Treasury Analyst Front Office
Opening Date: 27/07/22
Closing Date: 12/08/22
Competitive salary and benefits apply
Location: Central Cambridge Hybrid working
At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives every day. In Finance, you may not feel you’re at the frontline of research but your role in changing patients’ lives is critical. Our mission is ambitious and it takes the skills of a collaborative team to really deliver on what science can do and to always put patients first.
AstraZenecas Finance function is on a transformation journey with the objective of delivering excellence in financial operations and insight. As this strategy continues to drive the effectiveness and performance of the business, best in class finance support and leadership becomes ever more important.
AstraZeneca has an opportunity for a Treasury Analyst to join the Treasury Front Office team as part of the wider Group Treasury function based in our central Cambridge office. Working within a collaborative team you will be responsible for managing the day to day liquidity of the Group across c. 30 currencies as well as having engagement on all other day to day activities of the Front Office function.
The role requires an individual to have a good attention to detail, intuition and decisiveness.
The Group Treasury team is currently made up of 19 individuals, supporting the AstraZeneca Group on all Treasury matters. The role and current size of the core Treasury team provides an excellent opportunity to directly contribute to the Treasury function of a global FTSE 10 company.
AstraZeneca is an employer which is accredited by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). Additionally, Group Treasury has recently won two Team of the Year awards, presented by both the ACT and Treasury Today.
Role and Key Responsibilities
Monitor and manage the Asian and European Group cash pooling arrangements daily across c. 30 currencies
Monitor and manage key FX exposures across the Group
Execute daily foreign exchange transactions to manage the Group liquidity and hedge exposures ($10+ billion of FX spots and forwards per annum)
Manage (and report on) daily liquidity through investment and redemption of a variety of short-term money market instruments (eg money market funds, repos, separately managed accounts) to maximise yield within security and liquidity constraints (year end 2021 group cash investments of $5 billion)
Issue short-term debt in the US Commercial Paper market
Assist with the prodcution of daily, weekly and other periodic reporting related to Front Office activities
Front Office point of contact for all funding needs from the Group
Run and analyse Front Office monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Collaborate with Treasury Operations to ensure efficient executiion of daily tasks
Challenge existing processes to drive continuous improvement/automation
Provide support on ad-hoc treasury projects and initiatives
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Qualified to degree level with a professional finance qualification desirable e.g. ACT, CIMA, CFA
Experience working in an international Treasury function with significant dealing exposures
Good understanding of and interest in financial markets
Focus on delivery and able to work accurately and decisively under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and takes pride in doing so
Sets high personal standards and takes responsibility for delivering top-class service, always acting with integrity
Experience of treasury management system, preferably Quantum
Strong Excel skills and comfortable with basic statistical and financial analysis
Excellent communication skills and the ability to foster respectful working relationships within AZ and with our external financial counterparties
At AstraZeneca were dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and spark your entrepreneurial spirit. Theres no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. Were on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.
So, whats next?
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Original source: Indeed