Treasury Trade Finance Analyst
Supports the Treasury Manager on project contract bonding requirements (letter of credit, surety bonds and other financial instruments). Works closely with business units and regions on contract support. Assists in determining the appropriate global strategy for optimizing global banking and liquidity structure and managing companywide risks. Plays a key role in executing approved strategies on a global basis and has responsibilities for maintaining global credit lines and monitoring counterparty credit risk.
- Works with global business units on identifying, quantifying, and forecasting backlog and new order book and associated bonding instruments. Utilizes financial instrument, including letters of credit, guarantees and sureties to mitigate company and project risks. Negotiates bi-lateral facilities with financial institutions and manages credit facilities to ensure capacity for upcoming projects. Responsible for LC and Surety requirement forecast and associated credit facility utilization and availability. Stays abreast of financial market developments by working with financial institutions, advisors and other sources. Supports the Treasury leadership team on financing and refinancing projects. Supports preparation of debt covenants compliance certificates to credit facility banks. Monitors, analyzes and reports bank fees. Ensures all financial instruments are captured in Treasury Systems and provides daily and monthly reporting. Liaises with domestic and international financial institutions in getting letters of Credit, guarantees and surety bonds issued. Resolves banking related issues that originate at the company. Leads and conducts meetings to cultivate relationships between the company and financial institutions. Supports Treasury technology and system implementation initiatives and related projects. Develops and maintains documentation of appropriate workflow and approval processes for SOX compliance. Prepares company dashboard reports and presentations of Treasury Operations-related activity.
- Education: Minimum BS in Finance accounting and/or Economics
Certifications/Licenses/Other: MBA, CTP or CFA preferred
- Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience. Job related experience for 3-5-year(s) minimum, preferably with a multi-national company or global investment bank. Strong knowledge of banking and financial markets. Must possess a strong financial risk management background including understanding the use of different financial instruments. Customer focused and comfortable working with global teams operating in different time zones. Strong analytical, modelling, problem solving, and negotiation skills. Strong systems skills, ERP (Oracle, SAP or others), e-banking platforms, Treasury Management System (Quantum or others) and/or Bloomberg systems experience, preferred. Strong organizational skills, must be able to work independently and support multiple individuals. Must have a high degree of self-initiative; must be results oriented. Must be able to perform effectively under tight deadlines with multiple priorities. Must be team oriented and able to thrive in a fast paced, changing environment.