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Embracing New Challenges with Michael McCartin


Michael McCartin

Michael McCartin

About this episode

If you’re feeling comfortable in your treasury role, could it be time to move on? This week’s podcast guest thinks it’s definitely worth considering. His fast-paced career has seen him challenge himself across the globe in a number of different roles. On episode 271 of The Treasury Career Corner, we are joined by Michael McCartin, Director of Treasury at Curaleaf. Michael shares his exciting career journey, experiences working abroad and how he built a treasury function from the ground up. Plus, he talks about why communication is paramount (especially in remote roles) and his secrets behind building a solid reputation. Michael's treasury career first started as a Treasury Analyst with David’s Bridal in 2003 before a stint as Financial Analyst at Catapult Learning. Following a short time with Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Michael joined Preferred Sands as a Cash Accountant and then teamed up with Teva Pharmaceuticals as Senior Treasury Analyst, later working his way to the Treasury Manager role. Since 2018, Michael has managed treasury functions at SICOM Systems Inc., SUEZ, LifeScan and NOVAVAX INC. He currently works as Director of Treasury at Curaleaf, a New York-based cannabis company. On the podcast we discussed…
  • Michael’s treasury origin story
  • His transition from treasury analyst to group treasurer
  • The ups and downs of working abroad
  • How Michael adapted to remote working
  • Why no-one knowing your name means you’re succeeding
  • How his career hit new heights at Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Launching a treasury function from scratch
  • The importance of communication in treasury
  • The best ways to enhance your reputation
You can connect with Michael McCartin 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!