Treasury Accountant

Location: Ballybrit, Galway, Ireland, Ireland
Date Posted: 07-15-2018
An opportunity to join a global medical devices company based in Galway.  The company has an excellent repuration locally as an employer and provides a vibrant and flexible working environment
 
Description
Due to ongoing expansion and development, the company seeks to recruit a Treasury Accountant, who will report to the International Financial Controller.    

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day treasury function in EME: will monitor daily / weekly cash flows, identifying foreign currency trading requirements which ensure adequate cash is available for trade payables and intercompany settlements. 
Will also have involvement in corporate financial planning projects.  

Responsibilities and Duties
•    Maintain and further develop best in class treasury processes, procedures, systems and control environment.
•    Lead cash management capability for managed entities.
•    Undertake day to day Back-Office treasury operations in line with approved treasury policies, procedures and controls.
•    Ensure all FX deals are correctly accounted for on the Treasury Management system – resolve all discrepancies.
•    Report monthly on all Treasury activities to the Financial Controller.
•    Preparation of cash forecasts and identifying excess cash in entities for repatriation to the US. 
•    Identify monthly FX hedging requirements.
•    Manage the banking relationship including user profiles with HSBC and local legacy banks.
•    Perform month end close for Treasury and preparation of cash variation memos as required.
•    Assist in preparation of financial instruments section of year-end financial statements, manage the external audit process and liaise with Auditors.
•    Support Corporate financial planning projects 
•    Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Requirements

•    A recognised accounting/treasury qualification with 5 to 7 yrs experience operating in a similar environment
•    Experience in business banking e-trading platform, Salmon Treasury Management System and Bloomberg an advantage
•    Excellent understanding of accounting standards and their application to treasury instruments
•    Excellent analytical & Financial Modelling Skills
•    Must be systematic and highly organised with an ability to work to tight deadlines and on own initiative
•    High degree of professionalism essential at all times 
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential 

Other:
•    Occasional travel may be required
•    Language skills an advantage
 
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