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Job Specification

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Summary

  • Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Job Role: Treasury Manager
  • Reporting line: CFO
  • Preferred nationality: Open to all nationalities located within KSA

The Company

Our client is a renowned and well established family owned business and one of the largest reputed diversified conglomerates in KSA.  They have been operating for over four decades and is one of the most successful and fastest growing group of companies in the Kingdom.  Their portfolio of companies includes Legal Professional Services Trading, Manufacturing, Communication, Retail Catering, Real Estate and Franchising.

Job Overview

Under general direction of the GCFO, the Treasury Manager’s role is to manage various banking functions such as managing daily cash flows; timely availments and repayments of loans, arranging new and renewal of banking facilities, optimizing borrowing costs, hedging of Interest rates and foreign currency, efficient utilization of Working Capital, monitoring various Financial Ratios and Banks facilities covenants, managing banking relationship, ensuring timely payments to venders& employees, monitoring bank reconciliation, supervise payroll processing; keeping track of banking transactions, supervise Treasury staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assess, monitor and manage all aspects of daily cash flows.
  • Forecast daily, weekly, monthly and yearly cash requirements and execute financing decisions accordingly.
  • Maintaining liquidity and ensure all funding requirements are met on timely basis.
  • Assessment of short term funds requirements & arranging Murabaha, Tayseer, Tawaruq financing accordingly.
  • Assessing and arranging Long / Medium Term Loans requirements at competitive rates and best terms to fund projects and purchase of fixed assets.
  • Efficient utilisation of Working Capital to minimize the borrowing cost.
  • Monitoring bank charges and optimizing financing costs.
  • Negotiating with National and International banks for availing new banking facilities, annual review of existing facilities, restructuring existing facilities and negotiating pricing.
  • Monitoring various financial ratios in line with covenants agreed with banks.
  • Review the banking architecture, updating bank signatories list and propose necessary changes as and when needed, including opening and closing of bank accounts.
  • Ensuring the online banking is implemented throughout the group
  • Monitoring the issuance / amendment of Letter of Credits (LCs) and Bank Guarantees (BGs) / Performance Bond etc.
  • Keeping track of Foreign exchange rate movements, company’s exposures & advising management on hedging accordingly.
  • Monitoring Interest rates and arranging coupon settlement on existing IRS deal.
  • Ensure interest rates on bank facilities’ as well as the foreign currency exchange rates are appropriately hedged on a timely basis.
  • Supervise the Bank Reconciliation process, ensuring timely action to resolve reconciliation items.
  • Keeping proper record of banking facility agreements.
  • Review and monitor monthly payroll processing and ensure the compliance of the Wage Protection System (WPS) promulgated by the Labor Ministry of Saudi Arabia.
  • Ensuring timely payment to vendors and employees.
  • Understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure related to Treasury functions.
  • Monitoring appropriate provision for accrued interest and other financial charges.
  • Provide necessary information on related Treasury function to the Auditors.
  • Providing necessary treasury date required for preparing annual budget and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborates with the other department managers to achieve the overall goals and objectives of the company.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries from the GCFO, GFC, Finance Manager, Accounting Manager and other department managers relating to treasury functions.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as and when needed.
  • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advice on the progress to enhance the professional development.
  • Prepare the KPIs for all direct reports.
  • Additional duties as directed by GCFO and management

Knowledge and Skills

  • Will need to demonstrate that they can apply theoretical knowledge on relevant aspects of Treasury functions in treasury products into practice.
  • Exposure in dealing with national and international banks in arranging bank facilities at competitive rates and best terms.
  • Experience in ERP- Oracle cash management module to thrive in a fast -pace setting.
  • Advanced IT skills (especially in Excel and Power Point).

Key Requirements

  • CA, ACCA, CPA, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 year’s managerial experience in handling treasury functions in Real Estate, Retail and Manufacturing group of companies.
  • Extensive experience in preparing cash forecasts and cash flow analysis.
  • Well experienced in interest rate swap (IRS) and currency hedging operations.
  • Knowledge of borrowing, investment, banking and financial instruments.
  • Knowledge of ERP system (Oracle) and treasury software.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory skills required.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required

Interested candidates please send your CV and contact details to profiles@darlingtonme.com referencing ‘Treasury Manager’ in the subject line.

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