The role of a Treasury Analyst is an essential part of any treasury function and is highly sought after within the treasury profession offering fantastic opportunities to work with some of the most recognisable brands across a variety of industries. While the day-to-day responsibilities will vary from business to business, a Treasury Analyst is responsible for the cashbook and funding recording and reconciliations, daily processing & reporting of transactions as well as supporting with cash flow forecasting and management.
A Treasury Analyst typically reports into the Treasury Manager, so confidence and self-belief are characteristics that are required. Typical responsibilities can include:
- Report on a daily basis the Group cash balances via the electronic banking system
- Efficiently manage and monitor excess funds according to the treasury policy and to control payment runs ensuring they are correctly uploaded to the banking system and authorised in line with the financial regulations.
- Responsible for updating the Group’s cashflow reports
- Assist the Head of Treasury in the production of the Annual Group Budget and Forecast.
- To prepare regulatory and funders returns for review by the Head of Treasury.
What expertise is required?
Ideally, a Treasury Analyst will be studying towards a professional Treasury qualification. Experience of cash management, intermediate excel skills and an understanding of concepts of forecasting are usually required
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London is one of the world’s great cities, offering both a modern lifestyle and history dating back to Roman times. The City ‘square mile’ is recognised as one of the leading global financial centres and is the European base for many multi-national corporations. Accordingly, opportunities for tax professionals to be involved in cutting-edge/international matters are exceptional.
London is the epi-centre of the UK economy, with the majority of corporate headquarters and financial institutions being based in the Square Mile, Canary Wharf or the Thames Valley (the traditional home for large corporations needing extensive space to house their vast workforce).
London can cater to all tastes and interests. The city is a leading centre for the arts including the West End’s world famous theatrical productions, Covent Garden’s opera and ballet and the various internationally renowned art galleries. London also offers an array of bars, restaurants and clubs.
London’s transport network is one of the most comprehensive in the world and there are great connections around the country and to cities across the UK. There are new high speed rail links to the north as well as coastal regions which includes a link to Ashford with connections to the Eurostar for Calais and Brussels. Gatwick and Heathrow are easily accessible from the centre of London, with no frills’ airlines offering low cost flights to many European destinations, making it affordable and easy to take short breaks on the Continent.