Senior Trust Officer

Job Title: Senior Trust Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -042019-439121
Contact Name: Janice Chee
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 17:02

Job Description

Job Accountabilities

  • Maximise and develop the client relationship potential by reading trust deeds and related documents pertaining to trusts and companies
  • Act as a representative of the Trust company to beneficiaries, advisors, colleagues and staff
  • Authorize and commit the Trust Company on transactions
  • Maintain awareness of operational risk and identify possible problems to managers and staff
  • Takes an active role in contacting clients and resolving their concerns. Refers complex issues of judgment, ethics or compliance to management
  • Proactively organizes and meets principals and beneficiaries face-to-face and is responsible for the ongoing good client relationships. Exercises judgment in dealing with clients to ensure trusts and Bank policies are adhered to at all times.
  • Communicate with the VP, colleagues, officers, staff as required
  • Has an awareness of risks and takes action to limit exposure to risk
  • Ensure tasks assigned to team members have been completed expeditiously in order to meet deadlines.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management

Know-How/Competency Requirements

  • University degree & minimum five years relevant work experience in trust administration
  • TEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) designation would be an asset or a commitment to completion of the designation
  • Able to understand and interpret trust deeds, wills, bye-laws and all applicable/relevant legislation/guidelines relating to Trusts, Companies and Proceeds of Crime
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong understanding of investments and financial services
  • Good attention to detail
  • Maintain a professional image
  • Relevant language skills; for example Mandarin Chinese
  • Good understanding and awareness of business risks and related controls
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure
  • Good knowledge of Trust industry best practices, principles, and policies & procedures
  • Excellent client verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; and team, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and in the use of trust administration systems

EA Registration Number: R1871479
Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd. EA Licence Number: 16S8105