and Cressier,
Switzerland, where we manufacture products such as gasoline, diesel or heating oil.
Then, we transport, store and distribute them to our customers in Benelux, France,
Germany and Switzerland. We deploy risk management strategies to optimise the
value of these assets and flows.
Varo is investing in this market by building a network of refineries, storage tanks and
distribution channels to secure the reliable supply of oil products for heating,
transportation, construction and the petrochemical industry in North West Europe.
Most importantly, we are an established and experienced refiner. We know that no
matter what we do, operating safely and behaving responsibly in the communities
we work in is an unconditional priority.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Susan van Hooijdonk via telefoonnummer 0625561828

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