Our client is a global leader in fibre-based specialty materials in the search for a Treasury Controller (Middle Office) based in Helsinki. 

The Role

Our client is looking at strengthening its Treasury and Risk function. As part of this journey, they are looking for a talented individual to take ownership of our Treasury Controlling / Middle Office activities. In this role you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your expertise in the field of Treasury Controlling within a global corporate environment.

To be successful, you will be the lynch pin between Treasury, (Hedge) Accounting, and other internal and external stakeholders as needed. From a Middle Office perspective, you will further ensure that all internal governance principles are upheld, prepare periodic external and management reporting, and drive Continuous Improvement of all related Treasury Middle Office processes, documentation, and related systems & tools in the company.

You will also focus on hedge accounting processes, valuations, and reporting, and support on transfer topics.

The Treasury Controller is a key member of the Treasury team, and will report to the  Group Treasurer & Chief Risk Officer

Key Accountabilities

  • Management reporting of financial items;
    • Liquidity report
    • Treasury Policy compliance
    • Financial items follow-up
  • Quarterly and year-end reporting of financial items
  • Support the preparation of Annual Plans, cash & liquidity forecasts, and ad hoc calculations.
  • Loan covenant calculations
  • Hedge accounting valuations and reporting
  • Providing guidance and advisory on relevant Treasury Controlling / MO matters
  • Working closely with the rest of the Treasury and Risk team and identifying Continuous Improvement opportunities within all areas of responsibility.
  • Actively taking part in Treasury and Risk Management projects, and performing other duties as directed.
  • Support management of the Group’s Pension Plans
  • Close cooperation with, and ideally providing backfill for, the Energy & Commodity Risk Controller role, which focuses on systems, technology, reporting, and compliance / governance aspects related to Energy & Commodity hedging activities

The Candidate

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, supplemented with at least 3 / ideally 5+ years of relevant experience in a Treasury Controller / Middle Office role in a corporate or banking environment.
  • Solid understanding of Financial Statements, especially Treasury related items incl. Hedge Accounting, and related policies, frameworks, and best practices.
  • Technologically astute, able to interpret comprehensive sets of data, and to work with relevant software applications (e.g. SAP, HFM, Power BI, Treasury solutions).
  • Teamworking, as well as advanced (verbal and written) communication skills to coordinate and drive alignment, and safeguard governance principles, between stakeholders in various parts of the organization.
  • Excellent mathematical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

How to Apply

 If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please email your CV to Katie Hardie via katie@treasuryrecruitment.com

Tagged as: middle office, Treasury Controller

To apply for this job email your details to katie@treasuryrecruitment.com.