Back to all episodes

Finding Supportive Mentors in Treasury with Francisco De Barros


About this episode

The growth of a treasury career takes determination, and a supportive boss or mentor can help propel your career to new heights.

On this episode of The Treasury Career Corner, we are joined by Francisco De Barros, Assistant Treasurer at Ingersoll Rand.

Francisco explains how mentors and managers helped propel his career to new heights and why it’s important to push yourself and find growth opportunities in treasury.

Plus, he explores the differences between each of his roles, moving abroad and his views on technology in treasury.

Francisco is a seasoned treasury and finance professional with experience in trade finance, FX management, cash management and capital markets.

After interning at GE Money, Francisco began his career at Tyco International, starting as a Corporate Auditor before progressing to Treasury Manager of Global Liquidity. He later switched to an FP&A Management role before returning to treasury.

He joined AbbVie, working in multiple treasury roles until March 2021 when he moved to Assistant Treasurer at Ingersoll Rand.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • Francisco’s first moves into finance
  • Switching from treasury to FP&A and back
  • How mentors helped push his career forward
  • How treasury teams should use technology
  • The differences between his treasury roles
  • The importance of pushing yourself
  • Looking for opportunities to grow
  • Why mentorship is key to success

You can connect with Francisco De Barros on LinkedIn.

Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?

Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. Find out more here. Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move!

If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts click here!

If you’re interested in learning more about the fundamental pillars of treasury, download my free Corporate Treasury eBook by clicking here!