For our client, a global professional investment firm with an established track record of substantial and sustainable investments and the objective to create long-term value, we are looking for an experienced treasurer.
To enjoy and to be successful in this generalist role you are a passionate, energetic, entrepreneurial thinking, hands-on treasurer who thrives in an intercultural, merit-based and high-performance but yet informal work environment with flat hierarchies.
You feel at ease communicating across all levels of an organization and appreciate the learnings of working in interdisciplinary, high-level project teams. Directly supporting and reporting into the CFO you will closely collaborate with the senior management and executives.
The client offers an interesting career development perspective, an attractive compensation package and centrally located offices in the heart of Zurich.
Forecast cash flow positions based on company needs
Liaise with accountants and controllers to ensure accuracy and integrity of treasury accounting
Prepare board presentations and monthly treasury reports
Maintain relationships with financial institutions such as banks, brokers and insurances
Ensure that sufficient funds are available to cover operational and capital investment needs
Arrange for equity and debt financing
Advise on and implement hedging strategies to mitigate (currency) risks
Maintain an efficient system of policies that adequately control treasury activities including company’s risk management
Manage compliance with external regulations (FATCA, AIA, KYC processes)
Support senior management in managing co-investments (sensitivity analysis, cap tables, valuation of portfolio companies, etc.) and in negotiating financing of new investments
Lead work streams to structure transactions and investments
Assuming board functions at subsidiaries (non-operational entities)
Ensure sufficient insurance coverage for all business activities (D&O, personnel, third-party liability, W&I and other insurances)
Actively contribute to special projects, e.g. GDPR and IT strategy
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance or banking or equivalent work experience
At least 5 years of progressively responsible treasury experience for a major company or family office
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Proficient with financial software systems (Trinity, Bloomberg) and excellent MS Office skills
Fluency in written and spoken German, proficiency in English, other languages a plus
Strong academic credentials
Self starter with excellent analytical, problem solving and project management skills
Well-organized, trustworthy and reliable
Focused and distinct attention to detail
Thorough understanding of derivatives, hedging, bank account management and international fund flows
Proven working knowledge of banking industry rules and regulations
Sound intercultural, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills