Treasury Manager job description & role information

For employers looking to fill a Treasury Manager vacancy, the following sample position description can help you to attract the best candidates for the role. By tailoring this position description according to your company's specific job requirements, you have an excellent interview tool for comparison purposes.

For job seekers looking for a Treasure Manager 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.

Role outline:

Typically reporting to the CFO or Financial Controller, the Treasury Manager is responsible for managing the organisation's treasury function. Generally found in larger, more geographically spread companies with international trading operations, the Treasury Manager protects the business against currency movements.

Typical job duties and responsibilities:

To efficiently measure and manage the treasury function, a Treasury Manager manages a team that performs a wide range of job duties and responsibilities. These include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and managing the organisation's bank relationships and liquidity management

  • Managing foreign currency exposure and foreign currency payments

  • Analysing various scenarios and risks and reporting to senior management 

  • Forecasting of medium and long-term funding and hedging requirements (if applicable)

  • Daily cash management

  • Debt facilities management

  • Interest rate risk management and development of risk mitigation strategies

  • Foreign exchange risk management and development of foreign exchange risk mitigation strategies

  • Team management

  • Preparing management and board reports

  • Liaising with senior management across the organisation

  • Supporting the month-end process where necessary

Skills and attributes:

The more common skills and attributes that are most required may include, but not be limited to:

  • Experience managing a Treasury Function

  • Understanding and experience of treasury accounting including FX, liquidity, cashflow and various financial instruments

  • Sound understanding of accounting principles

  • Strong understanding of financial markets, financial instruments and debt instruments

  • Knowledge of banking relationships and covenants

  • Ability to work autonomously and be part of the broader team

  • Appropriate handling of sensitive information

  • Excellent time management and organisational ability

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Strong client relationship management and customer service skills

  • Team player with the ability to communicate and coordinate with multiple parties

  • Intermediate to advanced computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages

Salary guide:

$120 - $150k + Super


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