Treasury Accountant

McGregor Boyall Associates Limited
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Activities

* Treasury

* Recommending investments based on cash requirements by entity, rates and diversification of portfolio to senior management for approval, and placing funds with counterparties.
* Preparing and posting all accounting entries related to investments.
* Calculating interest from investments, reconciling funds received against expected balances.
* Preparing and posting revaluation journals for Treasury assets.
* Reconciling bank accounts on a timely basis.
* Preparing management reporting information on a monthly and adhoc basis.
* Compiling Treasury Oversight Committee papers including stress testing analysis, foreign exchange exposure positions and investment proposals.
* Managing our clients foreign exchange exposures including placing FX orders for spot and forward dates.
* Maintaining hedge accounting documentation requirements, ensuring it is compliant with IAS39/IFRS9.
* Preparation of papers for the Board and sub committees.
* Assisting with oversight of the Accounts Payable function.

* Cash & Capital management

* Ensuring funding is in place in each entity to meet liquidity requirements.
* Reconciling bank accounts on a weekly and monthly basis.
* Preparing monthly cashflow forecasts by legal entity, using information gathered from the wider finance team and business as required.
* Ensure cash flow forecasts are in line with the business planning team and understand any discrepancies, using this to determine investment plans and capital structure.
* Monitoring and managing funds within the Treasury Investment Policy limits.

* Regulatory and counterparty reporting

* Preparing regulatory reports for the Fed and other US government agencies as required including BQ2 reporting.
* Providing information to Treasury counterparties related to FATCA and KYC requests as required.
* Managing the account opening processes with counterparties and building the accounts into internal controls and check.
* Monitor developments with ESMA and Dodd-Frank. Act on derivatives trading.
* Ensure all legal documentation is kept up to date for derivative counterparties.

Education & Qualifications

* Qualified accountant with broad accounting experience gained within Financial Services (Chartered ACA highly desirable).
* Exposure, experience and/or understanding of Treasury activity advantageous.
* Preferably trained within practice and moved into industry or banking upon qualification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Highly numeric with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
* Strong understanding of processes and controls.
* Able to meet deadlines with strong attention to detail.
* Sound commercial judgment.
* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with senior managers and external parties.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to produce reports and documentation of a high standard.
* Strong team player with an eagerness to work collaboratively.
* Strong Treasury experience gained from practical experience and/or exams.

Success factors

* Highly motivated.
* Able to work within a team, encourage collaborative behaviors and create an environment that supports continuous learning and improvement.
* Enthusiastic learner with strong analytical skills.
* Excellent attention to detail with ability to deliver under pressure.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
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