Treasury Hub Lead EMEA

Fulltime, Finance Functions

Amsterdam, Netherlands Apply Now Apply until: 10 Feb 2023

Are you a Treasury executive with demonstrable experience in a multinational environment? Do you have outstanding analytical- and influencing skills? Are you a true team player with a strategic and lateral thinking approach to handle challenges? If so, we have a great opportunity for you!


Treasury Hub Lead EMEA
Fulltime, Amsterdam
Competitive salary
 
Your challenge as Treasury Hub Lead 
In this position you act as business partner for the businesses operating in the EMEA region. Your objective is to translate the global treasury agenda to the business. You will have 1 direct report and you will report to the Director Business Treasury. Responsibilities include:

 

Business partnering
Establish oneself and the team as treasury focal point for the businesses based in the region, country organization, functions (Control, Accounting, Legal, Tax, Audit, HR), banks, shared service centers, software vendors and local regulators.
Ensure effective review of investment & business proposals and sign-off on Treasury input.
Support the organization in change management processes and projects to achieve the Finance targets, e.g. ERP harmonization and process standardization via participation in regional/local projects.
Deploy and embed new rules, manuals, guidelines and processes. Train, educate and create awareness with the business to secure compliance, standardization and continuous improvement for all treasury processes.
Lead the team and ensure an inspiring environment to work in!

 

Active bank relationship management
Build a strong and trusted relationship with the different experts in the banks, service providers, local regulators and peers.

 

Deliver ‘best in class’ treasury processes
Cash management: provide effective and efficient processes to ensure that the businesses are able to pay and receive every day in the region. In addition, ensure that controls like limits and authorizations are adhered to. Delivery by cash management banks is governed by regular engagement, credit (facility) agreements and service reviews.
Trade Finance:  provide guidance and infrastructure to execute trade finance products, e.g. letters of credit, bank guarantees.
Bank Management:  engage with banks to ensure sustainable relations that maximize (credit) support at minimum costs with excellent service levels.

 

Optimal funding of the legal entities.
Lead the preparation of inter-company funding plans per entity/country in consultation with tax, legal, accounting and control. 
Drive cash visibility in the region and maintain optimal cash balances at legal entity level through liquidity planning in close cooperation with the business.
Initiate repatriation of cash to the center by way of cash pooling, upstream loans, dividends and other feasible options
Cooperate with Tax and Legal for effective structuring and tax optimization.

 

M & A transactions
Support special transactions with deal structuring, valuation and funding. 
Coordinate treasury integration, including financial exposures.

 

Governance
Deploy group treasury policies: i.e. directives, rules, guidelines and procedures.
Build treasury knowledge and awareness in the region e.g. via participation in the Finance Academy, presentations and training programs.
Procure adherence via engagement and controlling measures like In-Control and SOX audit reviews. Advice on and process requests for policy exceptions.

 

Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader and supply industries worldwide with essential chemicals for the manufacture of products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, as well as cleaning and personal care items. Over the course of our nearly 400 years of existence, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Nouryon operates in over 80 countries around the world.

 

Have you got what it takes?
To be successful in this position you must be an executive with at least 8 years of experience in Treasury or Finance with at least 5 years of management experience.  You have excellent analytical skills and the ability to translate your analysis into an effective risk management strategy. You are an effective and careful communicator. 
 
Next to this, you: 
•Have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience. An advanced degree is a plus. 
competency of problem solving Have a proven track record of undertaking financial analysis, complex modelling and providing financial advice to people in senior management roles. Ability to do critical thinking and solve complex problems
•Functional Excellence: Have a deep knowledge of international cash management processes, trade finance, risk management and corporate finance / tax planning, ability to drive continuous improvement. 
•Proficiency with Treasury workstations and banking systems a significant plus. Last at least you have a track record of contributing analysis and supporting decisions of senior management.
•Have excellent English oral and written communication skills.

 

•You own competences such as:  
-Strong collaborative team player with a service-oriented mind-set to support colleagues and engage a team of professionals. 
-Strategic leadership, being able to prioritize and organize work, make accurate judgements and decisions,  while delivering business results in a professional manner.
-Ability to work in a disciplined fashion, in line with policies and procedures. (disciplined, methodological and structured).
-Able to mobilize diverse teams, innovate through design and think lateral. 
-Personal integrity and ambassador of the company values.


This is our offer
You will be part of our international, fascinating and ambitious environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right! Our employment package comprises:
 
• A permanent contract.
• A competitive salary, based upon the experience you bring.
• 30 holidays.
• An attractive bonus scheme.
• An excellent pension plan.
• The option to participate in a collective health insurance.
• Training opportunities.
 
Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.
 
Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Treasury Hub Lead?
Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter.  Any questions? Please contact Marco Hoet, Recruiter, marco.hoet@nouryon.com
 
Note: applications via email will not be taken into consideration.
 
A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.

 

We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.
 

Vacancy data
Closing date
10 Feb 2023
Vacancy number
N0008238
Organization
Continent
Europe
Country
Netherlands
Site
Amsterdam
Business
Finance Functions
Job characteristics
Job family
Finance
Hierarchy level
Executive
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

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