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Head of Treasury with a global listed conglomerate (listed on SGX)

Employer
The Cap Consulting Group Pte Ltd
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
-
Closing date
Jul 11, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
  • Minimum 10 to 15 years' experience in treasury gained with large listed companies or MNCs
  • Strong preference for candidates with industrial / manufacturing and SGX public listed company experience
  • Has the added engagement experience with SGX, with good debt and capital markets experience.

Our client is a renowned and global leader in its sector. For this leadership role, you will head up the Group Treasury function and manage a team of treasury professionals. This role reports to the Group CFO based in Singapore.

Responsibilities

Treasury Strategy and Management
  • Directs global treasury policy, strategy and activities relating to banking partners, borrowings, placements, foreign exchange hedging, interest rate hedging and operational cash management.
  • Researches developments and best practices related to treasury requirements and develops most effective hedging strategy to minimise company's exposure to market fluctuations from foreign exchange and interest rate.
  • Oversees company's limits with banks and credit ratings of banks in accordance with treasury policies, validating forecasted cash flow positions and related borrowing needs on a rolling 12-month basis.
  • Oversees collaboration with internal and external auditors on internal controls and risk management for all treasury activities.
  • Maintains banking relationships and leverage on company's credit standing in evaluating fund raising options and project financing.

Cash Flow and Liquidity Management
  • Defines strategy for optimising, company's cash balances through cash management, cash pooling, yield optimisation, intercompany borrowing and lending.
  • Oversees team's collaboration with Accounts Payable and Payroll for consolidation of data for cash flow monitoring and forecasting, liaising with Finance Partner on following up with customers' payments when required.
  • Drives team's monitoring and preparation of company's cash flow forecast to ensure availability of funds for investments and implements cash management systems to optimise efficiencies.
  • Oversees the management of company's liquidity risk across all locations and manages liquidity planning, monitoring and liquidity profiling.
  • Oversees negotiation of interest rates and tenure of loan with various banks with whom there are short term loan agreements, depending on the requirement to raise money.
  • Oversees foreign exchange / interest rates negotiations and transactions, and tenure of loan with various banks with whom there are short term loan agreements, fixed deposits and interest rate swaps.
  • Oversees preparation of drawdown letters and ensures necessary approvals are obtained from management.

Investment & Risk Management
  • Oversees treasury team in investment options / financial instruments and ensures that they are in line with company's treasury objectives, providing advice on investment of surplus funds in approved list of financial instruments.
  • Drives the development of long-term and short-term investment strategies, making amendment to investment policies based on changing market conditions while assessing risk / return trade-offs.
  • Oversees transaction costs and investment portfolio for company and advises on investment for the overseas' premises/assets.
  • Develops and reviews trading process and guidelines on the foreign and domestic currency market, collaborating with senior management in formulating investment strategies based on financial market conditions.
  • Oversees the communication and coordination with shortlisted banks or financial institutions, obtaining terms of hedging instruments, introducing upcoming projects and to provide clarifications on queries from banks or Fls.
  • Directs team in hedging activities to mitigate financial risks relating to interest rates on company's borrowings / foreign exchange positions and monitors to ensure identified hedging opportunities are within defined risk tolerance.

Fund Management and Reporting
  • Oversees the preparation of daily funds statement based on the funds requirement of all large value cheques issued.
  • Monitors bank statements to assess whether there are surplus funds or if there is a need to borrow funds (e.g. short term and long term borrowings along with the average rate of borrowings, funds placed both domestic and international with the average rate of return, net borrowings, etc.)
  • Reviews reports (e.g. Bank exposure reports, debt reports, facilities & utilisation reports, forecast & forward reports, etc.) and schedules pertaining to long and short term deposits placed and borrowed
  • Monitor's treasury team's calculation of interest on loans borrowed and on deposits placed (i.e. interest paid / accrued)

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy / Finance or equivalent. Postgraduate Degree in Accountancy or Finance will be added advantage.
  • Minimum 10 to 15 years' experience in treasury gained with large listed companies
  • Added professional certifications such as CPA or CFA will be highly regarded.
  • Strong preference for candidates with industrial / manufacturing & public listed company experience
  • Has debt and capital market experience in addition to treasury strategy and cashflow/liquidity.
  • Has the added experience exchange with SGX.
  • Has experience managing a team with good leadership experience.
  • Proficiency in financial software (SAP and Oracle), along with advanced mathematical skills.
  • Good knowledge of Financial Accounting, Financial Planning and Corporate Tax.
  • Excellent knowledge in treasury, mutual funds, cash management and interest rates, supplemented with mastery of Singapore's financial regulations and legislations.
  • Superior knowledge of bank's reconciliation statements and accounting aspect of transactions
  • Detailed oriented with a macro view on direction, strategy, and areas for refinement/ improvement.

To apply, pl send your cv in word doc to resume@cap-cg.com. Pl also include details on your current salary, expected salary and notice period in your cv.

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Posted by:
CAP Consulting (EA license: 14C7175)
Caroline Poh (EA Registration: R1105649)
Date ad is posted - 21 June 2024

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