Episode 035 – The Challenges of Recruiting a Good Treasury Team with Susana Aristizabal

I’m thrilled to be joined by Susana Aristizabal, the Assistant Treasurer at Bombardier Transportation on this episode of The Treasury Career Corner podcast.

Susana Aristizabal is originally from Colombia. She holds a graduate diploma in International Business from McGill and an MBA from HEC Montreal. She is a Certified Treasury Professional (C.T.P.) and joined Bombardier in July 2005 as a member of the Corporate Treasury department. She moved to Zurich in October 2008 to head the Cash Management team, where she was responsible for the transportation bank account structure and governance of the payment traffic. Her role was expanded in 2011 to include FX risk management and hedge accounting.

Since 2012, Susana is the Assistant Treasurer overseeing Treasury operations, FX Risk Management, Cash Management and Treasury Controlling for the Transportation Group worldwide. Susana has worked as a management consultant for the banking industry in her home country and has years of experience as Lecturer of Treasury Management and Applied Corporate Finance at McGill University.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • Susana talks about her progression throughout her career and reveals why she has stayed with the same company for almost 14 years
  • What the CTP qualification is and if it’s a necessary qualification for a treasurer to have
  • Common challenges that a lot of treasury professionals face in their career
  • How to know if you’re equipped to enjoy a successful career in treasury
  • How millennials are impacting the industry
  • The importance of having the perseverance to overcome challenges in the workplace
  • Much, much more!

If you would like to get in touch with Susana, you can connect with her via her LinkedIn profile.

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2019-09-24T19:02:24+00:00February 19th, 2019|

Talking Treasury Careers

In this weekly podcast, I interview treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing.

Other areas we talk about include; Career highlights and lowlights. Where they got their big break? What do they see as key to their success? Where do their careers go from here? What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession?