Mastering Networking: Essential Tips for Introverted Treasury Professionals

2023-06-01T10:15:27+01:00May 31st, 2023|

Recently, I had the honour of hosting an AFP LIVE Webinar and shortly afterwards, I spoke at the Windy City Summit in Chicago. During the Q&A session that followed both sessions, I was asked some thought-provoking questions about; my experiences as a recruiter working with introverts as I was asked, "What are some of [...]

Moving into a career in treasury from accounting

2023-04-03T12:00:35+01:00March 30th, 2023|

If you work in accountancy and you’re considering moving into treasury, you're in luck! The skills you'll have honed in accountancy can be incredibly valuable in a treasury role, and the transition is definitely achievable. Skills such as financial analysis, attention to detail, and the ability to work with complex financial data are all transferable [...]

What salary range should a Treasury Manager expect across different regions globally?

2022-12-07T17:58:25+00:00December 7th, 2022|

Firstly, a lot of people do our Treasury Salary Survey. The survey is taken by Treasury professionals at all levels, and provides you data on entry level treasury salary ranges right through to Global Treasurer and everything in between. Some people come into the survey, and they say that they are a Treasurer but [...]

Key Q&As from the Corporate Treasury 101 podcast – (Episode 2)

2022-12-07T17:51:09+00:00December 7th, 2022|

I was interviewed by the brilliant Hussam Ali and Guillaume Jouvencel from Corporate Treasury 101 Podcast as part of their 4-episode feature series where we explore the different levels of Treasury.Below, you can read a few featured snippets from episode 2 of the series where we discuss the front, middle and back office functions, and [...]

What does a Treasury Manager actually do? – Q&A

2022-12-07T17:51:09+00:00December 7th, 2022|

Hussam Ali and Guillaume Jouvencel from Corporate Treasury 101 Podcast recently interviewed me as part of their 4-episode feature series where we explore the different levels of Treasury. We’ve dug out a few key talking points around the Treasury Manager role where we discuss what a treasury manager actually does, what makes a great Treasury [...]

What are the salary expectations for a new graduate going into treasury?

2023-05-10T12:46:01+01:00September 5th, 2022|

Q: Hussam Ali A: Mike Richards It varies widely across the different markets. But an interesting thing I think is, once you get into treasury it's highly valued and you are a valued member of staff. But actually, you can prove your worth quite rapidly as well. We've talked a bit about supply and demand, [...]

How to start out in Corporate Treasury as a Graduate – Q&A

2022-09-05T11:04:28+01:00September 5th, 2022|

Guillaume Jouvencel:We hear a lot about finance, banking and consulting in finance but with treasury it’s a bit more niche.So, how do you go about starting a career in treasury as a young graduate from Business School?Mike Richards:I think the first way is to try and find out about treasury. When I started in treasury [...]

Is remote working in Treasury management here to stay

2022-09-05T10:31:25+01:00July 7th, 2022|

Rewind two- and a-bit years to March 2020 and the pandemic forced everyone in Treasury and finance to pick up their belongings, vacate the office and start working remotely from home. There has been a steady return to the office since restrictions have lifted, with many treasury departments adopting a hybrid policy that allows [...]