Job Description & Role Information
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For job seekers looking for a Treasure Accountant role, this job description details what the role may involve and what skills and experience are required to give you the best chance of securing the position.
Typically reporting to the Treasury Manager or Financial Controller, the Treasury Accountant assists the business in managing its treasury function. Generally found in larger, more geographically spread companies with international trading operations, the Treasury Accountant protects the business against currency movements.
Typical job duties and responsibilities:
To efficiently manage the treasury function, a Treasury Accountant performs a wide range of job duties and responsibilities. These may include but are not limited to:
Liquidity management for the organisation
Managing and reporting on the Foreign currency exposure of the organisation
Processing foreign currency payments
Conducting scenario and risk analysis
Forecasting of medium and long- term funding and hedging requirements where applicable
Daily cash management and debt facilities reporting
Interest rate risk management
Development of risk mitigation strategies, including foreign exchange risk strategies
Preparation of management reports
Liaison with senior management across the organisation
Support the month end process where necessary
Skills and attributes:
The more common skills and attributes that are most needed for this role may include:
Understanding and experience of Treasury Accounting inlcuding foreign exchange, liquidity, cashflow and various Financial Instruments
Solid understanding of accounting principles
Ability to work autonomously and as part of the broader team
Appropriate handling of sensitive information
Strong varied experience with accounting software
Team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate with multiple parties
Good understanding of financial markets, financial instruments and debt
Strong knowledge of banking relationships and covenants
Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages
$70 - 140K + Super
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