Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Treasury Analyst - Edinburgh

£34000 - £42000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1669 Date Posted: Friday 03 Apr 2020
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with an established retail bank headquartered in Edinburgh. They are seeking to hire a Treasury Analyst to join their Treasury Department.

The role will be responsible for assisting the Treasury Back Office Manager in fulfilling all aspects of the confirmation and settlement of financial products and assisting in the production and analysis of the associated monitoring and reporting processes.

You will be accountable for the reputation of the Treasury Back Office team and the wider Treasury Department as a whole both internally and externally. The successful candidate should have the ability to provide SME support to others in the team and deputise for the Back Office Manager as required.

This is an excellent opportunity for an analytical-minded individual to work to make an impact within a well-respected organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the prompt confirmation and settlement of Treasury Transaction Management’s deals and payments;  including monitoring against dealer mandates and internal policy metrics
  • Performing daily calculation of cleared and uncleared margin collateral calls, and agreement of these with our counterparties. Daily agreement of swap cash-flow nettings and rate re-sets with counterparties
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of the bank accounts to Quantum treasury management system, with prompt investigation and remediation of any outstanding items
  • Accountable for the accurate completion of the daily control pack, including exposure monitoring & breach reporting
  • Supporting the daily reporting of derivative trades and valuations to the Regis EMIR trade repository system
  • Assisting with the EMIR regulatory reconciliation of derivative portfolios with counterparties;
  • Completion of weekly stock reconciliations between our custodian and treasury management system
  • Responsible for the daily Intra-day Liquidity data collection, analysis and quarterly reporting submissions processes
  • Maintaining accurate and complete system static data and liaising with the Systems & Controls team on changes

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience of working in a Treasury Back Office or Treasury Finance environment is essential
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and financial information is desirable; Experience of working with Quantum or similar Treasury Management Systems and Confirmation Matching systems advantageous; and exposure to a Risk & Control environment and/or Regulatory reporting framework desirable
  • Analytical mind-set; Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills; Pro-active work ethic
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise critical activities, work under pressure and consistently deliver to a high standard
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision