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Treasury Operations Lead

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Closing date
Jul 15, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

Tamara is the leading shopping and payments platform in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region, with a mission to empower people in their daily lives and revolutionize how they shop, pay, and bank. The company was founded by serial entrepreneur Abdulmajeed Alsukhan along with his partners Turki Bin Zarah and Abdulmohsen Al Babtain. Tamara operates out of its headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and has offices in the UAE, Egypt, Germany, and Vietnam. Our large, dedicated team of professionals continues to grow as we expand our reach and impact.

Serving millions of users and partnering with thousands of merchants, Tamara collaborates with leading global and regional brands such as SHEIN, Jarir, noon, IKEA, H&M, and Farfetch, as well as local small and medium businesses. The company is backed by SNB Capital and Sanabil Investments, a wholly-owned company by the Public Investment Fund (PIF),, Coatue, Shorooq Partners, and Endeavor Catalyst, among others.

Your role

We're seeking a Treasury Operations Lead to join our team in Riyadh. As Treasury Operations Lead, you will be crucial in spearheading the strategic expansion of our liquidity and debt platform, contributing to its growth and market reach.

Drawing on your proficiency in financial operations and knowledge of banking systems you will be responsible for analyzing treasury & cash flow, managing day-to-day debt operations using capital management tools (internal & 3rd party), supported by the Debt Capital Lead, managing debt utilization and related requests in addition to debt investor reporting. e.

With a proven track record of managing simultaneous workstreams, a clear understanding of cash operations and the impact on liquidity management, you will use strong analytical and financial modeling skills to optimise treasury operations which ultimately provides the engine for Tamara to revolutionize the way millions of users shop, pay, and bank.

You are a driven, determined, curious team player, knowing that collective strength means we all win. With a positive outlook, you are solution-oriented, and persevere regardless of circumstances, always finding a way through, no matter the challenges.

You will effectively find a way to work with everyone through empathy and respect. You will be driven by curiosity and comfortable responding with urgency, and a clearability to change course without losing momentum and energy, overall ensuring we succeed together.

Your responsibilities

  • This role will be entrusted with key responsibility for supporting wider liquidity management including significant interaction with our all-star Finance operations team, providing an exciting opportunity to develop a strong understanding of Tamara's business from a unique perspective at the center of Treasury & Debt operations.
  • With support from the Debt Capital lead, you will take ownership of daily debt utilization, with a central role in monthly debt investor reporting on multiple credit facilities across KSA and UAE.
  • Using cutting edge software applications, you will perform data analysis and validation for collateral selection and covenant compliance whilst managing certain day-to-day treasury operations.
  • Supporting the Debt Capital Lead with ad-hoc data analysis and investor due diligence incl. a core position supporting both internal and external audit of the debt function and related training activities.
  • Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will build strong communication channels with the broader Finance dept. and colleagues in Risk, Credit, Product and Compliance functions.

Your expertise

  • Bachelor's degree in treasury, finance, accounting, business administration or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in a treasury/cash management role or back office at a financial institution, preferably with debt/loan capital markets operations exposure, and demonstrated experience overseeing and understanding corporate cash flows.
  • Clear understanding of cash operations and the impact on liquidity management, with an ability to influence decision making regarding treasury management.
  • Resilient character with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure.
  • Strong data analysis and financial modeling skills with great attention to detail; experience with financial databases and debt management software a plus.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and interact with various stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and financial modeling tools (e.g., Excel); experience with SQL is a plus, but not required.
  • Exposure to securitization and/or structured finance lending is highly desirable.
  • Must be fluent in Arabic & English.
  • Due to Saudization targets, we need to hire a Saudi national in this role

Join the revolution

Tamara is a vibrant hub of exceptional individuals worldwide, with over 40+ nationalities committed to working with the broadest talent pool possible. We're proud of the wealth of cultural backgrounds that shape our teams, ensuring every experience is acknowledged and celebrated.

We seek self driven individuals, fuelled by curiosity, ready to take control of their professional and personal development. We're creating a place where possibilities are for the taking through career mobility, mentoring and cross-border collaboration. This approach has earned us a spot as one of the competitive tech companies to work for.

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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