Treasury Manager

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Job ID#: 11150

Treasury Manager


Global commodities trading client has engaged us to identify an experienced Treasury Manager to join its team of Treasury and Trade Finance professionals.  Treasury Manager will manage a staff of junior Treasury professionals and provide mentorship and support that promotes their career growth.  In addition to daily duties, Treasury Manager will also play an integral part in the strategic growth of the company's trading business, assisting the senior treasury leadership in managing bank relationships, optimizing financing structures, collaborating with front-office traders, and promoting process and system improvements. This is a high visibility role that interfaces and collaborates with multiple organization functions including Treasury, Trade Finance, Credit, Middle Office, Legal and Accounting to ensure seamless coverage of funding requirements.  Professionalism is of utmost importance as the incumbent will maintain critical external relationships with key stakeholders including banking partners.  This role, located in Houston, Texas, reports to the Treasury and Trade Finance Head. 

Core Role Accountabilities:

Operational focus is on managing daily treasury operations of the company:

  • Demanding role within a fast-paced environment with high exposure to management and front-office teams
  • Cashflow forecasting and variance reporting
  • Managing day-to-day liquidity and payment approvals process
  • Taking responsibility for Borrowing Base and other bank reporting
  • Monitoring FX exposure and hedging risks
  • Ownership of working capital allocations, tracking, and costing

Strategic focus will include guidance on growth and expansion efforts:          

  • Mentoring younger talent
  • Expanding bank relationships
  • Optimizing financing structures
  • Promoting process efficiencies through technology enhancements


  • A total of 10+ years relevant experience covering finance, credit, accounting, cash management and treasury management with a minimum of 2 years within treasury operations.
  • Managerial proficiency with demonstrated success in mentoring young talent
  • Experience in the commodities trading space, ideally with trading and financing agreements
  • Experience working in a merchant business and preferably not one that relies on unsecured credit or parental support for all liquidity
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in relevant field
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Fluent English required, other languages will be an asset

Other attributes

  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrate and inspire integrity and professionalism
  • Can do attitude / driven, self-motivated and goal orientated
  • Team player; able to build relationships across the company
  • Candidate must be able to manage large amounts of data and build their own spreadsheet and database models.  Programming experience also highly desirable
  • Must be a critical thinker

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