Episode 045 – How to Fast-Track your Treasury Career with Topi Jokiranta

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work as the Head of Group Treasury for a company with €1 billion in turnover? Find out when you tune into this episode of the Treasury Career Corner Podcast, where I interview Topi Jokiranta, the Head of Group Treasury at Rettig Group Ltd.

Topi is currently the Head of Group Treasury for Rettig based in Finland, with overall responsibility for a multitude of things including treasury, overall FX and IR risk management, funding and financing of subsidiaries, repatriation and capital structure planning. But, his responsibilities don’t end there. Topi is also responsible for building the external funding strategy and execution for ongoing business as usual as well as M&A events and the development of treasury policies, treasury reporting, processes, and governance.

He’s a man who wears many hats and has experience working in London, Amsterdam, and Singapore. He holds a host of qualifications including a BBA Hons and HEAO Degree from Mercuria Business School (Vantaa, Finland) & Hogeschool Holland, majoring in Corporate Finance, an MBA in Finance from Aalto University in Finland and an Association of Corporate Treasurers (AMCT) qualification.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • How Topi got into treasury and an interesting overview of his career
  • How technology can assist and support the future development of treasury
  • Why you should take the AMCT if you want to pursue a successful treasury career
  • Advantages and disadvantages of working in PLC’s, Public and Private companies
  • The important role of ownership in a small treasury team or department
  • Why you should always seek to do something new and not repeat the same job with each career move

If you’d like to get in touch with Topi, you can connect and/or reach out to him via LinkedIn.

Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury?

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2019-04-26T09:51:43+00:00April 26th, 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?