Finance Analyst / Treasury @ Trafigura


Budel – Full-time

The Finance Analyst reports to the Finance Manager. The Treasury department plays a vital role in the Group’s success; managing the Group’s corporate facilities, intercompany lending, liquidity forecasting and FX risk management. The Treasury department is responsible to ensure that the group has the day-to-day capacity to meet its payment obligations and funding needs, and to ensure that it is managing a number of financial risks that may arise.

Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with banks for daily loan management, trade finance facilities, issuance of guarantees, issuance of letters of credit
  • Borrowing base reports, compliance with bank facilities covenants
  • Credit risk management: credit lines to customers, payment terms
  • Factoring, credit insurance
  • Discounting of trade receivables to manage the working capital cycle
  • Checking of commercial contracts for workability from finance perspective

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • 2 – 5 years of experience in finance department, treasury or banking (trade finance, corporate finance)
  • Previous experience in the commodity industry is highly desired (commodity trading, mining or smelting) and/or trade related
  • Very strong academic background, educated to degree level with a specialism in finance/economics/commodities preferred
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Numerically minded
  • Objectives focused, ability to handle multiple objectives efficiently
  • Proactive and Solution orientated
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • Strong/resolute personality
  • Adaptable with ability to take on ideas and concepts in a short period of time
  • Accuracy with speed, attention to detail
  • Able to cope in a highly pressured and demanding environment and handle high volumes of work

Key Relationships

Accounting Department, IT, Compliance, Operations, Senior Finance Management, Traders, Cash management banks, Facility Agents and Program Banks, Financing Banks and Institutions, Legal Advisers


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