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Job Title - Treasury Manager
Team - Treasury
Location - Amsterdam
Booking.com centralised Treasury team is looking for an experienced Treasury professional to lead our Cash Management and In-house Bank function.
You will be part of the Global Treasury Team of 30+ people and the position forms an integral part of the Treasury Management Team at Booking.com. The preferred candidate will have 7 + years of relevant experience preferably from a large international corporate organisation or FinTech Firm with international coverage.
Reporting to the Director of Treasury, the preferred candidate should be accustomed to multitasking and working in a fast paced environment while working collaboratively across various internal and external teams to successfully execute on agreed deliverables.
You will act as a trusted business partner to key internal business units and internal stakeholders, while working closely with relationship banks to design optimal, centralised cash management structures and solutions to support our evolving business models.
The successful candidate will lead a team of 4 Treasury professionals responsible for the execution and management of all operational activities attaching to this function. You will manage the allocation and performance of operational and project based work streams and ensure the ongoing development of your direct reports.
A successful candidate should possess strong technical Treasury knowledge, excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and be able to partner with stakeholders of various levels of seniority, demonstrating strong business judgement skills while being able to think creatively and strategically.
You will be accustomed to a work environment that thrives on change, innovation and initiative, and be able to manage competing priorities while working under pressure to deliver successful project outcomes.
You will play a lead role in ongoing transformational initiatives to shape, enhance and develop the global cash management function to comply with regulatory frameworks in relation to safeguarding of third party funds, while ensuring that capital adequacy is maintained and liquidity optimisation models are developed.
Lead the cash management function and associated processes, policies and workstreams;
Take a lead role in the design and operational enablement of efficient cash management structures, liquidity monitoring and funding strategies for newly formed regulated entities;
Project Lead for implementation of various cash management projects to include expansion of In House Bank functionalities and Global Cash and Liquidity Management solutions (Notional Pooling / Local pooling structures)
Project lead in ERP and TMS transformation projects to design cash and liquidity management processes and future system architecture identifying risks and proposing mitigating controls;
Lead the short term cashflow forecasting improvement process inclusive of TMS system enablement and design to automate and improve short term cash flow forecast accuracy;
Ensure cash management activities and processes are compliant to all applicable rules and regulations (board approved policies, SOX and business controls adherence, and accounting tax principles and policies are applied)
Enhance internal controls and process documentation in relation to core operational tasks for cash and liquidity management to ensure best practice processes are developed, enhanced and adhered to;
Drive process and automation improvements leveraging key treasury applications to include SAP/S4 Cash Management, SAP In House Cash and SAP Treasury and Risk Management (TRM) System(s) and Reval Treasury Risk Management System;
Resourcing and leading a team of 4 FTEs through the allocation and performance measurement of all day to day operational activities to include, cash concentration, payments initiation and foreign currency funding, money market investments and redemptions, short term forecasting and In House Bank operations;
Be a trusted business partner across various internal teams for all cash management related matters to support with new product and payment initiatives to assess liquidity and Treasury impact areas;
Drive senior management reporting improvements in relation to cash positioning;
Liaise with Relationship Banks to resolve payment, transactional and operational issues as required.
A proven professional track record of at least 7+ years treasury experience gained with an International Corporation, Financial Institution or Fintech;
Experience with the regulatory requirements for licensed eMoney Institutions and ability to translate these requirements into Treasury and cash management operating procedures is a big plus;
Masters degree in related field and designation as a certified Cash Manager or Certified Treasury Professional is a plus and Swift Certifications is an advantage;
Experience in developing Treasury teams and processes;
Experience in change management and transformational projects relating to process redesign and efficiency improvements for cash management operations;
Proven track record in designing and implementing centralised cash management and optimal working capital structures relating to cash pooling and In House Bank activities;
Solid understanding of European payments and electronic money regulations;
Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels;
Good working knowledge of Treasury Management systems and direct experience with SAP / S/4 Hana and SAP In House Bank modules;
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet required deadlines while managing competing priorities and working within a faced paced environment;
Understanding of accounting, general ledger postings for intercompany / FX / cash pool flows and how multiple accounting processes impact and overlap one another;
Quantitative and analytical skills, including basic modelling skills;
Broad knowledge and understanding of swift connectivity, MT messages;
Strong Project Management experience and delivery skills.