Treasury Cash Analyst @ Liberty Global

25/10/2018

Schiphol – Full-time

Looking for talented people.

Treasury Cash Analyst

    • Provide key support to a best in class Treasury team by acting as Back Office function, streamlining Treasury Operations processes, increasing efficiency and ensuring segregation of duties.
    • The Treasury Analyst will report to the Treasury Manager and provide support for Cash Management and Front Office activities by ensuring smooth functioning of the Back Office and maintaining a close relationship with internal departments e.g. AP/AR, Accounting, Cash Accounting, Financial Control, OpCos and external parties eg. banks.

Key Accountabilities

Treasury Back Office Duties, Including But Not Limited To

Daily Cash Management, Payments and Cash Forecasting 

    • Timely execution of Corporate Treasury settlements relating to interest, derivatives, FX deals, vendor financing, Intercompany transactions etc according to instructions from front office or business requirements
    • Optimal and tax efficient funding of (affiliates in) the group in consultation with tax, legal, accounting and control, in order to drive cash visibility and maintain optimal cash balances
    • Daily reconciliation of bank accounts in Treasury Management System
    • Responsibility for coordination of derivative contract confirmation process in relation to a total derivative portfolio exceeding USD 90bn in total value
    • Coordinating and assisting M&A and debt refinancing related funds flow activities and payments in excess of USD 20bn
    • Support the short term cash forecasting to ensure ample liquidity in the group and monitor OpCo cash forecasting process to be aligned with the Treasury Policy
    • Deployment of best practices in cash management to continuously improve the effectiveness of and aim for reduction in fees and bank account usage

Treasury Management and Payment Systems

Assisting in the future upgrade of the Treasury Management System and Request for Proposal related to Payment (Factory) Systems

Propose improvements to the payment end-to-end process, automation and digitalisation of payments, interoperability between systems and implementation of new technologies in order to facilitate real-time payments and mitigate the level of error and potential fraud

Compliance and Reporting

    • Maintenance and improvements of Treasury policies, guidelines and procedures, while building awareness and treasury knowledge in the wider group, i.e. corporate and affiliates
    • Ensuring adherence to the Treasury Policy from a cash management perspective by putting in place adequate controls on processes and procedures
    • Ensuring compliance of Back Office activities with SOX documentation/controls and formalization of work processes in work flow documentation
    • Maintenance of bank account documentation (regarding account opening, closures etc.)
    • Maintenance of Back Office database (bank account overviews, mandates, signatory lists etc.)

Other

    • Build strong and trusted relationship with banks and service providers to ensure sustainable relations that maximize support at minimum costs
    • Timely issue resolution with various counterparties
    • Deputising for Cash Manager and assistance in projects as required

Preferred education/ qualifications:

    • Bachelor (HBO) or University degree (WO)
    • Preferred degree: economics, finance or accounting
    • Other professional qualifications desirable

Knowledge & Experience

    • Approximately 3-5 years of working experience, preferably relevant treasury or banking experience
    • Experience with Treasury Management Systems (Quantum) an advantage
    • Meticulous person with high sense of detail, strong in project management and administration
    • Understanding settlement concepts such as value dating, correspondent banks, cut-off times, SWIFT etc
    • Fluent in English, verbal and written

Skills & Abilities

  • A proactive, hands-on and flexible work mentality
  • Self-starting problem solver with ability to run projects independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Assertive communicator (communication with Accounting, Legal, affiliates and senior management)
  • Experienced in financial markets participant interactions
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong team player, willing to contribute, team building
  • Attention to detail
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