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    Senior Treasury & Insurance Specialist Operations

    Date: May 5, 2021

    Location: Amsterdam, NL

    Company: AkzoNobel

    AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

    Job Purpose

    The purpose of the Treasury and Insurance Operations team is to manage the daily operations of Treasury and Insurance. It is the center where all Treasury activities come together: execution of external/intercompany business payments, validation/settlement external FX contracts, settlement intercompany loans and external guarantees to support local business.

    The key objective is to have efficient, effective and controlled execution of transaction processes at the lowest possible cost for both Treasury and Insurance. The challenge is to deliver on this ambition in a dynamic environment; dealing with constant changes in the organization, people, processes and systems. It requires an adaptive and client focused attitude, looking for continuous improvements.

    We offer a great opportunity to learn the Treasury activities within AkzoNobel, and enable you to further develop your Treasury skills in a professional environment with great further career opportunities either within the Treasury function or elsewhere within our company. Based on proven competence, you can grow into the role of Manager Treasury and Insurance Operations in due course.

    Key Accountabilities

    • Support the Manager Operations with leading the team to ensure that the daily back-office processes of Treasury and Insurance are executed in the most efficient, effective and controlled way, outperforming the internal SLAs and customer expectations;
    • Be the business partner for the GBS / retained finance shared services organizations;
    • Provide necessary training and manuals to the regional treasuries, GBS and SSC’s;
    • Ensure adherence to internal and external relevant regulations (e.g. EMIR, Dodd-Frank) and pro-actively prepare the organization for regulatory changes;
    • Provide insights via KPI’s and reports on operational metrics and cash positions;
    • Tender support in internal and external audits;
    • Support the follow-up on (non-financial) audit findings;
    • Provide key insights on financial risks (i.e. liquidity, counterparty, FX, interest and funding risk) on group level to top management by means of monthly and ad hoc reporting. Ensure consistent high quality of timely, reliable and relevant information. Bring reporting to best-in-class standards;
    • Managing Swift / SAP Treasury interface releasing authorized payment instructions to banks;
    • Execute quarterly customer satisfaction survey and follow-up on the feedback ;
    • Monitor and report process issues;
    • Participate in M&A, improvement projects.


    • A pro-active team player with a continuous improvement mentality, strong analytical skills and able to deal effectively with competing priorities in line with preset daily deadlines;
    • At least 3-5 years of back office finance operations experience in business finance, corporate companies, insurance company or banks;
    • Proven knowledge of Sap Treasury;
    • Finance Background and education at University Level;
    • Fluent in the use of both oral and written English;
    • Strong ‘hands-on’ mentality. The individual has a “can do” mentality and shows enthusiasm for the profession.

    Application details:

    We welcome your online application, reference 10849. Please note that applications sent by mail will not be considered. If you have any question, please feel free to contact our Talent Resourcing Partner Jeroen Sevenstern phone +31 (0)6 51706499.

    An employment screening may be part of the selection process.

    Agency or sales calls are not appreciated

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

    Requisition ID: 10849

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