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Treasury Analyst – International food, ingredients and retail group.

gb London Type iconPermanent Time iconPosted over 1 month ago

We are delighted to be supporting a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group in their search for a Treasury Analyst with a big focus around Funding and Liquidity. In this role, you’ll be instrumental in managing their capital structure, devising funding strategies at a divisional level, and cultivating strong partnerships with various business units throughout the organisation.

Despite the intricacies of their decentralized business model, they uphold a strong centralized Treasury approach. Based in London, with Group Treasury serving as the nerve centre of expertise, leading the charge in funding and financial risk management endeavours.

Key Responsibilities:

Business Partnership:

  • Conduct balance sheet assessments of business units, analyse divisional leverage, and review liquidity.
  • Evaluate the capital spending pipeline and business forecasts to anticipate upcoming funding needs.
  • Provide expert treasury guidance to various stakeholders including Group Finance, Group Tax, and Business Performance.
  • Assist in diverse treasury projects such as M&A, Corporate Finance, and systems enhancement.

Internal Financing:

  • Oversee funding requirements for the organization and its subsidiaries, ensuring optimal access to funds.
  • Develop funding strategies and execute funding activities for subsidiaries.
  • Monitor and manage intercompany lending limits with daily reporting.
  • Lead intercompany dividend activities and maintain records of intercompany lending.

External Financing:

  • Support external debt financing activities at both group and subsidiary levels.
  • Engage with credit rating agencies and manage external debt compliance obligations.
  • Maintain registers of guarantees and group credit facilities, seeking opportunities to minimize contingent liabilities and borrowing costs.
  • Assist in capital and debt market activities, including analysis and investor materials production.

Cash Management:

  • Serve as primary coverage for Treasury Office during holidays and absences.
  • Execute dealing requirements with the Group’s relationship banks to ensure optimal pricing and operational efficiency.
  • Manage daily FX exposures and optimize the utilization of surplus funds.
  • Conduct validation and review checks on dealing transactions within the Treasury Management System (TMS).

Working Capital:

  • Support the identification and implementation of working capital improvement initiatives across business units.
  • Governance, Controls & Reporting:
  • Generate periodic reports to facilitate funding decisions and foster engagement with businesses.
  • Lead year-end reviews of group credit facilities and guarantees.

Technology:

  • Assist in vendor selection, RFP, and implementation of a comprehensive debt management system.
  • Candidate Profile:

Candidate Requirements

  • Naturally curious with a passion for understanding what drives business success.
  • Possesses strong commercial acumen and analytical skills.
  • Adaptable with excellent interpersonal and influencing abilities.
  • Resilient, committed to delivering excellence in Treasury operations.
  • Ideally qualified as an Associate/Member of Corporate Treasurers Association or equivalent.
  • Brings finance experience, preferably gained within large international enterprises.

How to Apply

If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please email your CV to Craig Perkins via craig@treasuryrecruitment.com or call +44 203 603 4448 to discuss further.