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Treasury Analyst

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Job Title: Treasury Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Contact Name: Ben Cheema
Contact Email: bcheema@lawsonchase.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

Seeking: Treasury Analyst to join a leading London based insurance and financial management company. You will be responsible for day-to-day trade activities, operational cash management and forecasting for assets managed by the Investment Management department.

 

About The Role

This role is to support Front Office trading activity, ensuring timely settlement of all trades.  In addition there is the responsibility to produce reporting within a short timeframe for team members who are responsible for liquidity management.  Close relationships will need to be maintained with external counterparties who are involved in any trading activity including Treasury functions and Finance teams across the Group, and as such the holder is expected to work collaboratively with these functions.  The holder must have a strong sense of accountability and ownership of assigned work and be able to deliver results under tight deadlines showing flexibility and initiative when required.

 

Key Responsibilities

Trade support

  • Preparation of Investments instructions and obtaining the necessary authorisation. To liaise with the transfer agency regarding movements in/out of the funds.

  • Instructions to be executed within set deadlines,  ensuring contract notes and Nav pricing is received and interfaced with the Treasury management system

  • Processing & reconciling Futures margins with brokers, agreeing movements or investigating any discrepancies

  • Responsible for the OTC collateral process using a collateral management system, liaising with external counterparties on a daily basis agreeing movements  If required, incorporating any OTC collateral management work is carried out by the transfer agency

  • Ensuring all derivative activity has been processed in accordance with procedures and regulatory requirements i.e. confirmation matching & Emir reporting.  Investigating trade breaks

  • End of day reporting to stakeholders

Cash and liquidity management; cashflow forecasting – provide cover as required

  • Management of daily cash flows and positions for all accounts

  • Regular discussions with other departments and incorporating known inflows/outflow into our cashflow models

  • Processing of Treasury payments via banking systems and swift portal as required

  • Liaising with the transfer agency, incorporating known cash movements into the daily process

  • Working with colleagues to incorporate treasury activities which are currently done overseas into the London cash management process  

  • Advising the treasury manager of any liquidity requirements so that appropriate action can be taken

  • Participate in the maintenance of updates for the TMS, banking systems and other treasury records in accordance with internal, regulatory and audit requirements.

Regulation and Audit

  • To comply with appropriate regulations and internal rules at all times.  To follow procedures according to IM Manuals and help to maintain departmental manuals accordingly.

BCP

  • To participate in regular testing to develop a robust business continuity plan for the function .

 

Key Competencies

  • Drive: Being resilient, delivering results, demonstrating confidence and courage, sharing success, raising standards, taking personal accountability

  • Judgement: Strategic thinking, integrity, problem solving, decision making, agile and innovative thinking

  • Leadership: Empowering others, engaging and inspiring each other, building capability, being visible, enabling change

  • Commercial Acumen: Creating value for clients, understanding the external environment, international breadth, negotiating, managing risk, disciplined execution

  • Partnership: Building relationships, leveraging collective efforts and collaboration, creating an inclusive environment, influencing, communicating effectively

  • Client Service: Being accessible and proactive, building trusted relationships, developing client insight, ensuring fair outcomes

 

Person Specification

  • Demonstrates a good understanding of Financial instruments and Liquidity management

  • Ability to identify and understand the risk associated with their role, and when escalation is needed

  • Advanced Excel Skills/ /Bloomberg/Avantgard Integrity knowledge or another Treasury system would be preferential

  • Ability to communicate difficult concepts in a clear and concise way

  • Experience or knowledge of collateral management, issuing and dealing margin calls

Ref: | Published: 25 Jan 2019